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Day 162 of 360 Back squat: 2 x 5 (up to) 80% of 2RM 1 x 10 @ 70% 1 x 15 @ 40-50%   Rest as needed between sets. If sets require interruption, make as minor an adjustment as needed and complete the next uninterrupted. When scheme is listed a ...
Day 82 of 100 1)Hang Snatch: (X/2)5 2)Hang Clean & Jerk: (X/2+1)4 3)Clean High Pull: (X/3)4 4)Front Squat: (X/4)5 5)Good Morning: (X/6)4   ...
You can get a great core workout without ever doing a sit-up or crunch. Many people hate crunches and even more find that they aggravate their lower back or neck. Follow along as I take you through a full-body workout with a heavy core emphasis. ...
Coaches, athletes, and workout fanatics are in a perpetual search for competitive advantages both on and off the field. The offseason is paramount for the development of an athlete’s physical strength and psychological performance. More specifi ...
Alcohol can make any weekend cookout, Super Bowl Sunday, or girls' night out a whole lot more enjoyable. At the end of a long work week, it's nice to kick back with a cold beer, a glass of wine, or something sweet and fruity. Yes, I'm a man wh ...
Day 161 of 360 Positional and mechanical improvement: “Odd Lifts”   Sledgehammer: 2-hand tire smash, hand-to-hand tire smash, 1-hand tire smash Mace: Front pendulum, back pendulum, back pendulum + pull-over, 360, 10-2, varial   S ...
Are you overwhelmed with fatigue these days? I know I am. It’s mind-blowingly frustrating and yes, exhausting. During perimenopause and menopause, you may experience the relentless feeling of tiredness, weakness, fatigue, and a general apathy f ...
HIT is all the rage. And why shouldn’t it be? It advertises the same health benefits of a long workout, in a shorter period of time. HIT taps into our need for instant gratification; we think we’re going to get the results of doing more w ...
I think it’s safe to say that everyone has heard this apothegm before, “The harder you work, the better your results.” This saying has a lot of truth behind it, but it isn’t inherently true. There are many times in life when i ...
That may sound like utter nonsense. After all, strength literally means your muscles' ability to generate force as they contract and expand. So how could anything be more important than your muscles when it comes to developing strength?   Source ...
One thing we all learn at a rather early age is that life is full of challenges. The response to challenge puts people into one of two camps: those who rise to the occasion to overcome challenge, and those who do not put forth their full effort ...
Day 81 of 100 1)Hang Power Snatch: (X/3)4 2)Hang Power Clean: (X/3)4 3)Behind the Neck Power Jerk (X/4)4 4)Snatch Halting Deadlift: (X/4)4 Horizontal Frog Jumps: (0/4)4       ...
Despite the many warnings from myself and others in the fitness community, youth overspecialization concurrent with sedentarism is a growing trend. Our kids sit more than ever, eyes fixed to screens, and the only interruption is when they a ...
The way I see it, there are two types of people when it comes to fitness habits and travel. On one hand, you have the all-in types who obsess over every little detail of their fitness lifestyle. They try to stay as close to, or even better than, their at- ...
Day 160 of 360 Press: 3 x 5 (up to) 80% of 2RM 1 x 10 @ 60% 1 x 10 @ 30-40%   Rest as needed between sets. If sets require interruption, make as minor an adjustment as needed and complete the next uninterrupted. When scheme is listed as &ld ...
Day 80 of 100 1)Snatch: (X/3)5 2)Clean & Jerk: (X/3+2)5 3)Clean High Pull: (X/3)4 4)Back Squat: (X/3)5 5)Good Morning: (X/5)4     ...
Exercise is one of the most effective methods of combatting obesity, diabetes, and metabolic syndrome. Through daily activity, you can prevent fat storage, eliminate excess body fat, keep your arteries free of cholesterol, and encourage more efficient car ...