Here is a functional core training video of me taking you through a transverse chop with the Cablebar. As I have mentioned several times before, the transverse plane of motion is easily the most important to master if you want some gains out of your functional training regimen. Doing
It has been a while since I have made a full length video! Schedule and gym has been packed and it has really just been rough trying to find time to get it going. After getting e-mails over and over again from a certain few people ;), I decided
In all of the years I have been in the fitness industry, I am yet to find anything out there that critically breaks down the principles of an effective gait pattern. Over the last 3 months, it has been my mission to understand this super complex system of movement.
Here's a video of me running a personal training session with MMA fighter Delvon Garret, our focus today being the improvement of his boxing mechanics. I have been finding that if you truly want to get an athlete to perform better, it's the small incremental changes that need to
Here is a video of me running through a personal training session with Kai at my gym in San Diego, CA. We have really been getting a focus on wiring in thoracic extension into her movements, as she tends to go into an elevation and flexing in the thoracic,
Here is a video of me doing a personal training session with one of my favorite people on the planet. If there is one word I could use to describe John Sadler, that word would be unstoppable. When we first started, there were an assortment of "dysfunctional patterns" we
As I have gotten a better understand of the human body, I have learned that plyometric exercises might the most important of all types of movement to master. Plyometrics involve the exact ballistic setting you would find in your reality, which make them essential for any effective MMA training
Here is a video of me running Delvon Garret through a personal training session to help improve the functional dynamics of MMA. We have already been working on rehabbing an LCL and PCL tear for about 3 months. During those 3 months, we have covered Myofascial Release and Integrated
Here's a video of a personal training session working with Bryce on his punching mechanics for MMA. This guy is a definite phenom of an athlete with a mind that is obsessive about technique and perfection. Looking forward to progressing and reaching new training milestones. Enjoy!
Here is video of me helping Bryce develop a foundation to help him in his MMA training. In this video we work on the fundamentals of developing the support structures in his lumbo pelvic and lumbo thoracic region. When I first trained Bryce, I could notice a major set
Here is a stability ball workout routine I concocted for your Wednesday morning. The stability ball has been another one of those pieces of equipment that have stuck around through my entire career. If the exercises are executed with proper efficiency, It is fantastic for developing functional core strength.
Here is a video of me helping Gabriel Writer build a foundation to improve his golf biomechanics. In terms of functionality, there are few sports that embody the transverse plane like golf. For Gabriel, it has been a major challenge to get him away from overusing the frontal plane
If there is one thing I have learned from being around the MMA scene in the last year and a half, it's that injuries are inevitable for a fighter at one point or the other, unless they take the necessary precautions to prevent them first. Since the sport of
Here is a video of me covering some basic functional training exercises with my client Ian. We had a bit of a break due to life happening, but we got back on track for a few sessions to get this show back on the road. Even while he was
The latest in my functional training Human Performance Series! This Human Performance video covers some of the most important elements you can have to improve athleticism for Mixed Martial Arts. MMA is arguably the most dynamic sport in the world. Since there is such a mix of fighting styles
Here is a video of me running through some basic Jiu Jitsu training with Bryce Shepard-Mejia. Over the last 10 years, I have been meaning to take on this art and eventually get a good understanding of Jui Jitsu's complex intricacies. In terms of working with the way my
Here's my latest video of me training one of my interns. It has been nothing but a joy seeing the progress we have made in the last few weeks. This is due to Kai really taking the initiative of making this her life's passion and giving it her all.
Here is another functional training instructional video of me showing you how to effectively use a Medicine Ball. This is one of those pieces of equipment that have stayed in my personal training arsenal since the time I started my career. It involves many of the applicable ballistic loads
This Human Performance video will be taking you through everything you need to know for effective Kettlebell training. Kettlebell training embodies one of the most important elements to a sound functional training regimen, Rhythmic Explosiveness. One of the most overlooked aspects I have seen with many functional training regimens
Functional Frood Friday is back and today it's all about eggs. Gavin shows you how to make an easy and versatile country style omelet and Candice gives us the scoop on why we should be eating more eggs - and especially the yolks! If you're eating egg white omelets
This full length instructional video covers the elements of what you need to know to have a healthy, fully functioning knee joint. Knee problems can be complex, so it is important to be detail oriented when treating the muscular imbalances associated with the knee imbalance. Most knee dysfunctions are
This week Gavin and Candice from Authentic Human are here to tell us how to pack some serious nutrient density into what we're eating. Have you heard of offal? Most likely you havenâ€™t and most definitely donâ€™t eat it on a weekly basis. So what is offal and why
Here's a video of me working with one of the most dedicated clients I have had in a while. Tony came in with some hip pain and a strange limp that came along with it. After a few weeks of working on proper gluteal, transverse abdominus and anterior oblique
Here is my latest full length video addressing shoulder imbalances. This video covers my entire systematic approach towards correcting this very common problem. Our cultural environment is one of major extremity that brings the human body into dysfunction, so it is crucial to implement strategic techniques that are extreme
Gavin from Authentic Human is back this week with another cooking from scratch video to show us how to make a Mexican favorite pork dish - Carnitas. This week's post is a little more fun than strictly functional. When you think Carnitas you probably think Mexican or Chipotle and