How to Deadlift: The Definitive Guide

Article by Greg Nuckols

Most people should deadlift. Do you want to add muscle to your posterior chain, gaining quality mass from your traps all the way down to your hamstrings? You’d be hard-pressed to find a better exercise than the deadlift. Do you want to become more athletic while decreasing your injury risk on the field or the court? Deadlifts should probably be at the core of your training program.

And of course, do you want to get stronger? If so, there are few exercises that can build or test head-to-toe strength as well as the deadlift (I’d put squats on the same level, with push press close behind)./p>

Continue Reading

0
0
0
s2sdefault

6 reasons you should care about your poop health.

Article by mc schraefel, Ph.D and Krista Scott-Dixon, Ph.D

Are your eating and lifestyle habits really working? Just ask your poo.

From smiling poo emojis, to poop cafes, to turd charts that go viral, excrement is having a moment. But for many, the question remains: Should you actually care about poop health?

Our answer: Yes! Bowel movements can either signal that you’re doing great, or suggest health challenges before other symptoms arise. In this article, 6 things to pay attention to when it comes to your poo.

Continue Reading

0
0
0
s2sdefault

Strength Training is Prehab

Article by Dr. Michael Mash, DPT, CSCS, FMS

Recently, there has been a push in both the fitness and rehabilitative communities for "prehab," but what does this REALLY mean? According to EXOS:

"Prehab is a proactive approach to avoiding pain and injury. You’ll build strength and stability around your most vulnerable areas, while improving mobility, balance and joint function to decrease the potential for injuries."

Continue Reading

0
0
0
s2sdefault

Top 6 Ways To Strengthen Your Painful Lower Back

Article by Nick Rosencutter

With the incidence of lower back pain sky rocketing each year along with a chronic re-injury rate reaching epidemiological levels, it’s time that we set the record straight.

Are YOU struggling to develop your back or do you have nagging aches that bother you? Assuming other underlying issues are addressed, training your back properly can go a long way in promoting a strong, muscular and healthy back.

Continue Reading

0
0
0
s2sdefault

10 Commandments of Injury Prevention

How to Keep the Physical Therapist Away

Article by Dr John Rusin
Staying healthy in the iron game isn't a random coincidence. It's a choice. Make yours intelligently. Follow these rules.

1 – Perfect the Warm-Up Process

The warm-up isn't an excuse to BS your way through arbitrary foam rolling and corrective movements. Instead, it's an opportunity to enhance your training performance with effective programming.

Continue Reading

0
0
0
s2sdefault
Rocco Venizelos - Bros Do Science
Rocco Venizelos

My name is Rocco Venizelos and I am currently working in the field of Health and Fitness as a coach, health and fitness advisor and personal trainer. I am also studying at The Anglo-European College of Chiropractic.

My experience the past 15 years in the fitness industry both as an athlete and as Personal Trainer helped me recognize the need to understand in depth the science underpinning all aspects of human performance, to strive for evidence based and theoretical well grounded practices, to validate the importance of keeping yourself up to date of the latest developments and findings in the field. But the most important is to be able to make the science accessible and transferable to coaches, athletes and practitioners.

One of my major concerns is translating knowledge into working practice. This is what I aim to do through with this website.. with the precious help of my Bros!