Decide to pay the price in advance

H.L. Hunt was a self-made billionaire and founder of Hunt Oil who went from being a dirt poor cotton farmer in Arkansas to the inspiration for the TV series “Dallas.”  In the later years of his life he was interviewed and asked what advice he would give to people who wanted to be successful.  He …

“B” is for Balance

Balance of your nutrition in accordance with your fitness and activity level is crucial. Exercising endlessly and not achieving desired results is probably because your not fueling your body properly. An adequate balance of Protein, Carbohydrates, and Fat is critical to ANY fitness routine. These 3 sources are what your body converts into energy in …

Organized Variety

A few weeks ago Pavel came to Phoenix to give a weekend workshop on programming for strength. For those of you who don’t know; Pavel Tsatsouline is a former Russian Special Forces physical training instructor, he single handedly made kettlebells a popular training tool and he’s crazy smart when it comes to getting people strong. He’s …

Breaking Down The Double Kettlebell Front Squat

If you read Why We Don’t Back Squat, you may be under the impression that no one in our program squats with two feet on the ground – that’s not true. While we removed back squats from our program because of a number of reasons (read the article) I still think that bilateral squatting is …

Muscle Release Technique

combines massage with a short stretch. MRT™ is very effective for any repetitive use injury such as carpal tunnel, tennis elbow, plantar fascitis, achilles tendinitis, tight muscles and tight joints etc. Deep Tissue Massage/Trigger Point – is used to release chronic muscle tension through slower strokes and more direct deep pressure. Deep tissue massage helps to break …