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ABSORB WHAT IS USEFUL…

… discard what is not. Add what is uniquely your own. The first time I read this quote was back in 2004 when my buddy Matt gave me the book “Tao of Jeet Kune Do” for my birthday. I’ve read the book cover to cover 5 or 6 times since and continually refer to it…

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Neck Stretching? | Tight Calves | HFS Post-Op [ASK ERIC]

In today’s QnA video, I answer the following questions: What’s the best way to stretch and strengthen a sore neck? – Mike Burke, US [00:46] I’m dealing with some tight calves and I’m finding that no matter how much I stretch them it’s not getting the job done. What do you recommend? – Shane Walters,…

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2 New KETTLEBELL Exercises for KO Power

If you’re a boxer or mixed martial artist and you throw punches, you’ve gotta start doing these new kettlebell exercises as I guarantee they’ll help you generate more power in your hands. Your sparring partners won’t appreciate it but you’ll be feeling more powerful than ever. And if you don’t throw punches, give these a…

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Heavy Bag at Home | Hernia | CAGE Cardio Progression [ASK ERIC]

Heavy Bag at Home | Hernia | CAGE Cardio Progression [ASK ERIC]

In today’s QnA video, I answer the following questions: I have a heavy bag at home and would love to be able to do 30 mins in the morning before I go to work. Do you know of any help I could get with technique training? – Ryan Hassell, UK [01:34] Do you have to…

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Shoulder Flexibility Solution Survey

Due to many requests from customers of my Hip Flexibility Solution, I’m about 40% into creating the Shoulder Flexibility Solution and I’d love YOUR INPUT to make sure I include EVERYTHING you need to make this an amazing and complete program. So please answer the following 3 questions and I’ll be sure to integrate and address…

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FAIL to plan…

… plan to FAIL. That’s the old saying and it is so true. I’ve found that in the areas where I create a plan (and stick to it), success is the consistent outcome. While I have no problems creating plans, all too often I find myself more not following them through to completion. This goes…

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Low Back Stretching | 1 Strength Session/Week | Fitness Trackers | [ASK ERIC]

Lose Fat w/o Getting Weak | Exercises for Judo | More LBP [ASK ERIC]

In today’s QnA video, I answer the following questions: 1. I’m a judo/bjj athlete. What are some effective ways and principles for developing speed for throws and takedowns? – Matt Hammond, UK [00:44] 2. I suffer from lower back spasms from time to time.  As I write this my back decided to have an episode…

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2 Keys to Combating New Baby BACK PAIN

My little girl recently turned 5 months. It’s been amazing watching her learn and do new things and I’ve been trying to copy all of the new movements that I see her do. One of her latest moves is to bury her head when she’s on her tummy, lift her butt up, then push off…

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The SPLIT Snatch (Olympic lifting exercise variation)

This is a variation of the traditional Snatch exercise that I learned when I took a 2 day workshop on the Olympic lifts. It’s a great variation in general and also for those unable to due the traditional Squat Snatch because of mobility issues. Check it out: With this variation, the Snatch is now available…

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Low Back Stretching | 1 Strength Session/Week | Fitness Trackers | [ASK ERIC]

  In today’s QnA video, I answer the following questions: What are some good ways to stretch your lower back? – Jesse Davila, San Antonio USA  [00:29] If you have only time to do one strength training session a week (besides all the MMA skill and conditioning work), which exercises would you include when the…

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Eggs for High T | Piriformis Release | Glutes [ASK ERIC]

  In today’s QnA video, I answer the following questions: I hate eggs but am trying your recommended T booster diet – is there a substitute? – Garry Mcdonell, Canada  [mm:ss] I do have a piriformis muscle issue. I was told the exercises you do for that depends on whether the muscle is shortened or…

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