5 Awesome Inverted Row Variations: Part 2

Awhile back I wrote an article showing 5 awesome inverted row variations to take spice up your training. I was curious what kind of reception it would get because I think inverted rows often get poo-pooed by stronger athletes as being too easy. After all, it’s only “bodyweight” right? Well, much to my surprise, I actually received an overwhelmingly positive response, and even as late as yesterday, I was still receiving comments from people who have tried out some of the variations I introduced and love them. That’s great to see. With that in mind, I thought I would up [...]


A new way of looking at the body: The joint-by-joint approach

With yesterday being the first day of the fall session at MBSC, the interns were asked to watch a DVD Series about something called the joint-by-joint approach and write a one page summary about it. I had read about this idea before but enjoyed the DVD because it went into much more detail. I figured since I had to do a writeup anyway, I might as well post it here so others can learn from it as well. I have to admit that while the ideas seem so simple, it completely goes against many of things I thought before learning [...]


Inverted Rows

Inverted rows are an exercise that I did not give much attention to until recently. I figured they were good for beginners that could not do pullups (they are, after all, sometimes called "fat man pullups") but there was not much use for them beyond that. This summer, however, I decided to take a break from all lower back intensive rowing. I had hurt my back in May and just decided I wanted to give it time to heal. That meant no barbell rows, t-bar rows, or dumbbell rows. I am not a big fan of using machines, so this [...]


Check out my new article at Elitefts.com

Have problems with back pain? Check out my new article that was just published at Elitefts.com about coping with sciatica. Just click on the title of this post and it will take you there. I hope this can help some of you out.Here it is