At the end of each year, I like to see what you beautiful…sexy…outstanding people liked the most from the jazz I be putting out.
I want to understand you. Let me in!!!!
While most of the top 10 were in the exercise-specific realm, I didn’t really see a common trend. It seems as though my fam have eclectic tastes.
It’s probably why we get along so well!
I want to thank you, the fam, for making 2017 an outstanding year. It has been all the comments, questions, stories, and praise that keeps me outputting content for you.
I got some big things planned for 2018, and we may mix up the format a bit, but I think you will like the changes.
But enough rambling. Let’s check out the top 10. First off…
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One of my favorite classes of the year, put on by my fam from Resilient. Here we learned all the fundamental keys to effective movement, how to perform the big lifts savagely well, and how to use specific movements to improve joint position in these lifts.
Follow these guys, they are some of the biggest stewards of the profession.
My thoughts on pain education have morphed a substantial degree over the past year. While I think my understanding of pain’s complexities have enhanced, I’ve worked on simplifying my education paradigms.
I’ve often found that going down the neurophysiological rabbit hole is completely unnecessary, and providing simple examples has led to substantial changes in buy-in and client understanding.
Check this talk out to understand the process, and get my updated thoughts.
Man, fam. I literally just posted this and am amazed to the extent that this post skyrocketed.
Pretty much everything I discuss is not original, but my interpretation of what other incredibly intelligent individuals are saying.
Here are resources that I draw from, and something I hope to continually update and refine.
When approaching continuing education courses that you really want to learn and understand, there are key processes one must undergo to maximize the learning experience.
Consider this the guide.
Deadlifting is one of my favorite moves for getting all types of gainzzz in the gym. It also happens to be one of my favorite exercises to coach.
When I am thinking deadlift, I am thinking of particular biomechanical processes, coaching cues, and programming tips.
In this deep dive, I highlight all of those pieces to provide my understanding of what is going on with the deadlift.
I’ve done quite a few online movement consultations this year, and this case study highlights that process
Here, I outlined the entire treatment process and post-treatment reflections. You get a glimpse in terms of what presentations lead me to making particular clinical decisions. If you can understand what compensatory strategies to look for, and what movements can drive favorable change, you can accomplish a lot without even touching someone.
If there is one thing I’ve improved upon over the last year, especially with working with basketball cats, it’s been squatting.
Squatting is a great fundamental movement that ought to be mastered, and here you’ll learn the art of changing levels.
No vertical tibias here, fam!
When you work in basketball, ankle sprains are more the norm than the exception. The sooner you can get the players back on the court, the better chance you have at winning.
I developed a pretty successful protocol to doing just that. Treating acute ankle sprains in this fashion got most peeps to return immediately.
If breathing is a part of your program, you probably should have this basic position down pat. If it’s not, srsly?!?!
In this post, I outline the rationale behind the 90/90 hip lift, relevant testing that would implicate it’s usage, and a few different variations you can use with it.
I guess you guys need some help with sleeping (don’t we all). This post was by far the most popular.
This article discusses my sleep problem that I had with my fellas in the NBA D League, and it was a big one. With early flights and poor travel conditions, sleep was a luxury.
How do you make the most of a terrible situation? Read on to find out, and see the amazing results.
I want to thank everyone for making my return to blogging a joyous occasion. 2017 was a mixture of failures and successes for me, and you wonderful people have made this transition back to the blogosphere so smooth.
I am forever grateful that you have decided to become fam to this blog, and I look forward to seeing you here next year!
Stay hungry, stay learning, stay moving,