Looks weird, doesn’t it? This exercise is called the Tate press, and it’s fantastic for cheaters. And I am a cheater. Let me explain. Or rather, let my coach, Alex ...
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I’ve got a secret for you: Everyone, no matter his or her strength level or prowess in the gym, has experienced a training rut on some level. Training ruts are where PRs are harder fought, body composition changes are stagnant, recovery is lacking, or where enthusiasm for your training program has gone to die. Whether you start […]
Whenever a potential member walks through the doors of The Movement Minneapolis, more often than not the reason they do is because they are urgently looking for something different than what they’re currently doing. Oftentimes, they feel like they’ve tried everything and had little success, or they had some initial success and then hit a […]
One question my daughter often loves to ask me (one of many, since she’s 10 going on 18 and a wonderful and sometimes exasperating mix of curiosity and know-it-all) is: “What are your favorite things in the whole world, Mommy?” She asks me this question all the time but I’m not allowed to list the […]
[photo credit: Jalbus Photo] Observation: I often see people getting ahead of themselves when it comes to fitness goals. I witness frustration with the speed of results, and sometimes a peculiar sense of entitlement to results that haven’t actually been earned. Just like nutrition, the process isn’t sexy, but showing up again and again and […]
Growing up, I knew there were some girls who begged their moms to take them to the department store for their first bra. They would beg and plead, only to be gifted with a training bra, if they were lucky. I was not one of those girls. Training bra? Psshht, 12-year-old Jenny didn’t even know […]
You could say that our gym, The Movement Minneapolis, isn’t your typical gym. Beyond the barbells and kettlebells, big liftin’ and conditioning circuits, we often offer up a monthly challenge to our members — not typical challenges that revolve around body composition or clean eating, normally, but the kind that focus on completing a task: 5,000 swings, […]