Category: Tips

We’re Now a Contributor to Men’s Health Magazine !

August 2017

We have great news! Recently we were selected to be a contributor to the Men’s Health Fitness Council. We’re humbled and honored. We plan to continue bringing you great tips and tricks for getting stronger, eating better and feeling better. This is an extremely valuable resource for us and we’re looking forward to passing it…

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Strength Training Improves Basketball Performance

May 2017

We have been working with Tyler Mitchell who plays point/shooting guard for Independence Home School in Lawrence Kansas. One of the key factors to performing well in basketball is explosiveness and lift. As athletes fatigue, their shooting form tends to deteriorate. The ability to maintain a consistent and repeatable motion is paramount to a high…

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12 Things I Learned from Stephane Cazeault at KILO Strength Society

December 2016

By Chris Dellasega, MS, CSCS We recently had the opportunity to go and work directly with Stephane Cazeault at his KILO Strength Society facility. Here is what we learned: 1)  Structural Balance: Once someone has achieved structural balance, remedial shoulder exercises can be removed from programming for the next 12-weeks. However, some athletes will need continuous exposure to…

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SWIS 2016 -Society of Weight-Training Injury Specialists

October 2016

Society of Weight-Training Injury Specialists This past weekend we had the privilege of attending the SWIS (Society of Weightlifting and Injury-Prevention Specialists) Symposium in Toronto. This symposium brought hundreds of personal trainers, chiropractors, massage therapists, nutritionists, strength and conditioning coaches, powerlifters, bodybuilders, gym owners, industry thought leaders, and key influencers together for a three days…

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Structural Balance Workout

September 2016

Never underestimate the difficulty of a structural balance workout. #trainhard #trainsmart #athlete #structuralbalance #trap3 #cantshootacannonfromacanoe A video posted by Chris Dellasega (@dellasega) on Sep 12, 2016 at 1:57pm PDT

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Hurdle Jumps for Explosiveness

August 2016

Plyometrics for Explosive Power Next time you go to the gym, do us a favor and really observe the people that are lifting weights. Take a close look at how the move. Don’t necessarily pay attention to how much weight they are lifting or how many reps they can bang out. If you spend enough…

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Neck Training to Prevent Concussions

July 2016

Strengthen the Neck to Reduce Incidences & Severity of Concussions By Chris Dellasega, MS The National Football League (NFL).  It’s the most popular, visible and widely followed sport in the United States, second only to soccer on a global scale. If you’ve been paying attention to the news feeds over the last few months, you’ve…

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Tire Flips – Strongman, Powerlifting, and CrossFit

June 2016

The Tire Flip – probably one of the most recognizable movements when it comes to CrossFit and strongman events. However, it is one movement that is consistently performed incorrectly by most athletes and strength coaches. Technique is the most important aspect of the tire flip. Let’s begin by looking at the movement itself. The tire…

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