Protect Ya Legs: Shrimp Squat x Pistol Squat

Why go lift weights when you can do these two bodyweight exercises, AT HOME, for *insane* levels of leg strength and jumping POWER!! 😉 Jk…but this is a common, misguided narrative around shrimp and pistol squats. At the same time, many other people overlook the real reasons why shrimps/pistols are such valuable training tools. While … Read more

Kinematic Analyses of Parkour Landings From as High as 2.7 Meters

PREFACE: In 2016, we partnered with the Division of Kinesiology and Health at the University of Wyoming to deconstruct various parkour landing techniques. The study was just published by the Journal of Human Kinetics—and with free/open access for all! In this study, landing forces and techniques by 20 parkour coaches and athletes from various Apex School of … Read more

Six Foot Drills for Ankle Mobility, Strength, & Stability

When I first read The Foot Drills by Russ Ebbets, DC, I was impressed by the elegance of the ideas. I was excited to try a new strategy for making better feet and ankles. Foot drills can be done anywhere, any time making them a highly accessible and potent form of bulletproofing your feet and … Read more

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