As you read this it's likely that I'm in the air on my way to have a bit of fun and relaxation with some friends. While I do that, I didn't want you all to feel deprived so here's the goodies for the week.
This Insta post of the week is an awesome one. Hope you all get the joy out of it I did when it occurred.
Squat: It Does a Body (and a Booty) Good- Of course many know that the squat (or some variation) is a must in a program. This piece from Karen Smith on Girls Gone Strong, on said squat, is absolutely worth the read and yeah if you want a nicer bum, take an interest in this.
Friday Fix: SB Hamstring Curl- Hamstring (leg) curls are very much an underrated exercise, often cast aside because it's not sexy enough. Often times they are butchered when they are performed. Let's check out Ashley Crosby's little blurb on the exercise to make sure you aren't one of those people.
Why Sports Specific Training is a Bad Idea- Speaking of not sexy enough, too many times coaches overcomplicate things when it comes to training (young) athletes. Not quite sure what I'm talking about? Maybe look at this compilation of thoughts put together by Mr. Joseph Aratari, including contributions from Matt Ibrahim (yeah Matty!).
Lift and Learn
One final piece for everyone to get into. I'm hosting a workshop here in the Boston area next month. It'll be a couple hours of learning, lifting, laughing and other shenanigans. Make sure you check it out and tell your friends.
Jarrod Dyke, CSCS