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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
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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
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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
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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
SSBS

The Next Project

It’s that time again.  It’s time to build beasts, machines and barbell assassins.   The next Strictly Strength Project starts 4/6, and runs until 5/25. I understand that this is short notice, but here’s my stance on the deal: If [...]

March 27, 2013 Hybrid Training, Strength training
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2 Guys, 4 PRs

Stay with me here….There’s no cup involved.  You’re safe. This morning, at the 530am Strictly Strength class, two of my athletes smashed through some substantial personal records.  They did not do it in the traditional way…why the f*ck would we [...]

March 20, 2013 Barbell Complex, Personal record
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Team Catalyst #1

If you’re still with me after that display of black and white spandex…Thank you! The point of all of this is that my I AM CROSSFIT team, Team Catalyst, is the winning team for the 2013 Challenge! From day one [...]

March 19, 2013 CrossFit
13.2 – A Reality Check(Tips)

13.2 – A Reality Check(Tips)

First, I realize that many of you that follow my blogging banter are CrossFitters….In which case I thought it may be useful to post up a couple tips that I’ve seen to be successful in this week’s Open WOD, 13.2.  [...]

March 15, 2013 CrossFit, CrossFit Games Open, Instructional
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Got Fitness?

This weekend was packed with a smorgasbord of fitness activities. First was the I Am CrossFit Finale workout.  CrossFit Central athletes committed to 8 weeks of focused nutrition and additional workouts in an effort to make massive changes in and [...]

March 11, 2013 CrossFit, I Am CrossFit