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Core Training Explained to the Lay Man.

Irving Henson
First, let’s define the word. According to dictionary.com (Okay,so I’m cheap and use free online dictionaries): Core – the central, innermost, or most essential part of anything. The body’s core consists of 29 muscles in the lumbo-pelvic-hip region. It’s not just your abs and lower back. It consists of 2 main parts. The inner and […]

4 Kettlebell Squat Moves You Should be Doing

The squat is one of the most fundamental moves in all of exercise. It is the foundation for so many functional patterns in life and should be a part of everyone’s workout regime. Kettlebells have grown in popularity over the years, but have been around for ages. This popularity unfortunately lends itself to overzealous beginners […]

Redefining Functional Training

Irving Henson
The sole goal of functional training is to enable the practitioner to function more effeciently. Like any workout regime, it requires planning and progression. There are a few factors to make functional training functional. 1) Muscle balance: If you have a tight muscle for example, a tight hamstring, doing single legged deadlifts though a “functional […]