DIAKADI DIY Tips Series: Episode 10
Authors: Tom Armenta and Billy Polson
Deadlifts are a ‘Must Have’ element in most training programs and proper form is the key for getting the most beneficial results from the exercise. They are not just …
The Muscle-Up is one of the most daunting looking exercises you could watch a person do. Lifting their whole bodyweight, not only up to their chin, but then pushing themselves higher and above the bar or rings. Sounds impressive right? …
DIAKADI is excited to announce the arrival of Berkeley’s Artís Coffee Peru Blend as our in-house brew. Artís was born out of the belief that the world should know the true story of coffee.
While living in Japan, where freshness and quality are uniquely valued, founder Alex Lowe stumbled upon the concept of live roasting. Drawn in by the inviting aromas, he witnessed customers selecting their individual orders of green coffee and waiting as it was roasted to their preference. Walking out with his warm bag of coffee, he was unaware that the first sip would forever change his understanding of this beverage. He aspired to bring this story home.
DIAKADI DIY Tips Series: Episode 9
Author: Billy Polson
Your legs and pelvis, along with your spine, are the foundation for supporting your body and controlling your movement. Keeping them strong and functionally mobile will help with injury prevention, as well as …
1. In a paragraph or two, what is your philosophy on training?
My philosophy on training is very simple, “less is more”. And, as simple as this statement is, the application of it becomes complicated because our ego-mind likes to …
DIAKADI DIY Tips Series: Episode 8
Author: Billy Polson
Many of us want to strengthen our lower abdominals and most of us NEED to strengthen our lower abdominals, but frequently gym goers are performing incorrect movements and exercises to remedy this situation.
In this segment of DIAKADI’s DIY Tips Series, Fitness Performance Coach Billy Polson explains the anatomy and structure of our abdominals and teaches the correct movements for strengthening these muscles while avoiding the error of building greater muscle imbalances in your body.
Swim Clinics with Olympian Allison Wagner are available to adults interested in improving their swimming ability. Swimming is a great form of exercise and a sport that you can continue to include in your fitness regime into old age. Clinics …
Since 2001, Analisa Naldi has been coaching on how to move safely, efficiently and with strength. Her students include an array of competitive and recreational athletes, ranging in age and experience from youth, high school and collegiate, to fast-paced executives and weekend warriors. Analisa brings a background that includes strength training, sport specific training, Kettlebell instruction (Strong First Certified), Olympic Weightlifting, youth program design/physical education, Balanced Body Pilates Reformer, and Vinyasa/Forrest Yoga.