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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

What Does It Take pt.2

After yesterday’s post, I feel like we did a admirable job of addressing the primary reason, or root cause, behind this issue of starting a program but not being able to finish due to aches, pains, and/or injury. That being [...]

November 5, 2013 Kelly Starrett, Mobility, Recovery, squat

What Does It Take?

I’ve “preached” on this topic before….Yes, we will be discussing mobility and recovery practices once again, as it seems to never sink in that this shit is what makes or breaks an athlete – LITERALLY!  So at this point, I [...]

November 4, 2013 Low-Bar Squat, Mobility, Recovery, squat

Another Friday Night SWOD

Several months ago, Jen, owner and creator of LIFT For Women, and I hosted our very first competition at Red Black Gym.  It was a huge success and got us thinking about offering this style of throwdown to other gyms [...]

September 25, 2013 Friday Night SWOD

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

We’ve Got BIG Balls!

Some of you are very well aware of the fact that today is “Hump Day”.  I’ll spare you the redundancy of posting the camel in the office commercial(a great one, BTW.), instead I’ll share this gem with you! Who says [...]

September 18, 2013 Uncategorized

Back At It

It’s been a long time since I’ve sat down in front of the computer and posted some kind of blog.  I think the 365 Days of Strength kind of burned me out for whatever reason.  I started to feel like [...]

September 13, 2013 Inspiration

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