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2 Fundamental Mistakes To Avoid While Setting Goals
2 Fundamental Mistakes To Avoid While Setting Goals

Hello Everyone and Happy new year!!. For the beginning of our next chapter I wanted to give you all some advice on how to properly plan your goals for this new year. Please enjoy the following article. Best of luck in accomplishing all of your goals and dont hesitate to…

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Popular Bro Science Myth Debunked
Popular Bro Science Myth Debunked

The Anabolic Window Have you heard of the anabolic window? Supposedly, it’s a period of time after your training session when your body is particularly primed to accept food and shuttle it towards lean muscle mass. Bro-science traditionally estimates it lasts somewhere between thirty minutes and two hours after your…

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Robot Strength & Conditioning: 4 Common Foot Injuries
Robot Strength & Conditioning: 4 Common Foot Injuries

4 Common Foot Injuries Today's article covers are very important part of the body. That's right.. the foot. Our feet act the base for all of our movement and are extremely important as to how our body functions as a whole. Please take a minute to read this article, It…

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4 Tips for Keeping the Holiday Weight Off
4 Tips for Keeping the Holiday Weight Off

Plan ahead and stay motivated As we all know Thanksgiving is right around the corner and so is the time of year when everything delicious is thrown in our faces.  I enjoy the holidays just as much as any other American, but one thing I'm not so fond of is…

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The Importance of Mobility Drills
The Importance of Mobility Drills

Mobility in Our Daily Routines Hey everyone, Coach O here and in today's post I'm going to be talking about the importance of mobility in our daily routines.  Recently I have been getting a lot of people coming up too me and saying "coach O I have pain in my…

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3 Tips to Improve Your Training
3 Tips to Improve Your Training

3 Tips to Improve Your Training Below is an article written by an Instructor of Gym Jones.  For those of you who are unfamiliar with the name, Gym jones is an elite training facility located in Salt lake city, Utah. It is not a comfy place but it is a…

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Why Kettlebell’s?: 3 Important benefits of complex training
Why Kettlebell’s?: 3 Important benefits of complex training

Why Kettlebell's?: 3 Important benefits of complex training First lets me define just exactly what a complex is. Complex: A series of compound exercises performed sequentially without rest in which all the reps for one exercise are completed before moving on to the next exercise in the sequence. I believe…

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Using Full Body Tension to Maximize Force
Using Full Body Tension to Maximize Force

Use Full Body Tension "You can lift a maximal weight only when every, with no exception, muscle in your body tenses." - Vladimir Kravtsov, Russia's number one bench presser. It is very fascinating that if you generate full body tension without losing your focus on what you are doing, your…

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The Top 5 Reasons Kettlebells Are Good For Your Back
The Top 5 Reasons Kettlebells Are Good For Your Back

How do kettlebell exercises build strong backs? 1. Kettlebell exercises strengthen the glutes. The late Vladimir Janda, MD, from the Czech Republic observed that people with low back dysfunction often exhibit "gluteal amnesia".  And if not overcome with proper recruit pattern practice, it is likely to lead to more back…

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How to Perform the Kettlebell Snatch
How to Perform the Kettlebell Snatch

The Snatch: Why we do it The Snatch is the Tsar of kettlebell lifts. It’s the exercise that’s tested instead of the pushup in the Russian armed forces.  The snatch forges iron backs, hips, and grips, develops outstanding cardio-respitory endurance, and has tremendous carryover to running, jumping, fighting, etc. Last…

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What is a Turkish Get Up?
What is a Turkish Get Up?

Exploring the Turkish Get Up: A Turkish Get Up is an amazing exercise that has absolutely nothing to do with how a Turkish person gets out of bed. Legend has it that old time strongmen taught their apprentices the get up and told them to come back when they were…

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4 Easy Solutions to Prevent Blisters While Weightlifting
4 Easy Solutions to Prevent Blisters While Weightlifting

Blister Prevention Wear and Tear of the Hands: Perhaps the most troublesome aspect of high repetition swing and snatch training, especially for ladies, is the wear and tear on the hands. Women clients, most particularly, are loathe to develop calluses much less deal with tearing those calluses. While proper hand…

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