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    How to Rehab Your Athletes Back to Kipping – Part 1

    A lot of my athletes are coming back from shoulder injuries where they couldn’t kip previously.  This could be after a major surgery like rotator cuff repair or a bad impingement syndrome / tendinopathy that leaves athletes unable to kip. Now, like any other shoulder patient we’ll need to have...
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    How to Hang on a Bar Without Hurting Your Shoulders

    Most people have a very aggressive introduction to hanging and kipping movements.  It usually goes a little bit like this: Hop right up and grab the bar.  Didn’t fall off?  Great let’s try kipping. As coaches and athletes we generally don’t think much of jumping up and hanging onto...
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    2 Easy Ways to Get More From Your Foam Rolling

    I like to use foam rolling a lot to help gain new range of motion for my clients.  It’s fast and easy to do.  It’s also a great option for people who have pain with stretching or at their end range of motion (think shoulder impingement or femoral acetabular...
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    Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sale! (30% off everything)

    You know what time of the year it is, I love black friday and cyber monday.  All of those juicy continuing education products I’ve been eyeing all year long are now on sale.  Continuing education is something that sets you apart from your peers and makes the difference with...
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    Labor Day 2016 Sale! (20% off everything)

    In honor of Labor Day this year I’m running a 20% sale on all products on my site: Monkey Method: Movement Essentials: The Ultimate Guide to Understanding and Fixing Technical Flaws in the Handstand, Muscle-up and Olympic Lifts Learn to Assess and Correct Your Own Movements as Well as Your...
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POINT MUGU, Calif. (July 28, 2007) - Two Navy triathletes lead the way during the cycling portion of the Armed Forces Triathlon at Point Mugu. The triathlon, held at Naval Base Ventura County, consisted of a 1.5-kilometer swim, 40-kilometer bike ride and a 10-kilometer run. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Michael Moriatis (RELEASED)

    Why Your Hard Met-cons Are Too Easy and Your Easy Met-cons are Too Hard – Introducing Polarized Training

    First of all, I stole this title right from a Triathlon Magazine and wanted to give credit where it was due. The title was too perfect not to use.  Second of all I think this idea I’m about to write about is super intriguing and a variable that can...
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    Easy Ways to Prevent and Treat Elbow Issues

    I see a decent amount of elbow pain in the clinic.  I see quite a bit of medial (inside) elbow pain mostly from a lot of false grip and rope climb work.  This area tends to flair-up with a lot of gripping with the elbow in a flexed position...
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    How to Increase Your Risk of Injury by 7000%

    We all know the importance of having adequate mobility in order to perform snatches, clean and jerks, handstands and muscle-ups.  We also know just how important technique is to performance and injury prevention.  I think as a community we’re getting better at periodizing our programming to peak during a...
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    Shoulder Pain, Shoulder Blades, Kipping and Powerful Monkeys – Podcast on The Movement Fix with Ryan Debell

    Recently my good friend Ryan Debell over at TheMovementFix.com interviewed me for his podcast.  Ryan and I have been friends and have worked together several times in the past and I was really excited to be on the show.  It gets a bit silly throughout but we do get down...