Avoid Shin Splints By Following This Warm-Up
Video by Nuno Costa

If you struggle with shin splints, then make sure to read Coach Nuno’s blog post about the causes and cures for shin splints as well as following this warm-up before you run. Enjoy stronger shins and less pain when running by just incorporating these drills before your running session.

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Tips for Perfecting the Tall Jerk
Written by Gaje McDaniel

At the end of the day, strength plays a major role in Olympic weightlifting, but without technique, strength can only take you so far. Many athletes overlook the technique aspect and sometimes become too lazy to take the time out of their training session to work on it. The tall jerk drill is very quick and simple, allowing us to practice footwork while still performing the necessary overhead lockout and punch.

This drill simplifies the movement of the split jerk and helps an athlete focus on simple points of performance:

  • Fast Feet
  • Fast Hands
  • Vertical Chest
  • Strong Landing Position (NOT SOFT)

If you’re an athlete struggling with the concept of punching yourself down and under the barbell,

How Can I Strengthen My False Grip? 
Written by Cat Blatner

Many athletes struggle holding their false grip when they initially start learning how to do muscle ups. This can be a very frustrating position to be in as it can often feel uncomfortable if not used to the grip. So, here are a few tips to help strengthen that false grip position and get you more comfortable with it.

Kettlebell False Grip Carry

Working with Kettlebells can be a great way to increase your time in a false grip position.

Patellar Pain – Are We Properly Addressing the Issue?
Written by Michele Vieux

Do you suffer from persistent knee pain? Done physical therapy with limited results? Changed your training routine or life because of your pain? Well you are not alone.

Patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) is one of the most common conditions limiting athletes. PFPS is often used as an umbrella term for abnormal patella tracking due to: decreased flexibility of the quadriceps, hamstrings, iliotibial band, and gastrocnemius; decreased strength of the quadriceps and hamstrings; joint laxity; deviations in patellar mobility and tilting;

Patellar Pain – Are We Properly Addressing the Issue?
Written by Michele Vieux

Do you suffer from persistent knee pain? Done physical therapy with limited results? Changed your training routine or life because of your pain? Well you are not alone.

Patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) is one of the most common conditions limiting athletes. PFPS is often used as an umbrella term for abnormal patella tracking due to: decreased flexibility of the quadriceps, hamstrings, iliotibial band, and gastrocnemius; decreased strength of the quadriceps and hamstrings; joint laxity; deviations in patellar mobility and tilting;