Warming Up with Ben Claridad

We’ve been getting a lot of questions lately about warming up before training, in particular for bigger athletes. I want to start off by saying that I don’t think there should a big difference in the warm up routines between bigger and smaller athletes. The only obvious difference I notices is the amount of time […]

Video: Another Hip Opener

Image Source Whenever someone shows me a stretch or recovery tip that I think is absolute gold I want to share it with you all. Tim Rawlings is a new lifter on Team MDUSA and showed me a great glute hip stretch using bands. After the first time I tried this stretch I felt like […]

Stretch It Out: Types of Stretching & How They Impact Recovery

image source Stretching seems to be a lost art these days. There are a lot of training experts out there with their opinions on how stretching should or shouldn’t be done. Stretching is the process of lengthening or extending the muscles in your body through specific movements. There are many types of stretching methods and numerous benefits to including stretching in […]