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Day 209 of 360 5 rounds of:   20 yd. Farmer carry @ minimum BW 5 Pull-up (Scaled to ability in each round) :20 sec. rest   If more than one interruption is needed within 20 yd., adjust one interval down in the next round.   Advanced pull-up ...
Photo Credit: Bruce Klemens   Failure sucks, doesn’t it? There's no worse feeling than seeing your hopes, dreams, and plans go up in smoke. It's tough to start all over again and pull yourself up from the dirt to keep at it. For m ...
Day 208 of 360 Power clean:   5 x 5 @ 75-80% of 2RM   Rest as needed between sets. If sets require interruption, make a minor weight adjustment and continue. When the scheme is listed as “5 x 5″, it always refers to “Sets&rdquo ...
Thirteen years ago was a crazy time. My engineering business partner, and best friend for years, and I were having differences of opinion, and my girlfriend had found another boyfriend. In addition to that, I was getting evicted from this run do ...
This week’s back to school schedule: cross country practice three nights a week, music lessons back to back for two kids on one night, hockey practice and a game two nights, and a school fundraiser on Thursday all while trying to include a workout e ...
"The journey of 1000 miles begins with the first step." - Forrest Gump   No matter what your condition, an understanding of your physical strengths and your weakness is important to your success. This understanding can only be gained by as ...
  The term "get high" is usually used to describe marijuana use, but in this case, we're talking about literal altitude. According to a new study out of the Weizmann Institute of Science, low-oxygen conditions (those encountered at hig ...
This is the eighth part of a comprehensive handstand video series designed to bring you toward a strong and stable free-standing handstand. While this video will bring benefit to your training regardless of your current fitness or goals, it is i ...
  The mind is every bit as powerful as the body when it comes to accomplishing physical tasks. While it isn’t your brain that runs the distance or climbs the mountain, it does fire off directions to those parts of the body that accomplish thos ...
Day 207 of 360 Back squat:   5 x 10 @ (up to) 60% of 2RM   If a set requires interruption, make a minor adjustment prior to starting the next. When scheme is listed as “5 x 10″, it always refers to “Sets” x “Reps&rd ...
  Do you have any idea how many bacteria live in your gut? Not thousands or even millions, but billions of little microorganisms call your large and small intestines home. These bacteria play a role in everything from digestion to immune function to ...
Day 206 of 360 5 rounds of:   5 Tire flip 10 Kettlebell “Power swing” @ max 20lb. W, 30lb. M   Set-up, positioning, and violence of action will define this drill; No lazy, casual lifts or reps. Minimal rest between rounds (no more th ...
  Science has long been on the hunt for tools and techniques to improve brain function. Millions of man-hours have been invested into research to enhance cognitive abilities, sharpen focus, expand memory capacity, increase brain activity, and boost ...
  There are three things I spend my days focusing on: my family, LSU strength and conditioning, and nutrition/supplementation. Each of these impacts the other but none more so than adequate and proper nutrition. If we feed ourselves poorly, our stre ...
  You’ve probably witnessed it yourself. Across the country, millions of people are going out of their way to try and improve their health, despite insidious social pressure not to. Maybe you’re among them. You’ve grocery shopped, ...
  In the pursuit of mastery, most coaches and trainers choose to specialize in a particular discipline, sport, or modality. But Jenn Pilotti took a different approach, letting her natural curiosity guide her toward a uniquely holistic understanding ...
  It’s not just important to make health and fithess a priority in order to live a long, healthy life—it’s critical. As I discussed in my last article, there are days where we miss a workout due to work demands, staying home with a ...