Nutrition

Creating Healthy Habits: Incorporating Veggies at Every Meal

When it comes to working to build new habits into your lifestyle it's important to have a game plan and steps in place to set yourself up for success. In today's post CDSF Registered Dietitian and Precision Nutrition Level 2 coach Samantha Sirani helps you develop the habit of incorporating veggies at every meal. Getting… Continue reading Creating Healthy Habits: Incorporating Veggies at Every Meal

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Training

How to Perform TRX Serratus Slides

Today's post is a clip from our Monthly Video Series, PT to the Gym with physical therapist Pat Suarez from Suarez Sports and Orthopedic Physical Therapy. Here CDSF coach Dan Jones and Pat Suarez go over the TRX Serratus Slide. This exercise is something that we commonly use with our overhead athletes and those who… Continue reading How to Perform TRX Serratus Slides

Training

How to Perform the Back to Wall Shoulder Flexion

In today’s video CDSF coaches Mike Sirani and Dan Jones go over the back to wall shoulder flexion. The back to Wall Shoulder Flexion is a warm-up exercise we use at CDSF to teach athletes and lifters good overhead shoulder motion without compensating through the lower back. If you’re an overhead athlete or train overhead with exercises like overhead… Continue reading How to Perform the Back to Wall Shoulder Flexion

Training

How to Perform Forearm Wall Slides

Keeping the shoulders healthy for all of our overhead athletes and lifters is important at CDSF. In today’s video CDSF coaches Mike Sirani and Dan Jones go over the Forearm Wall Slide and how we use it to train the shoulder blade and shoulder joint to move properly. When performing remember to: ✅ Set the rib cage, engage the abs,… Continue reading How to Perform Forearm Wall Slides

Training

How to Improve Your Hip Flexor Stretching

Tight hip flexors can often contribute to having too much of an anterior pelvic tilt, meaning the front of your pelvis is positioned forward and your lower back becomes too arched. For this reason, the hip flexor stretch becomes a great option for those with an anterior pelvic tilt to get length in their hip… Continue reading How to Improve Your Hip Flexor Stretching

Training

How to Improve Your DB Bench Press

When you think of bench pressing it’s likely that you first think of pressing with the barbell. If your shoulders are healthy the barbell bench press is a great way increase upper body strength and size. But, DB bench pressing can also be a smart option for those with a history of shoulder problems or… Continue reading How to Improve Your DB Bench Press

Training

How to Modify Traditional Barbell Lifts for Overhead Athletes

No one has ever gotten weaker from bench pressing, barbell overhead pressing, or back squatting. But many have been injured and have experienced setbacks from incorrectly performing or programming these lifts. When training with these exercises, an injury is most likely to occur for at least one of these four reasons: Incorrect Technique Poor Mobility… Continue reading How to Modify Traditional Barbell Lifts for Overhead Athletes