derek fierro

10 Flips | 1 Magazine | @Deerok11 | Keep up with derek fierro on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “derek fierro”

How to Return to Training After a Low Back Injury

<b>So, you’ve had a back injury, and now you’re itching to get back in the gym to squat and get a solid workout.</b> Pump the breaks. Injuries are no joke. …

The Foam Rolling You Should Be Doing (But Probably Aren't)

By Sheila Monaghan<p>By now, most educated exercisers have joined the foam rolling revolution. But while your IT bands may be intimately familiar with the tool's hurts-so-good loosening powers, limiting your experience to the lower body minimizes the total-body benefits. To that end, Master Trainer …

CrossFit Champ Rich Froning's Fitness Regimen

With back-to-back victories at the CrossFit Games, a strongman-style competition among some of the world’s fittest athletes, Rich Froning has become the de facto face of the CrossFit movement, which now encompasses some 4,500 affiliated gyms across the country and millions of devotees.<p>This July 26 …

CrossFit "Bring Sally Up" Paused Squat Challenge

<i>(Originally posted on September 30th, 2013)</i><p>Do you feel like doing some Paused Squats?<p>Yes? Then Rich Froning has a challenge for you. He tweeted the …

What Your Squat Says About You

article<p>By now every lifter knows what A2G means. Ass to Grass baby! Getting low in your squat is crucial if you want to fully engage your glutes and …

Babies

Hips Don't Lie: They're Stronger Than You Are

by MISSY ALBRECHT, DPT, CSCS, FMS| Physical Therapist/Coach<p><b>Do your homework!</b> [Y]ou should be improving your hip extension mobility to allow your body …

On Improving the skill of weightlifting : One of the best advice I can give you

If you searched around on the internet for a way to improve your performance as a weightlifter (or as a practitioner of the Olympic lifts), you would …

Six Truths of Olympic Weightlifting Technique

When it comes to weightlifting technique, there are disagreements. Some are legitimate, some are questionable, and a few are downright silly. But …