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Making pull ups and burpees more shoulder and lower back friendly

May 23, 2016


I previously profiled a client in Examples of posture indicating movement. That client was having some upper back issues. They had some good lower back extension going on, as well as an upper back rounding forward. This was prevalent during other activities, like a plank exercise: Being younger helps, but this client also picks things up […]

Making burpees more knee friendly

August 15, 2012


One of my more enjoyable exchanges with clients: Me “Have you done burpees before?” Client “Hmm, maybe, I’m not sure.” Me “Then you haven’t…Everyone remembers burpees after about 10 of them.” Then I demonstrate a few of them and go, “Yes, these suck.” (For all the Cross Fit psychos yes, I realize the person didn’t […]