John Gilliam

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Weak muscles can put diabetics at risk on stairs

(Reuters Health) - When nerves in the legs and feet are damaged from diabetes, people often have trouble on stairs, but a new report suggests exercise might help lower their risk of falling.<p>People with so-called diabetic peripheral neuropathy go up and down stairs more slowly and clumsily than …

Foundational Strength Course Review

Two of my favorite things to do in my practice are to assess movement patterns and use kettlebells. So when I heard about the amalgamation of FMS and …

My 6-Month Plan for Pressing the Beast

<b>I always really struggled with my pressing.</b> I’m not just talking about building pressing strength. I’m talking about the actual execution of the …

The Soviet System

There are many ways to get strong.<p>Most are mediocre, some are effective, <b>a handful are extraordinary</b>.<p>One—if not the only—system in the third category …

Simple & Sinister: Getting from Two- to One-Hand Swings

<b>Adding one-hand kettlebell swings to your Simple & Sinister training can be daunting for some people.</b> Some of the symptoms include:<p>Grip – you feel …

The 10,000 Swing Kettlebell Workout

Here's what you need to know...<p>Challenge yourself with four weeks of intensive kettlebell swinging to test your grit and improve body …

Workouts

Use the Hanging Leg Raise to Build a Foundation for Strength

Not too long ago I went to a conference and one of the items we worked on was to assess pelvic stability. Upon finishing the pelvic stability portion …