The Benefits of the Front Squat

By | March 30th, 2023|Categories: Function, Mobility & Movement, Squat & Deadlift, Warm Up|Tags: , , , , |

First the WHAT and the WHY Whether you're a personal trainer or just a fitness enthusiast, front squats are a variation of the squat that can add a lot to your program and development. Most [...]

100 Rep Leg Press Challenge

By | March 22nd, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Hypertrophy? Strength? Mental Adaptations? Growth? It all started with an article about starting each work out with 100 reps on the leg press. Yes, 100 reps on the leg press before starting every work out [...]

Do You Need A Personal Training Certification?

By | March 17th, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Benefits of Certification Having a personal training certification is necessary for several reasons. Firstly, it demonstrates that a personal trainer has met certain standards and qualifications, and has completed the necessary training and education to [...]

Static Postural Assessments – PT Skills

By | April 28th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

It’s important to make clients feel comfortable. Especially beginner-level clients; their commitment levels can be tenuous at best. Static Postural Assessments are great opportunities to gather info, and perception is everything. There are people who [...]

Kettlebell Foundations – The Upright Plank

By | April 6th, 2022|Categories: Core, Function, HIIT & Specialized Training, Loaded Movement, Squat & Deadlift|

The Upright Plank One of the foundational concepts of Kettlebell Strength Training (and Strength Training in general) is the “Upright Plank.” The Upright Plank is the difference between controlling the Kettlebell and overswinging it. The [...]

How does the TFM Course Make You Better at Programming?

By | March 11th, 2022|Categories: Corrective Exercise, Function, Mobility & Movement, Practicum, Professional Development & Client Interaction, Warm Up|

Recovery is an essential tool and separates elite trainers from average. The TFM course includes the best practices from Fascial Stretch Therapy, Muscle Activation Techniques, and Functional Range Conditioning into one advanced system. Delivering results [...]