The Walking Pistol Squat: For Even More Complexity and Balance!

The pistol squat is the essential leg exercise for the Bodyweight Athlete. For strength and stability there’s no other movement that compares. The Walking Pistol Squat takes your pistol training to a whole other level. The mechanics of this movement create a serious balance challenge as well as some hip and ankle mobility. Check out …

Single Leg Box Squat: On the Road to the Pistol

The Pistol squat is an impressive feat of strength, and the Single Leg Box Squat is a great place to start! One of the challenges of bodyweight training is finding creative ways to continue to progress in your training without adding external resistance. There are multiple ways this can be accomplished, including changing the tempo, …

Sweep Squat for Hip Mobilization

The Sweep Squat is a great exercise that manages to help build strength, while also helping improve your hip joint’s range of motion. Why is this so cool? Well, most clients or athletes that I work with have restricted internal or external hip rotation that can seriously hinder performance. We can help combat this issue …

The Horizontal Squat with Press

How do you transform a great weight loaded exercise into an equally effective Bodyweight exercise? It may take a little creativity and some basic understanding of movement but it can be done. And more often then not, the bodyweight exercise turns out to be extremely challenging and, well, pretty bad-ass. Just think about the last …

RESURRECTING THE SQUAT

If you want to learn a thing or two about movement, just observe how a child plays. To get down low, whether grabbing a toy or petting a dog, he or she doesn’t lazily bend from the waist with straight legs and a rounded back.  No, they squat down low, put their weight in the …