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Sacrifice and Focus

Bare with me on today’s post….it’s going to be all over the map, but I will do my best to tie it all back together. Yesterday, I say the documentary, “SOMM”.  I went in expecting to be entertained, as one [...]

July 31, 2013 Inspiration
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The Hard Way

In this day and age, so much of our daily life is all about making things easier.  We are surrounded by technology that has made our life so simple, it’s silly.  Oh, you want to travel across the world?  Just [...]

July 12, 2013 Inspiration, Mental Strength
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Fast’n'Nasty x 3

What exactly am I referring to? Well, in true Strictly Strength(and LIFT) fashion, we are describing the type of workouts that will be going down at Red Black Gym on July 19th at the first-ever and highly anticipated, Friday Night [...]

July 8, 2013 Friday Night SWOD
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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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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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A Knarly “Linda”

I don’t know what got in to me on Friday, but I decided to do a mixed up, twisted form of an already nasty workout named, “Linda”.  More commonly known as “3 Bars of Death”. 10.9.8.7.6.5.4.3.2.1-Deadlift @ 1.5xBW -Bench Press [...]

February 18, 2013 Strength training, SWOD
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Day 361 of 365: Lessons Learned From Strength

Y’all know I’m all about digging past what’s on the surface…. At the gym,  I dig not only for strength, power, speed, health, and confidence, but I also strive to find lessons and meanings of even the simplest, everyday occurrences.  [...]

February 1, 2013 365Days of Strength, Powerlifting, strength coach, Strength training
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Day 352 of 365: Here’s Your Wake Up Call!

Is 530am really that early? For some people, the numbers 5, 3 and 0 have never been seen in that sequence in the morning.  For others, that’s when the day starts and that’s all there is to it.  What’s the [...]

January 7, 2013 365Days of Strength, Hybrid Training, morning routine, Sandbags, strength coach, Strength training, Tire Flips, Underground Strength Coach
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Day 348 of 365: SWOD Ammo

I guess I’m in the giving mood.  Hahaha. For many of you out there, it’s a busy time filled with events with the family and friends, parties, food, and booze.  Along with the hustle and bustle of this time of [...]

December 30, 2012 365Days of Strength, Bench Press, Floor Press, Olympic Lifting, strength coach, Strength training
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Day 347 of 365: SNAP! POP! BANG!

Many of you ate yourselves into a food coma… So I am here today to help you come out of that slumber and find your strong, athletic self once again. “How are you gonna do that?”, you may be asking.  [...]

December 27, 2012 365Days of Strength, Olympic Lifting, strength coach, Strength training