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About Adam Vogel

Adam Vogel is the founder of Pure Performance Training. He is a Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) through the International Sports Science Association, a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, a certified Functional Movement Screening Specialist (FMS), and Level 1 (KBC) Kettlebell Instructor.

UNDERSTANDING THE INFLUENCE OF POSTURE ON BREATH AND ENDURANCE PART TWO

UNDERSTANDING THE INFLUENCE OF POSTURE ON BREATH AND ENDURANCE PART 2 As we look at how to improve athletic endurance, we explored in Part One the connection between good posture and breath and some consequences that occur when this relationship is disrupted. Here, we offer a step-by-step plan designed to break the cycle

UNDERSTANDING THE INFLUENCE OF POSTURE ON BREATH AND ENDURANCE PART ONE

UNDERSTANDING THE INFLUENCE OF POSTURE ON BREATH AND ENDURANCE PART ONE The influence of posture on breath and cardiovascular performance is one of the most underappreciated factors in endurance training.  In this article, we’ll take an in-depth look at how posture drives our breathing patterns, which in turn impacts our ability to delay

THE CHOP PATTERN

THE CHOP PATTERN Chopping exercises are a staple in most of our fitness programming.  Not only are they one of the best ways to build reflexive core strength and endurance, they’re also a great assessment tool to identify left/right side imbalances. The chop pattern is a fundamental human movement involved in a wide variety

FOUR WAYS TO UPGRADE YOUR MOBILITY TRAINING, PART TWO

4 WAYS TO UPGRADE YOUR MOBILITY TRAINING, PART TWO To recap, mobility is the product of motor control, joint function, position, and stability.  In Part One, we looked at two mobility-training upgrades that improve motor control and joint function—CARs and joint mobilization. In today’s post, we continue on our quest to move past simplistic,