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6 Causes of Extension Based Lower Back Pain in the Gym

Key Points: This article is pretty big so I’ve included the main points below:Overhead Mobility LimitationsOverhead mobility restrictions forces extra extension and stress on the lower back during overhead

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The Ultimate Guide to Getting Out of Low Back Pain and Back to Squatting, Deadlifting and Olympic Lifts

Key Points: This article is a monster so I’ve included the main points to getting out of low back pain and back to training below:Learn the basics about low back painRegular activities (work too) should

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How to Write Rehab Programs for Knee Pain

Knee pain can be a huge problem for athletes who enjoying squatting and olympic weightlifting. I think most coaches can come up with a few good modifications for athletes that have knee pain when

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How Squat Technique Affects Hip Pain and What to do About It

One of the most common injuries I see and work with on a regular basis is hip pain. Generally I’m working with people that have femoral acetabular impingement syndrome (FAIs). These folks generally

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How Shoulder Injuries Occur During Kipping Pull-ups and Muscle-ups

I’m a strong believer in understanding how injuries occur before we just start blindly applying a rehabilitation program. Think about it, how do we expect to get someone out of pain and back to

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Causes of Pain in the Front of the Shoulder When Pressing and How to Fix It

It’s time for another episode of STRONGER TV! In this episode we talk about one of the biggest issues we see on a regular basis, shoulder pain. Shoulder pain can be a major limiter when training

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The 4 Pillars of Building Overhead Strength

It’s time for another episode of STRONGER TV! In this episode we get to chatting about one of the biggest goals of our athletes, building strength overhead. In this video we go over: Why

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How to Assess Ankle Mobility and Considerations for Training

It’s time for another episode of STRONGER TV! In this episode we talk about one of my favorite topics, ankle mobility! Now I’ve been speaking about this concept for years but haven’t

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Why You Should Use Crawls and Copenhagen Planks in Your Training

It’s time for another episode of STRONGER TV! In this episode we talk about some of our favorite movements we love to plug into our training programs. We’re talking specifically about

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How to Use a Training Journal to Modify Training and Reduce Injury Risk

It’s time for another episode of STRONGER TV! In this episode we go even more in depth with auto-regulation, this time bringing in one of my favorite training tools, the training journal. In

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How to Use Auto-regulation to Boost Performance and Reduce Injury Risk

It’s time for another episode of STRONGER TV. In this episode we talk about one of my favorite topics, auto-regulation. Here’s the thing, training isn’t the only stressor in

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Dan Pope on the Conquer Athlete Podcast

Today’s post is a pretty interesting one. I recently had the opportunity to be interviewed by two of my good friends, Jason Leydon and Angelo Sisco. Both of these gentlemen are excellent

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