Accumulate 5 minutes Farmer hold @ BW   Breaking as few times as possible, hold one kettlebell/ dumbbell in each hand and lock in to an aggressive, organized standing position. When breaks do occur, keep them as short as possible (no ...
Training is a microcosm of life, teaching us persistence, tenacity, a sense of discipline, and the patience required to achieve any great goal. The toughness we achieve through training is essential to do great things, and the love and connection we dev ...
“The trails aren’t sloppy enough to run today.”   These are not normally words I find myself saying. But this was the exact scenario I found myself in after Inov-8 asked me to test their mud-hawking X-Talon 225. After baptizin ...
A new study from The University of Nottingham has found that Kundalini yoga could potentially help to improve the health and psychological well-being of children in care.   Corporate care is far from perfect, with evidence showing that children in ca ...
Searching for authentic sources of motivation on the internet is like trying to find a fitness-related Instagram account without booty shorts. It seems that everyone is driven solely by likes, views, and shares, clamoring for empty validation, while the b ...
Solo drills are a big part of Brazilian jiu jitsu. Most schools teach similar variations of the movements we do in BJJ as solo drills. These are things you can do on your own before practice to warm up, after practice if you want to keep moving, or in l ...
Pendlay row:   3 x 3 @ (up to) 90% of 2RM 3 x 5 @ 75-80%   Rest as needed between sets. If sets require interruption (provided lifts are performed at current, accurate percentages) pause as briefly as needed and complete without decreasing w ...
I need to be honest. I’ve never used a juicer before. So, Omega really put their juicer to the test by sending it to a total beginner. As far as usability and practicality goes, I am the perfect person to test this juicer. Why? Because I have no ide ...
Day 17 of 40 Originally posted on Cooking Up Clean [Photo credit: Kari Lund]   Prep time: 20 min Cook time: 30 min Serves: 4   Ingredients: 1 roasted spaghetti squash 12 oz grilled chicken breast, diced 2 tablespoons butter or olive ...
In this video, I’m going to go over how to set up a year-long marketing calendar. Because this is my first video for Coaches Only, I'll also introduce myself a bit. I've broken the video into two parts:   Part One covers some of my ...
Positional and mechanical improvement:   Barbell lifts:   Beginner/ Intermediate: Deadlift, Pendlay row, press, push press Advanced: Sumo deadlift, push jerk   At skill work weights and with the guidance of a qualified trainer, practic ...
For those of you who are not a part of team strength and conditioning, what I am going to tell you might come as a surprise. First, I have the incredible fortune of getting to work in the college setting and have the privilege to train some of the most dr ...
It's no secret that the average human body weight has increased in the last few decades. With the terrifyingly high number of obese and overweight people in the world, the planet overall has gotten a lot heavier.   To illustrate the point, a team ...
If your goal is a rock-solid body, strong and lean legs are a primary focus. Some athletes may not care about their legs being lean, but everybody wants them to be strong. You’ve probably heard it said that if you want strong legs, you’d bet ...
Back squat*:   5 x 3 @ (up to) 90% of 2RM 1 x 10 @ 60% 2 x 5 @ 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 “5 x ...
Day 16 of 40 Originally posted on Cooking Up Clean [Photo credit: Kari Lund]   Prep time: 45 min Cook time: 20 min Serves: 6-8   Ingredients: 1 pound Italian sausage, browned 1 acorn squash 1 medium onion, diced 4 cloves garlic, ...
Do you ever wonder why so many lifters that train in commercial gyms wear pants? I’d be willing to bet that it’s because those pants are hiding something embarrassing. What good is it to spend all those hours pumping up your upper body witho ...