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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

Thank You

For whatever reason, I’ve been looking back over my years as a trainer.  I’ve reflected over the experiences I’ve had and the relationships I’ve had the pleasure of establishing.  It’s very easy to say that without each and every person [...]

July 3, 2013 Inspiration

Little Strongman

Recently, I had the privilege of assisting RobO(Orlando) during a CrossFit Strongman certification in Chicago.  During this certification, and any other CFSM cert., Rob shares his dislike for the name “Strongman”, as it typically brings with it some negative connotations.  [...]

June 28, 2013 Rob Orlando, Strongman

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

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

Are You In a PR Drought?

If you’ve been working towards a new deadlift PR but can’t seem to break through, I’ve got the goods that you need! In a recent article I wrote for The Triune, I discuss how including the Trap Bar into your [...]

May 15, 2013 Deadlift, Instructional, Trap Bar Deadlift
Never Quit

How a Book Can Change You

During my recent vacation I was able to spend a lot of timing reading – something I rarely do with the exception of strength-related content.  Don’t get me wrong.  I love that stuff, but I realized that I needed something [...]

May 8, 2013 Inspiration

Expansion and New Faces

Let’s get right in to it…. I have done a fantastically shitty job of promoting the fact that Strictly Strength is expanding via the additions of several top-level strength coaches!  This post is the first of several that will detail [...]

April 24, 2013 CrossFit Central, strength coach, Strictly Strength Coaches

The Power of Questions & Rituals

As a coach, I often hear people initiate in negative self talk when things (seemingly) don’t go right…. and it drives me f*cking bonkers!!! An example of NST is something like, “Why can’t I do this right?” Or, “I can’t [...]

April 19, 2013 Inspiration, Instructional

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