Exercises

November 18, 2020

CGP Ep366 Coach Don Fleming

Coach Don Fleming is the man that inspired me to be the coach I am today. I was extremely lucky to have Coach Fleming at a time in my life when I was figuring out the world and how I could fit in it. He was my Richmond Hill High School PhysEd instructor and coached […]
November 11, 2020

CGP Ep365 Deconstructing the Deadlift

The deadlift is my one of my favourite patterns for rotational athletes…but not for the reasons you may think! The deadlift is one of the greatest vertical thrust exercises on the planet….but that’s not why I love it. In this episode we go DEEP into the Hip Hinge and how rotational athletes can use the […]
October 8, 2020

CGP Ep360 The Best of My Mentors | Mike Boyle

Mike will cringe when he reads this but the fact is, he is a mentor of mine and has been a huge influence on the strength coach and Perform Better presenter I have become today! I will never forget the day I was introduced to his book Functional Training for Sports. It defined a generation of strength coaches […]
September 18, 2020

Mentorship Podcast Carina Bender Abrams

The Mentorship Podcast, the series where my former Mentoree becomes my Mentor.  Carina @coachcarinapt is the “Mama Bear” for the Mentorship family! She has a such an amazing way of seeing life for what it is and pushing you to maximize your career. Down to earth and constantly mining deeper for the meaning of life. […]
August 26, 2020

ATHLETE: CGP Ep354 Refining Athleticism

Slow it down, speed it up, change direction, add complexity, add resistance, over speed, increase neural load and then do it again! If you want to refine athleticism you need to challenge yourself in as many ways as possible. Do it in the gym and see the results on the field of battle. I always […]
August 13, 2020

CGP Ep351 Sergey Nazarov The Mentorship Podcast

The Mentorship Podcast, the series where my former Mentoree becomes my Mentor.  In this edition we have Sergey Nazarov @solid.sergey who was one of my first Mentorees and since then has been not only a Mentor but a great friend. From his humble beginnings in communist Russia, he excelled to become a National Team Member […]
August 6, 2020

CGP Ep351 Outcome Based Self Worth?

You shot a 78 in competition and feel like you are the worst golfer in the world. You lost your clients due to a pandemic and economic downturn and now you are questioning your ability to be a coach. You and your significant other are fighting all the time over money, business or the kids […]
July 15, 2020

The Mentorship Podcast | Jordan Jeske

The Mentorship Podcast, the series where my former Mentoree becomes my Mentor. We are excited to offer this Podcast on YouTube for those of you who prefer a visual format. Please subscribe, write a review and rate to help us grow the podcast! The podcast is free but your support is invaluable!  This week’s show […]
July 1, 2020

CGP Ep346 Past Present Future Self Improvement

“Live in the present. The Power of Now.”  We all know we need to live in the NOW but many of you or your clients are allowing the past to dictate the actions of the future self. I have worked with countless athletes who under perform due to past failures they carry with them to […]
June 24, 2020

CGP Ep345 The Starting Point

Fat Face Rick, “He Ain’t Weak, Thats The Starting Point!” That line in the Wire changed the way I approached coaching from that day forward. It all made sense when my young student Cliff sat up and looked me right in the eye and said, “It’s this gym Coach! It’s changed my life! I have […]
November 11, 2020

CGP Ep365 Deconstructing the Deadlift

The deadlift is my one of my favourite patterns for rotational athletes…but not for the reasons you may think! The deadlift is one of the greatest vertical thrust exercises on the planet….but that’s not why I love it. In this episode we go DEEP into the Hip Hinge and how rotational athletes can use the […]
November 15, 2016

Feel Better Play Better Series: Off Day Workout

Feel Better Play Better Series: Off Day Workout The Feel Better Series was filmed in 2012. The exercises and program are still valid today. The fashion and the fact I have hair may throw you off but the Off Day Workout works! All you need is a medicine ball, bench and your body weight. For […]
April 1, 2016
Coach Glass, Top Golf Coach, Conditioning Specialist

Feel Better Play Better Series: Game Day Workout

This video is coming out of the basement archives ( I have hair and stylish shoes!) but it is still relevant and a challenge. This workout is perfect for athletes wanting a light workout/dynamic warmup the morning of an event. There is very little load but will challenge you and your nervous system in all […]
March 21, 2016

Single Arm Stability Plank

This is a fantastic core stability and anti-rotation exercise. The progression starts in a knee push up position into a single arm knee plank. Progress to the single arm plank and return back to the knee plank position while maintaining your core control. Hold each position for a count of 3 focusing on stability and […]
February 16, 2016

Seated Pistol

The seated pistol is a great exercise for glute, quad and full lower quarter stability development. I use it with my athletes as a litmus test to see how their lower body balance, stability and relative leg strength is progressing. You can see in the video how my right foot is flared out as a […]
October 19, 2015

Rotational Slings Stretch

I have been Xperimenting with this Rotational Sling stretch for some time now. It was featured on the Golf Channel when one of my athletes was performing the stretch after a short weather delay in the Tour Championships.  One of the announcers asked “is that yoga he is doing down there?” No it isn’t yoga […]