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June 2009 Blog Posts (8)

New Exercises? Or Just Old News?

I think we've all been there - on a website, or reading a newsletter that forwards us to BEST _______ exercise. For instance - "The number one exercise for healthier shoulders and a stronger upper body, and I bet you're not doing it!" and it's pushups. Or, "Real hard CORE training exercises" and it's ab-wheel rollouts and push-up rows. I can't recall how many times I've felt like Ralphie in A Christmas Story...BE SURE TO DRINK YOUR OVAL....cheated.

If you've got a basic template that… Continue

Added by Joe Bonyai on June 30, 2009 at 8:30pm — 2 Comments

Long Beach State

Has Long Beach State hired their strength and condition coach yet

Added by Clarence Chaney on June 20, 2009 at 4:46pm — No Comments

Friday (fore)Arm Farm

Because friday's don't always have to be completely functional...

1)BB muscle clean to reverse eccentric curl x8
2)Sledge hammer radial deviation plus curl (a REAL hammer curl) x8
3)Sledge hammer ulnar deviation x8
4)Wrist roller flexion and extension xPain

This isn't a grip strength workout, it's more like ego-frosting, or even punishment for any of your teenage baseball players who shave their arms for no reason.

Added by Joe Bonyai on June 19, 2009 at 5:15pm — No Comments

The Go-to Workout

The transition from school to "the real world" has meant plenty of changes in my schedule, most unfortunately being a lot less time to train for myself. I'm not fooling anyone, I'm not a competitve strongman or powerlifter, so it's honestly not that big of deal to me, life goes on. However, I still need to train and feel like hell if I don't - but reality is, at the end of the day, I don't even want to think about all the things that go into a program. I feel like a my own worst nightmare… Continue

Added by Joe Bonyai on June 17, 2009 at 9:57pm — 3 Comments

NSCA Bulletin 31.06

For those interested, the latest NSCA bulletin has been published: Version 31.06, concerning the month of June 2009. Among other articles, the NSCA is now represented in Italy!

To view and/or download the document click here.

NOTE: When clicking on the above link it may take up to 30-seconds for the bulletin to open.

To view all previous bulletins,… Continue

Added by David Harris on June 6, 2009 at 2:52pm — No Comments

Lessons from Rehab

That's physical therapy....not rehab as in Amy Winehouse rehab. I'm lucky enough to work alongside physical therapists everyday so here are some things that I've learned and some thing's that we probably already know, but were reinforced from a different perspective

1) If we don't have 10-15 degrees of dorsiflexion range of motion, the tibia will be forced to rotate medially atop the foot, contributing to tibia abduction/femoral adduction-medial rotaion (knee valgus),… Continue

Added by Joe Bonyai on June 4, 2009 at 9:47pm — 1 Comment

Youth, A Fighter, and The Dying Breed


**deep breath, deep breath**

I’m all fired up today on this topic, because I deal with it nearly every day and it is ONLY GETTING WORSE! As many of you know I coach football and baseball while teaching high school Economics and running my gym (and this site). I have the the excuses that I get on a daily basis grow astronomically.

Let me give you a few examples:

Culture of… Continue

Added by Joe Hashey on June 1, 2009 at 5:49pm — 7 Comments

Used Gym Equipment for Sale

Hey guys!

Unfortunately I had to just close down my Performance Training Facility. We are getting rid of all our Equipment. The Equipment is Less then 2 years old and we have a list of our equipment. If you are interested please feel free to email me at Please contact me with any questions

Added by Michael Baggetta on June 1, 2009 at 2:34pm — 3 Comments

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