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.
January 31, 2017What I am about to share is the nutrition plan that allowed me to drop over twenty pounds of body weight in eight weeks—without sacrificing strength and muscle mass. It may help you reach your StrongFirst goals.
January 17, 2017If you spent time on the bent-arm strength progression outlined in part one, and then advanced to the straight-arm strength progressions in part two, you are now ready to begin the pushing progressions.
January 10, 2017When you make a decision, you cut away all options except for the one you are pursuing. You make a commitment and take action. So what are the decisions you need to make for successful strength training?
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.
February 2, 2017Quality and quantity are important together, in almost equal amounts, when it comes to forcing the body into the physiological and neurological adaptation necessary to achieve the goals you're after.
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.
January 12, 2017As students of strength, it’s safe to say we’re all chasing some sort of goal. This article will examine the goal-setting process and challenge you to compare the usefulness of performance-based versus mastery-based goals.
January 3, 2017It's time to consider our New Year’s resolutions and our dreams for the coming year. Instead of relying on the mystical attribute of “will power,” learn from your previous attempts and create a plan that addresses the weak links.