Author: brian@motivetraininggr.com

Lessons In Pain.

Back in 2016, I woke up with so much lower back pain that I couldn’t even bend over to get into my car to drive

exercise machines

Stop Lambasting Exercise Machines.

If you’ve ever stepped foot into Motive Training in Grand Rapids, MI, you know we don’t have exercise machines at all. We use squat racks,

Stretching is training.

Stretching Is Training.

I remember back in the day when I used to think stretching was useless. In 2010, I read Lou Schuler and Alwyn Cosgrove’s book, The

Should You Hire A Personal Trainer?

When I introduce myself to new friends or acquaintances, I tell them I’m a personal trainer. And every single time, like clockwork, they associate my

Video: Understanding Hip Extension

Stand up. Swing one of your legs behind your body. Boom! That’s hip extension (i.e., the movement of your femur/thigh away from your front pelvis).

My Upper Traps: A Closer Look

Editor’s Note: Let me preface this article by saying that not everyone with humongous traps or a really tight neck has poor shoulder mobility. I realize