Day 1 of 3: Week 6 A:   10 x Kettlebell Complex: (alternating arms, not for time - for perfect form) 3 Clean 2 Front Squat 1 Press   B:   25 Strict Close Grip Push Ups (not for time - for perfect form) Rest 2 Minutes 150 Sit ...
Day 1 0f 3, Week 1 5 rounds 20 reps per exercise 90 second rest between rounds   ...
Few sports can challenge and develop total body strength and endurance like triathlon, especially if you are intentional about keeping strength training in the mix. The rub for most folks with triathlon is the time component: you are juggling three spor ...
  Is this you? You work all week, run errands, take the kids where they need to go, and then stagger into the weekend with little desire to get off your tired butt to do anything. You feel like you deserve a much-needed break from, well, life. ...
  You’ve been pounding out curls every day at the gym, trying to build bigger arms. You have noticed some impressive results, but there’s just one problem: your arms aren’t wide enough. When you build bigger biceps sans width ...
Day 78 of 360 Push press:   3 x 5 (up to) 80% of 2RM 2 x 10 @ 50-60%   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 “3 ...
Day 1 of 100  You can easily build the Love to Lift Challenge into supplementing your existing training programming or make it the center of your training every day.   Hang Snatch: (X/3)4 Hang Clean: (X/3)4 Behind The Neck Push Jerk: (X/ ...
For many of us, there is simply no time during the work week to hit the gym. Between the many hours of work we put in, the long commute to and from the office, and our responsibilities at home, there's no time (or energy) left to fit in a proper worko ...
The waiter’s walk might be one of your best tools to build shoulder stability and strength.   A waiter’s walk is performed by simply holding a weight overhead and walking. I recommend using a kettlebell, or two. A barbell with a snatch gr ...
  Carbohydrates have gotten a pretty bad reputation in the last few years. People have made the drastic switch from a low-fat diet to a low-carb diet, all but eliminating carbs from their menus. This led to a lot of health problems, as the human bod ...
Day 77 of 360 12 Turkish Get-up @ (up to) 1/2 BW   Scale weight to ability for 1L, 1R, and rest as needed between reps. Position governs weight- anything other than a straight, strong lock-out is more of a liability than a poorly completed rep is ...
(Source: Bruce Klemens)   Movement disorders and motor programming are all the rage in the physio-world these days and that’s a great thing. We’re stepping back and opening our eyes to the entire body as a system, trying to understa ...
Day 3 of 3: Week 5 A:   Accumulate 2 Minutes of Wall Supported Handstand Holds B:   For Time:   10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1- 1 Arm Clean, Press, and Overhead Squat with Kettlebell (alternating arms for each rep set) 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10 ...
Day 76 of 360 2 aggressive rounds of:   1 minute extended-arm mace hold 1 minute mace front pendulum 1 minute hand-to-hand tire smash 1 minute battle rop :20 sec. rest   Weights for hold, pendulum, and tire smash are self-scaled and ...
The poor psoas often gets blamed as a common culprit when it comes to issues in the body. From postural stability and hip function to breath and emotional resiliency, the psoas plays a major role in our performance. And if it ain’t happy, you&rsqu ...
We’ve been told that overtraining isn't good for us, but what does it really look like? Ultra-marathoners may run upwards of 20-30 miles every week as part of a “light” maintenance phase of their training. That is considered nor ...
The journey back into working out after having a baby, and while breastfeeding, can feel daunting. Many mothers worry about the effects of working out during the postpartum period while breastfeeding. When you’re ready to get back to training there ...