3 Fundamentals To Improve Agility For Your Recreational Sport

I’m directing this towards you guys who enjoy playing sports but aren’t necesseraly playing at an elite level. You probably play for fun, but let’s be honest, nobody likes losing! It doesn’t matter if you just play socially or competitively, the primitive nature to compete and win comes to the surface when the whistle blows.…

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4 Mistakes Guys Make in The Gym When Trying to Become More Athletic

Even though I only play sport socially now, I still want to be athletic! Playing basketball has always been a way to blow off some steam and let out that competitive nature that gets bottled up inside. But what sucks is not being able play anymore because we’re injured. Or not being able to perform…

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6 Loaded Stretches to Improve Shoulder Mobility

Shoulder Mobility If you want to improve the way you move, or are interested in strength training. Having good shoulder mobility will help you get the results you want. Mobility gives us freedom and allows us to get more out of our bodies. Also in terms of staying injury free and building proportion and symmetry,…

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8 Progressions to Get Your First Freestanding Handstand

BE WARNED I’m going to start by saying that the freestanding handstand requires patience, persistence and dedication. If you don’t have these qualities then you need a handstand practice in your life, these qualities can be developed! The warning above is because, getting a freestanding handstand is not something you will achieve in a couple…

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Get Your First Ring Muscle Up

My Experience Getting my first ring muscle up has been the most memorable experience in my movement journey to date! I can still remember it clearly, I walked to the park, I was by myself and hung the gymnastic rings from a net-less soccer goal frame. I went to the park with the intention to practice…

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Arguably The Best Upper Body Exercise You May Be Doing Wrong

The Pull Up If you’re like me, you have a love hate relationship with pull ups. I always knew they were good for me but man were they hard work! Especially when I first started training. Everyone told me that I needed to do them to get that V shape, you know what I mean…

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Jump Higher Or Grow a Booty With This 1 Movement

The Hip Hinge Whether you want to jump higher or grow your booty, learning the hip hinge is very important. Without the basic understanding of a bend pattern (also known as the hip hinge) you won’t get the most out of the more advanced strength movements. Which include KB swings, dead lift variations and Olympic…

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Thoracic Mobility Circuit to Improve Your Posture, Back Bridge & Overcome Shoulder Pain

I mentioned in my last post that if you’re experiencing shoulder pain, it generally originates from having a locked up thoracic spine. Therefore, to stop aggravating the shoulder enough to let it heal, the thoracic mobility of the spine needs to be addressed. If you missed my last post click here. Another important thing to understand…

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3 Area’s to Consider When Addressing Shoulder Pain

When I see a pair of rings hanging from the ceiling I cant help myself. I’ll grab them suckers and go to town, but on this particular day I got excited! Completely unprepared I started flipping around and ended up trying to hold a front lever when I felt something weird in my shoulder! I tweaked…

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Why You Should Learn The Handstand

All I can speak is from my experience, and it’s done a lot for me. The handstand has done more for me than any other movement I’ve really learned or practised. Firstly, in terms of what it does physically, things like shoulder stability, core strength and body awareness. Powerful stuff there but it’s more than…

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