Why Partner Workouts are So Effective

Physical distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic has made partner workouts difficult if your gym partner isn’t from the same household.  We try our best to minimize our contact with others,...

3 Transverse Core Building Exercises

What does it mean to move in the transverse plane and why should we care?  The three planes of motion are the sagittal plane, the frontal plane, and the transverse...

Where Most Training Programs Fall Short..

For many people, it’s hard enough to get started with exercise.  However, if you get bit by the exercise bug (and many of our Milo Family have been), it can...

Six Fundamental Jump Rope Exercises

Let’s address the elephant in the room.. The jump rope is hard.  No matter how good you are, it only takes one misstep where the rope whips you on the...

3 Reasons You Should Overhead Squat

The Squat’s Ugly Stepsister.. The overhead squat is an exercise that most people shy away from. We’ve heard all of the objections: It’s too hard. I can’t go as heavy. I don’t have the flexibility. Time to put the excuses to rest!

What is Your Body Telling You?

How often do you truly listen to your body?  Are you in tune with what your body is trying to tell you? Our bodies are amazing machines.  We have the...

How Hard is Too Hard?

I’ll start by saying that my take on this topic may be controversial. Can you remember a time where you worked out and perhaps pushed it a bit too far?...

Why Your Workouts Shouldn’t ALWAYS Be Fun

“Woah.. what do you mean, Coach?!”   That’s right – your workouts shouldn’t ALWAYS be fun.  In case no one ever told you.. Doing things you don’t like can make you...

The Squat: Do’s and Don’ts

The squat.. Is it the king of all exercises?  I’m not here to spark a debate, but one thing is for sure:  The barbell back squat is a fundamental, compound...

Finding Your Fitness Niche

You can’t be everything to everybody.   This is a concept that we’ve written about before, but as the world continues to change, it’s worth reminding you in a time of...