Training Blog

Addressing the Pole Fitness Stigma

Addressing the Pole Fitness Stigma

Even though pole fitness is gaining popularity around the world, it still has an image problem. To do pole fitness, you need bare skin to grip the pole, and the heels are your equipment.   4 mont ...[Read More]

Fixing Low Back Spasm

Fixing Low Back Spasm

Phylogenetic Hierarchy: Quick Crash Course There are 4 states of the Nervous System: flow, fight, flight and freeze. Two are in the PNS: the ventral vagus (flow) and dorsal vagus (freeze) and two are ...[Read More]

Exercises for Strong Psoas Muscles

Exercises for Strong Psoas Muscles

For me, strengthening my psoas muscles was the missing piece of the IT chain puzzle. The psoas is the base of the IT chain pyramid. The 2nd layer of the pyramid is your external obliques, low abs and ...[Read More]

Scapular Pull-Ups Tutorial

Scapular Pull-Ups Tutorial

👊🏻 SCAPULAR PULL-UPS!   In this video, I teach you how to recruit the correct muscles for various types of hanging scapular pull-ups.  bilateral scapular pull-ups partial weight-bearing unilateral sca ...[Read More]

Leg Day Workout

Leg Day Workout

I filmed my LEG DAY GLOBO gym workout for you to try. It follows the StrongFit phylogenetic hierarchy, to ensure the nervous system is balanced. By respecting the way the nervous system works, this wi ...[Read More]

Aging Backwards???

Aging Backwards???

Today is January 25, 2018. It's my birthday! I'm foh-tay. You know ...18 with 22 years experience...  14,600 days old ... two 20 year olds combined. Here are some of my reflections on turning 40 ... I ...[Read More]

Gaining Weight is Cool

Gaining Weight is Cool

The Story of a Retired Fitness Model... Once upon a time, I was a PRO fitness model, and during this time I subscribed to the “diet and exercise” approach … until it started working against me. Nothin ...[Read More]

Shoulder & Triceps Burner

Shoulder & Triceps Burner

Grab a plate and do this real time StrongFit couplet with me. #FeelTheBurn 4 rounds of [25 front deltoid raises + 25 overhead triceps extensions]. That's 100 reps total. Rest a minute in between round ...[Read More]

Pec & Shoulder Burner

Pec & Shoulder Burner

Grab some dumbbells and do this real time StrongFit Tabata training session with me and my cats. #FeelTheBurn This is a 2 min Tabata: 20s shoulder raises (palms up) + 10s Hercules hold (thumbs up). Do ...[Read More]

The Animals Warm-Up

The Animals Warm-Up

In today’s video, my coach, Gys, teaches us a “wild” StrongFit warm-up: The Animals! I’m the demonstration model. 1️⃣ The Panther 🐅 2️⃣ The Rabbit 🐇 3️⃣ The Crab 🦀 4️⃣ The Crab with Push-up 🦀 + 💪 Do e ...[Read More]

Sandbag Training

Sandbag Training

Why Sandbags? Why use sandbags instead of barbells? Most lifting in real life is done with objects between your hands (e.g. picking up your baby, your cat, or a sandbag). This makes sandbags more func ...[Read More]

Air Squat Tutorial

Air Squat Tutorial

LEARN HOW TO AIR SQUAT The air squat is a total body exercise and no is equipment required! Mastering the air squat demands adequate hip, ankle and T-spine mobility, as well as strong external oblique ...[Read More]