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The One Crunch You Should Be Doing- Kasey Esser

Freakin’ Awesome Exercise of the Day: Reverse Crunch

You’ve probably heard at this point that crunches (the kind where you lie on your back, put your hands on your neck, and fling your upper body off the floor) aren’t the best way to get sick abs.   And that’s pretty much true for 2 big reasons; #1:  The finish position of the crunch described above strongly resembles the way many of us sit at our computers all day.  You don’t want to go to the gym and reinforce that type of hunchback posture (unless you want to be...

Master This Cue and Get Better Abs and Posture- Kasey Esser

Master This Cue and Get Better Abs and Posture

Before I say anything else, I’m sitting in a Barnes and Noble at the Grove right by our apartment and I looked up to see a fatty poster for “The Hobbit:  The Battle of the Five Armies”!!!   Being a HYOOGE Lord of the Rings fan, I won’t lie, I wasn’t AS entertained by the first 2 Hobbit installments.  I remember loving the book as a kid when I took breaks from playing with my Johnny Quest toys.  It was a much easier read than LOTR, mainly because there...

The Difference Between Those Who Transform Their Body and Those Who Don't- Kasey Esser

The Difference Between Those Who Transform Their Bodies and Those Who Do Not

It’s all about how many pictures you can upload on Instagram each day of you training.  That’s it.   …….   Haha, kidding, but it does help.  #beastmode     I wanted to take a quick second and write on this topic, because it’s an important lesson that I have learned training others the past few years.   Those who achieve success with their body transformation put the effort into finding solutions for the inevitable obstacles that come up along the way.   Their work schedule was changed on them so they can no longer do their usual...

Writing Personal Training Programs: The Maximal Strength Phase- Kasey Esser

Writing Personal Training Programs: The Maximal Strength Phase

Ah, strength.  You gotta love it. I mean, there is simply nothing that building strength does not achieve.  Aside from getting stronger (uh, dur), it enables you to be an absolute animal with just about every other fitness quality you can imagine, including, but not limited to;   -       Hypertrophy -       Speed -       Agility -       Fat-loss -       Endurance -       Finding Bigfoot   Quick note- do you watch any of those bigfoot shows?  I am astounded that some of those people actually do that FOR A LIVING.  And that shows are built around it.   Ok, anyway, after the GPP...