February 21, 2017Resilient ankles, antifragile knees, strong legs, balance, and flexibility: these are just a few benefits of the Hack squat. In this article, you will learn how to perform a Hack squat, safely, step by step.
February 7, 2017The kettlebell arm bar is the single best shoulder mobility and stability drill you can practice. It gives the best bang for your buck with the most functional application to both specific training movements and daily life.
December 29, 2016Although the Certification I recently attended was taught in Hungarian, I didn’t need a translator. I didn’t always know what was being said, but I understood the message. Because the language of strength is universal.
December 13, 2016Just like the set-up for any skill, the set-up for the swing is critical. Before the hike, we need to be in proper position for the hike. This attention to detail will allow you to begin and end each set powerfully and safely.
November 29, 2016Here are ten things I’ve learned in the past ten years as a kettlebell instructor. Some points are specific to being an instructor, some are for trainers in general, but all of these points should be useful to the student of strength.
February 14, 2017Here are the two most common mistakes I see in heavy military press attempts, and the three strategies you can use to improve your technique—and, therefore, your performance.
January 24, 2017I’ve found the biggest sticking point for most people is the initial roll to elbow. Here is how I break down the movement and build a foundation for a strong and beautiful get-up.
December 22, 2016The triple progression system can be used with grind lifts like the press or squat, as well as ballistic moves like swings and snatches. It is a time-tested method of building a solid base to gain basic strength and up your numbers.
December 8, 2016This prep guide for the SFG Level I and/or SFG Level II builds your conditioning and strength using Pavel’s latest research. It is a science-based plan backed by Soviet research as well as our own.
November 15, 2016Here are my thoughts, tips, and tricks from my training through the space in-between Simple and Sinister. I will point out aspects of S&S program that are often overlooked, but which are key to your long-term improvement.