Sandbag Bear Complex Carry Work Capacity Training

Here’s a quick sandbag session from yesterday. This is a great one you can sneak in throughout the day as it takes less than 10 minutes. All you’re going to do is a Bear Complex (power clean/front squat/push press/back squat/push press) for ten rounds, with a 100-meter sandbag carry after each back squat. That’s ten […]

How to Hit All the Basics With Bodyweight Training At Home

I’ve been there. Stuck at home or in a hotel with zero equipment, trying to get a workout in. There’s no need to panic, though. You can still hit the five fundamental human movements – push, pull, hinge, squat, and loaded carry – without any equipment. Push Planks Wall push-ups Push-ups One-arm push-ups Pull Batwing […]

Double Kettlebell Clean/Double Kettlebell Thruster 5×5 Complex

Looking for a fun way to spend 25 minutes? Give this double kettlebell clean/double kettlebell thruster complex a shot! Five double kettlebell cleans.Five double kettlebell thrusters.Five sets of each.Without putting the bells down. Then, rest 3-5 minutes and do it again! Aim for three total rounds – 75 total cleans and thrusters. I went with […]

Double Kettlebell Press/Front Squat Work Capacity Complex

Looking for a quick kettlebell workout you can do to improve your work capacity? Give this complex a shot: Double Kettlebell Press x 10 Double Kettlebell Front Squat x 10 Double Kettlebell Press x 5 Double Kettlebell Front Squat x 5 Double Kettlebell Press x 3 Double Kettlebell Front Squat x 3 Double Kettlebell Press […]

It’s Never Been About the ‘Perfect Workout’ – It’s About Showing Up

We got a new puppy last weekend. She’s seven weeks old, loud, and full of energy. And she’s pooping all over my house. I’m also taking an intensive writing course, enrolled in Seth Godin’s Podcast Fellowship program, coaching two kids programs through our community association, and trying to operate our business while being present for […]

The Most Important Workout is Tomorrow’s

My bench press just kept going up. My twenty-year-old shoulders were a wreck. But my bench press was in the 300’s, so I stuck with it. The formula was simple: Head to the gym. Hit ten heavy sets of three on the bench Superset with one-arm dumbbell rows Do some accessory work Get out Two […]

Do You Want to Be Challenged, or Do You Want to Succeed? Why Consistency Will Always Trump Intensity.

I started training people online about four years ago. Our Spartan Race training group was having great results and I was getting inquiries in regards to distance coaching. I had no idea what I was getting myself into, but figured I’d try to help. After my first few clients saw great progress, I decided this […]