Category: Personal Training

Hip Mobility Strategies

One of my colleagues, a competitive wakeboarder and snowboarder, is challenged with poor hip mobility. In this video, I give him three drills to improve his hip mobility. Like snowboarding, golf and tennis are rotational sports  If you have unexplained…

Hill Bounding Builds Explosive Strength

Hill bounding is a useful addition to one’s training repertoire.  As winter approaches, it’s time to ramp up intensity.  If you’re a runner or skier, you need explosive strength.  Hill bounding will turn your gym strength – you have been hitting…

Professionalism and the Personal Trainer

After lifting this morning at my local gym [N.B. NOT a place I work at], I couldn’t help but write about professionalism.  As I went through my workout, a personal trainer was working with a client nearby. While the client…

Lateral Step Ups: Functional Strength

Lateral step ups are an awesome functional strength move. As a skier I find them especially useful training the vastus lateralis, which is front and center when you’re skate skiing.  Whether in sport or life, our world isn’t linear.  Movement…