by Bret Contreras May 01, 2014
Hi there fitness friends, I have a few random things to share with you.
1. Strength Physiotherapy Podcast
A UK physical therapist by the name of Chris Lendrum recently interviewed me for his Strength Physiotherapy Podcast. Physical therapists/physios – I recommend that you click on the link and subscribe to his newsletter so you can listen to his podcasts regularly. He asked some excellent questions – we covered personal training efficacy, glute training, functional training, sprinting mechanics, this whole “gluteal amnesia” thing, the ethics of palpating clients’ glutes, assessing glute function, programming for glute development, proper hip thrust mechanics, the hip thruster, CNS fatigue, how to research, best research reviews, the 2 x 4 program, and more. You can listen below.
2. Perfect Squat Form
Brandon Campbell recently asked me to film a video on squat depth for his channel. Some of it is information repeated in a video I posted a couple of weeks ago, but I added in some new information and had Skelley make an appearance. Brandon helped me realize how crappy my camera and microphone is, so I plan on remedying that in the upcoming months. Check out the polite comments underneath the video; I didn’t realize that this was possible on YouTube. Kudos to Brandon for creating such a culture. Here it is:
3. Don’t Dis the Deadlift
My friend Tony Gentilcore just reached out to me and asked for my input on a blogpost. A physical therapist/Pilates aficionado was dissing the deadlift, so we teamed-up to put her in her place, respectfully of course. Click HERE to read her comment and Tony and my response. Here are some of my rebuttals to whet your appetite, but you need to read what she wrote in order to get the gist:
4. My Badass Mom
Here’s my badass mom doing her weekly lower body workout. At 62 years old, she stays fit by walking three miles per day, but she also does her weight training one day per week. If we all regularly performed exercises like goblet squats, kettlebell deadlifts, band hip thrusts, single leg hip thrusts, back extensions, kb swings, and reverse lunges as we aged, we’d be a much healthier and fit nation.
I hope you enjoy the content!
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