Aligning the Modern Athlete

RIPPLE EFFECT ATHLETES This is the first of what I hope as a personal trainer to be a series of informative posts to help further your education and health, in your life of athleticism. I speak about these issues often in the gym, however with our busy lives pieces are forgotten. Give this a moment […]

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Mobility Work

Aligning the modern athlete is the foundation of all training we do at the Ripple Effect. Mobility and proper range of motion in all movements is the key to injury prevention and purposeful training. Over Head Reach Chest Opener L V 4 Single Leg Hamstring Work Hip Opener with Band Hip IT Band Work Frog […]

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In the Gym July 19th

10:00 Warmup Mobility/Stability 2×8 Shoulder Openers 2×5 Cuban Press 3×5 Wall Squats 3×6 (Deep hip opening) Goblet Squats 2×5 pushups Then: 10—1 Back squat Ladder 20-30 sec OH plate Hold + 60sec interval machine of choice between each “Rung” of the ladder. Then: 10x Burpee 10x Pullups 10x Med ball sit toss or single arm […]

In the Gym July 17th

10:00 Warmup Mobility/Stability 2×8 Shoulder Openers 2×5 Cuban Press 3×5 Wall Squats 2×10 Good Morning 2×10 Pushpress Then: 10x Body Rows 20x Goblet Squats 30x Deck Squats 40x Pushpress 50x Ball slams 40x Anchored Leg Lowers 30x Pullovers 20x Split Jumps 10x Body Rows Then: 2000m row or ski or 200 calories on air dyne […]

In the Gym July 15th

10:00 Warmup Mobility/Stability 2×8 Shoulder Openers 2×5 Cuban Press 3×5 Wall Squats 2x 30m OH walking Lunge (Forward/Backwards, switch) Then: KB Complex. 10x of each: Around the world KB Swings Goblet Squats Halo (Use KB or Plate) TGU (Per side) X3 rounds, increase weight per round if doable, and use different weights for movements. Then: […]