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One of the most important, if not the most important parts of BMX is the gate start. We train to have a stronger start all the time, but how often do you train your reaction time? I mean, you do to a certain degree when you do a gate start. But often you are thinking much more about all the other…

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Hey guys, this will be a quickie but it can be very helpful for many of you guys in the gym. We're talking about the Deadlift today. It's one of the "Big 3" exercises that are very popular and often performed poorly. With these tips, you will be sure you're performing the Deadlift correctly!   In this video, we will…

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Often my articles are about ways to make you or your child better over time. Let's face it. You don't reap your rewards from training instantly. It's the accumulation of work, rest and the bodies natural process of supercompensation that allows us to improve. If you want instant results, then you need to focus more on developing skills. And to…

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Every Tuesday - Friday morning, my alarm goes off at 4:26am. I search around for my phone, turn off the alarm and head into the bathroom to take a shower. As the water heats up I go to the Podcast Addict app on my phone and download my favorite podcasts. Typically I will download The Adam Carolla show, The Fighter…

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When people say core training, people still think of crunches. It's one of those things that just won't die in the fitness industry. Fitness magazines still put them on the cover. There are crunch challenges on Facebook and Pinterest. It's not that if you do a crunch you are a bad person or your spine will explode. It's that there are…

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Hey everyone, I've been on vacation this past week so no new training articles but expect some new stuff next week! A couple from my gym travels to Mexico each year to build houses for families in poor neighborhoods. After Mexico I planned to spend a few days in LA with a friend. This is just some of the things I…

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I was stoked when I had someone I've looked up to for a few years ask me to be on his podcast.  I was interviewed by James Wilson of BikeJames.com *Download the podcast below or check out BMX Racing Podcast on Stitcher or iTunes apps* He's a sometimes controversial MTB coach that happens to have a little different viewpoint on…

The Push-Up has to be one of the most poorly performed exercises there is. It looks simple. Bend your elbows, lower yourself down and push back up. What most people don't realize is that the Push-Up is more of a core exercise than really anything else. There are a few common mistakes with the Push-Up that can be fixed with one thing...…

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