What silence is to sound

Although high intensity interval training or (HIIT) has become extremely popular over the last decade or so, it seems as though many coaches and trainers are still unsure of the underlying physiology of HIIT and exactly how best to merge it into a program. For anybody looking for a crash course on why HIIT works [...]

Big doors on little hinges swing

Stemming from my recent forays into research on the risks and benefits associated with exercise using Kettlebells, I was asked by a fellow coach for my thoughts on safety considerations involved in the Kettlebell Swing, and its potential benefits. As with most exercises, the inclusion of which into a program is obviously individual and end-goal [...]

Look you beyond the trees; a forest lies

The introduction of the joint-by-joint theory several years ago initiated a dramatic paradigm shift in the way that I and certainly many other coaches, trainers and therapists view the human body and its movement and training requirements. Although remarkable in its simple complexity, its application woven into the FMS is nothing shy of magic and [...]

He who best adapts proceeds best

Neuroplasticity is a non-particular term describing the brain and nervous systems capacity for experience dependant re-organization and malleability of structure and function. The brain is able to rearrange and reconfigure its vast network of circuitry, constantly creating new neural pathways of communication and re-routing existing connections in response to new information, sensory stimulation, development, damage [...]