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Gawker Knows Best, Right?

When you think of sound training knowledge, the first resource that comes to mind is GAWKER, right?  Yeah, me neither.  In fact when one of my athletes sent this link to me I almost automatically discounted any information provided….but I [...]

November 14, 2013 Strength training

Pussification. Sad.

Most people out there would agree that Burpees do, in fact, suck!  I am one that doesn’t really mind them, but that’s probably due to how close I am to the floor as it is – I don’t really have [...]

September 20, 2013 Strength training

SS Quiz & Selection – Important!!!

HEY, you!!! Ask yourself these 5 simple questions – BE HONEST: 1. Do I truly have work ethic? 2. Am I coach-able? 3. Do I have a team-player mentality? 4. Do I truly want to become stronger and fitter – [...]

August 15, 2013 strength coach, Strength training, Strictly Strength Coaches, Strictly Strength Project

Get On This Train!

It’s that time again… Time for the next Strictly Strength Project(really cool video to watch here!).  That’s right, baby!  Now’s your chance to get in on something special.  I’ve lost track of how many SSProjects I’ve done now, but I [...]

June 26, 2013 CrossFit, Strength training, Strictly Strength Project

A Weekend Full of Strength

This past weekend I had the privilege of joining Rob Orlando and his staff in Chicago for an amazing strongman competition and CrossFit Strongman Certification at CrossFit Barrington.  It was an absolute blast getting to work along side RobO and [...]

June 17, 2013 Rob Orlando, Strength training, Strongman

What The…..

First off, I am running through all of the responses(60+) I received in regards to my need for guinea pigs to test out my distance Strictly Strength Project.  I am very, very close to selecting the final 3 men and [...]

June 3, 2013 Strength training

A Call to Action

After several years of developing the Strictly Strength program, I’ve finally pulled the trigger on creating an option for those of you that aren’t anywhere near Austin to still get your SS on! I recently spent some time in front [...]

May 29, 2013 CrossFit, Instructional, Strength training

Gain 20lbs in 28 Days?

It seems that for anyone trying to get bigger and pack on more muscle, the easy part is the training.  The issues come from how they are fueling their bodies – or probably more accurately stated – NOT fueling their [...]

May 20, 2013 Nutrition, Strength training

No Excuses

It was 2 weeks ago that I saw one of the most inspirational and powerful moments of my training career.  CrossFit Central Coach, Strictly Strength Coach, and personal trainer, Nyki Helmcamp was training her client Fran Mardones.  That in and [...]

April 15, 2013 Inspiration, Strength training

Backyard Throwdown

I’m sure we’ve all been there before….. Wanting to workout but struggling to muster up the motivation to drive to the gym to hit up a training session.  You’ve been there before, I know it.  It seems silly, but sometimes [...]

March 28, 2013 Strength training, SWOD