First, what does RDL mean? Romanian Deadlift. Second, what is a Romanian deadlift? It is a deadlift variation that emphasizes a hip hinging movement with minimal knee bend that trains the posterior chain. It can be done with a barbell, dumbbells or in this case here with a trap bar. Want more variation? Add some […]
As I’ve mentioned before everyone should be incorporating some type of deadlifting into their training programs. There might not be an exercise that is more “functional” than the deadlift. On top of that you are training a boat load of muscle groups and strength qualities at once: the glutes, the hamstrings, the upper back, grip […]
Get on a lacrosse ball or tennis ball and watch that aching knee pain disappear.
This weather giving you a little cabin fever? Caught up on all your DVR programming and last six months of People magazine? Here are five workouts you can do anywhere, at any time with little to no equipment. 30/30s Pick 5-8 exercises depending upon what you have access to. If you do not have any […]
I had a 20 Random Training Thoughts blog post a few weeks ago so it’s time to follow it up with a 20 Random Nutrition Thoughts post. If fat loss is your goal, calories do matter. Females should aim for a daily calorie intake that is around 10x their body weight. Males should aim for […]