"You've got to walk before you can run." And at GWCF, our clients have to be able to RDL (Romanian Deadlift) before we let them do a standard Deadlift. Good lifting is all about position and body mechanics. Start at the beginning. … [Read more...] about Start at the beginning.
FANTASTIC story: Chuck got a little careless on Saturday night and took a fall down the last four stairs in his house. He hit a couple of walls but never left his feet!! Frankly, that would be almost impossible for a sedentary 77 year old. But Chuck isn't sedentary. He puts his time in; squats, deadlifts, and WOD's. And he'll be the first to tell you that's why he was upright at the bottom of those stairs. It's all about the strength, folks. (It's also a tremendous honor to make such incredible … [Read more...] about Last Man Standing.
I was joking with Laura B. that she should be careful not to drop anything for the next couple of months because "pregnant women shouldn't deadlift." [Pick things up.] At which point her physician workout partner chimed in, "Because if there's one thing that's good in pregnancy, it's a weak, inflexible back." We love people who get it! #strongmomma … [Read more...] about People who “get it”.