Strength: noun. the ability to overcome.


“Goofy” Exercise That Improves Your Posture, Boosts Your Strength

by GEOFFN May 15, 2013 Movement

I’ve been around the fitness industry a LONG time – 20 years. I’ve seen a lot of stuff come and go. And a lot of stuff that hasn’t left that should. One of the things that has bled from the rehabilitative/health industry over into the fitness industry is the idea of “corrective exercise.” You know, […]

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“Fat Guy” Does Muscle Up

by GEOFFN May 13, 2013 Movement

I’ve always been fascinated by the upper body strength of male gymnasts. These guys are studs. Their muscularity is phenomenal and their strength, well, absolutely amazing. Unfortunately, I’ve always sucked at gymnastic type movements. Until recently. (Ok, I still suck, but not as badly as I once did.) I’ve always wanted to do a Muscle […]

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Reflexive Stability: Regained. (Video Proof)

by GEOFFN April 17, 2013 Movement

It’s taken me 3 years to get here, but I think I can safely say that I’ve fully regained my reflexive stability. Not a bad trade off considering I never fully developed it as a kid and went for 36-37 years without it. For a time investment, I’ll take that any day. It only took […]

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A Test So Easy A 2 Year Old Can Pass It…

by GEOFFN April 16, 2013 Movement

So we’ve been talking about about the concept of reflexive stability and its impact on your strength training and your results. Specifically, I put forward the argument that all your aches, pains, and injuries – and all movement dysfunctions and compensations – come from a lack of reflexive stability. Then we looked at the primary […]

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The “S-Word”: Scientifically Proven To Kill You Sooner

by GEOFFN April 12, 2013 Movement

In my last [unintentionally controversial] blog post, I asserted that the root cause of [many of] our aches, pains, and injuries are due to a lack of reflexive stability. In this post, I want to look at HOW we lose (in most cases) our reflexive stability. But before we do, here’s a little disclaimer / […]

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