Squatting Without Toes Forward

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Morning, folks! We’ve got another video up on our YouTube channel. Today we’re diving back into warm-up ideas. This time with a warm-up we love for just about anyone, be you a lifter or field athlete, or just general dude or lady looking to get more fit. You’ll find the holes in your squatting game today with this one, enjoy!

Back at it

Morning, Folks! So it turns out that this whole building a garage gym deal takes a bit more time and effort than we had originally anticipated. We appreciate you guys who have continued to check in here on the blog, our YouTube Channel, and our social media outlets. You all are what drive this ship forward.

Towards that end, we’re back on the Restore/Thrive YouTube channel today, this time talking about how to select the best warm-up and cool-down activities if you’re trying to improve you mobility along the way. Give it a look and have a great day!

Getting Sideways

Technology!

Morning Folks! We’re back on the YouTube today offering some more help for those of you with neck and shoulder pain. This time we’re talking Mobility 101, how you can tackle the most common problem we see in people struggling with shoulder and neck pain. Enjoy and have an awesome day!

YouTube Tuesday: For Dad(s)

Morning Folks! We’re back at it on the Restore/Thrive YouTube Channel today. We received another user request, this one from my Dad. Today we’re taking on shoulder pain. Specifically, if you’re an overhead athlete, a desk-bound worker trying to stay active, a busy mom carrying your kids around, or just a dude who wants to lift heavy stuff but can’t get rid of that nagging ache in your shoulder, this one’s for you. Enjoy!

User Request Video

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Morning, Folks! We just posted another video on the YouTube channel. This one comes from a reader request: how to deal with shin splint pain. There are several areas to consider in the lower leg in terms of mobility and strength that we go over in the video. Enjoy, and feel free to add your questions or requests for future content on the blog or the vlog in the comment section below!

Training Kids

Outlining the Restore/Thrive Approach

Morning Folks! We’re back on the YouTube Channel today. This time we’re talking training philosophy. One of the questions we answer most often is “What sports are your kids doing?”. The simple answer-none. Why? That’s the topic of discussion today. If your kids haven’t mastered these basics, getting them involved in sports may actually hinder their athletic development.

Restore/Thrive Turns 1

The year that was. And what’s to come.

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74 blog posts. 32 YouTube Videos. 2,178 visitors.

363 days ago (the blog’s official b-day is 5/28/2016) we launched this site with one goal in mind: to speak directly to you, internet reader, and help guide you on the path to a better life. Whether you had an injury to rehab or were looking to get bigger, faster, and stronger, we’ve been putting down work to help you achieve your goals.

Year 2 promises to be bigger and badder: The gym opens. The first self-assessment and performance guide goes live. We can’t wait to share it all with you.

In the meantime, we thought it would be fun to link to a couple of our most popular posts from year one. If you’re a new reader, consider this a primer on what we’re all about. If you’ve been following all along, feel free to share with friends and family who you care about.

#1: “Why We Train”-Be Strong to Be Useful.

#2: “Are You Ready to Run:?Part VII”-Whether you run or not, if you sit more than 3 hours per-day, master this standard.

#3: “Treating Concussions”-The new standards for treating concussions.

#4: “Why I Hate Physical Therapy”-The genesis of the blog and the gym.

#5: “Research Update”-A convincing case for personalized medicine and hope for those of us trying our best to avoid dementia-related illnesses.

A big “Thank You!” is owed to all of you who’ve read, watched, and subscribed to our blog and YouTube channel. We hope you all have a great holiday weekend and spend a moment or two in silence to remember and be thankful for the good men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces who paid the ultimate price for us to make the most of every day of freedom they purchased on our behalf.