Kasey Esser

Kasey Esser

Kasey Esser, CSCS, CPT, is a trainer based in Beverly Hills, Calif. He formerly worked as an assistant strength coach at the University of Evansville.

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How to Use the Pallof Press to Build an Iron Core

The Pallof Press, named after physical therapist John Pallof, is a fantastic exercise for athletes for 2 primary reasons; #1: It trains the true...

3 Ways to Build Sprint Speed (No Sprinting Required)

In order to improve your sprint speed, you have to sprint. That makes sense, right? It does...to an extent. Sprinting is a skill and in order to improve...

4 Tips for Reducing Deadlift Back Pain

Few can argue that deadlifts are one of the most beneficial exercises you can do. But as with anything worth doing, there is a high-risk involved....

Having Trouble with Your Hip Hinge? Try These Drills

In just about every strength-training article you read these days, something will be mentioned about the deadlift, and for good reason...it works. It...

3 Ways to Eliminate Knee Pain When Squatting

"I don't do squats anymore, they hurt my knees." This is one of those gym phrases that is almost as common as, "So, how much do you bench?" It's...

The Workout Hack You Need to Do

It's commonly understood that to get stronger, pack on size, and be a more powerful athlete, you need to engage in that target your fast-twitch muscle...

Shoulder Stabilizing Exercises to Strengthen Your Rotator Cuff

Rehabbing a rotator cuff injury often consists of completing set after mind-numbing set of shoulder external and internal rotation exercises. As an a...

Decoding Common Strength Training Terminology

The best strength coaches and trainers do an amazing job of making complex topics sound simple. However, as an athlete (or as an aspiring coach), ...

Stiff Back? You Might Be Hurting It By Stretching

Curing a stiff or achy lower back requires more than dropping back into child's pose. It's a common misconception. Although a static backstretc...

Bare Bones Approach to Getting Stronger

As a young athlete, you require a few things in life: Food: good nutrition is essential to growing bigger and stronger Sleep: rest for growth an...

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