Does Your Back Hurt When You Swing?

At a recent kettlebell instructor’s course, we had a student tell us that her old trainer told her that back pain was part of learning kettlebells and that she should just get used it. This is absolutely not true! Swinging a kettlebell is a great posterior chain exercise, that targets the glutes, hamstrings, feet and […]

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Grip Training For Deadlifting

April is Deadlift Month! Director for Agatsu Strength and Speed Tyson LaRone will be giving you weekly tips to help you get the most out of your training. Deadlifting is one of the most important foundational lifts you should be training for injury mitigation. It increases core stability, strength and improves your posture, which will […]

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Practice To Prefect Your Feet

foot exercises

Having looked more closely at the foot structure, common mobility restrictions and how they might influence function up the kinetic chain, let’s round out our month of exploring feet with some application of what we’ve learned. What can we do with this information? 1-Start With Regular Joint Mobility Checks. Begin at the toes, moving up […]

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Get To Know Your Feet

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Here is our second instalment of How To Fix Your Feet by Sarah Woods. Firstly, if you want to fix something you have to assess what is going on before you can address it. Foot Dynamics  What are the parts & functions?  Each foot contains 26 bones, or roughly a quarter of the total bones […]

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Rear Delt Rolls – Weekly Fitness Challenge

Weekly Fitness Challenge

This weeks Agatsu Movement Minute.“Rear Delt Rolls” One of the recommendations I make and cover in detail in the Agatsu trength and Speed Specialist certification course is to do specific rear delt work in every single upper body training session. With rear delt rows, no equipment needed so no excuses! Clip is from the March […]

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