April 25, 2017At StrongFirst we say, “Strength has a greater purpose.” This mindset isn’t the case for everyone and this instinct to pursue strength may require a little teasing out—for a few people, we may have to knock down barriers.
April 14, 2017Ladies and gentlemen, the Spring 2017 TSC results are final! Congratulations to all who participated and let us acknowledge the highest combined scores in each of the ten categories.
April 11, 2017Let's talk about architecture as it relates to the kettlebell clean. Really? Yes, really. Architecture, form, and function are important. The type of kettlebell clean (form) sets the structure for the goal exercise (function).
March 30, 2017I have learned how to maintain absolute strength without having to pursue it on a regular basis. This could be a way to keep us healthy, strong, and continuing to make progress without the risk of downtime from injury.
March 21, 2017Since this is StrongFirst and principles are our foundation, our approach to injury prevention also needs to be principle based. Here are the ten most important things to do as part of your training to minimize your risk.
April 18, 2017The goal of this program is to re-tool and potentiate your hip hinge for safer, stronger reps. We are building up by doubling-down on trunk stability, training deadlift variations, and focusing on speed reps.
April 13, 2017Understanding the principles behind each possible position for the free hand in the one-arm push-up can help accelerate the learning process by steering you and your students toward the most effective choice.
April 4, 2017Depending on your training goals, the get-up can be implemented differently. Here are three ways you can program the get-up: for skill development, strength, or movement prep.
March 28, 2017As a professional Muay Thai fighter, I was excited to participate in StrongFirst’s new course: StrongFirst Combat. Nothing else has ever given me the self-confidence and sense of self I gained from training to be a fighter.
March 16, 2017Read this article and the next time you read something from StrongFirst or attend a Course or Certification and notice we always say, “Get tight!”—you'll know the research-backed reasons why.