Matt and Jess knocking out some Overhead Squats. Few exercise work the core as effectively as the Overhead Squats. And with great sense of accomplishment that comes with getting them right, few exercises better exemplify the saying, "It doesn't have to be fun, to be fun." … [Read more...] about Serious core work.
Chrissy's first time with Overhead Squats; very nice. OHS require tremendous midline (core) stabilization, coordination, and flexibility. It's one of the most athletic movements we do and definitely deserves a place in your program. … [Read more...] about Put some weight over your head!
Last week we talked about the core and midline stability; particularly putting weight overhead. Nowhere does this come into play more than with the Overhead Squat. In addition, the Overhead Squat requires (and helps develop) full-body flexibility. And while we usually train it with the barbell, you can use a variety of household items... … [Read more...] about The Overhead Squat