Thom is a strength and conditioning coach at Tidal CrossFit, manager of Tidal Online, and proprietor of He has worked with a variety of individuals, including first time fitness enthusiasts and regional CrossFit competitors, as well as varsity and professional athletes. A PhD drop out, recreational CrossFit enthusiast, and avid hot sauce connoisseur, Thom resides in Toronto Canada where he occasionally rubs elbows with accomplished athletes.


by December 21, 2015, 4:30am 0

Periodization means planning to peak for the most important part of your season. There are a ton of ways to do this. Here's an overview on how to do it successfully.

Fix Your Squat

by November 19, 2015, 8:32pm 0

Squatting, be it with a barbell, a kettlebell, or just with your bodyweight, holds a plethora of advantages for ultimate players. It increases explosive performance while developing muscles that reduce the risk of knee injury. Check out these fixes and tips help you improve your squat mechanics.

The Stability Series, Part 6: Integrating Stability Training into Your Offseason

by October 15, 2015, 5:41pm 0

This installment provides guidance on how to include stability building exercises, such as deadbugs and glute bridges, into a well-rounded off-season training program.

The Stability Series Part 5: Training Default Positions

by July 9, 2015, 9:47am 0

If you're training to be fast, the first thing you have to do is slow down. These drills will develop your movement patterns for faster, stronger sprinting.

The Stability Series Part 4: Bomb-Proofing the Shoulder

by April 16, 2015, 9:30am 0

Want to bomb flicks and drop jaws with your insane layouts, but without breaking your shoulder? Here are the stability exercises throwing athletes need.

The Stability Series Part 3: Tuning up your Tummy – Trunk Stiffness and the Kinetic Chain

by March 23, 2015, 7:29am 0

Crunches and sit-ups may actually be counterproductive to core stability. Thomas Wendelboe explains how stability is the key to trunk training for athletes.

The Stability Series Part 2: Building a Better (and more functional) Booty

by February 19, 2015, 7:37am 0

Thomas Wendelboe continues his series on functional stability for athletes with an explanation of exercises to correct asymmetries in the hips and glutes.

The Stability Series (Part 1): An Introduction to the Gluteal Muscles

by January 15, 2015, 10:00am 0

In our first article in a series on sport-specific stability, Thom Wendelboe introduces us to our butts and explains three stretches to assess flexibility and improve proprioception.