April ‘18 Book Club: The Way of the Superior Man (by David Deida)

“If you were absolutely fearless, would you be earning a living in exactly the same way as you are now? Your edge is where you stop short, or where you compromise your fullest gift, and, instead, cater to your fears… Your fear is the sharpest definition of your self. You should know it. You should feel it virtually constantly. Fear needs to become your friend, so that you are no longer uncomfortable with it.” Read More

Spinal Rolls – Dr. Tommy John’s Daily Spinal Hygiene

Great for countering effects of desk sitting and daily phone usage/screen time. From an upright position, flexing/bending each level of the spine forward one-by-one to deepest range of motion, then extending/straightening up each level one-by-one until upright again. Read More

Standing Straight Leg Raise Hold – Slow Iso Holds

Develops basic strength foundation, foot/lower leg/hip strength-endurance, and tests one-legged balance. Simplest barefoot movement to be performed anywhere without any equipment. Read More

3-Way Hip Circles – Foot/Hip/Glute Strength

Develops basic strength foundation, foot/lower leg/hip strength-endurance, tests one-legged balance, and builds hip mobility in multiple ranges of motion. A high-repetition barefoot movement to be performed anywhere without any equipment. Read More

Pistol Squat Slow Negatives – One-Leg Squat Progressions

The lowering/eccentric portion of an advanced body-weight movement. Builds the ability to squat, go from sitting/standing safely, and musculature to support ankle, hip, and knee joints. Read More