Adjust Your Sails (and Your Stance) with the Lock and Rock

By Brett Jones

I want to focus on one particular area of our anatomical structure and the impact of variations. I am going to suggest a way to individualize foot position for symmetrical stance exercise (swings, squats, etc.) because sometimes we need to “adjust our sails.”

Upgrade Your Strength with the Soju and Tuba Press Program

By Joey Yang

You can try this step/wave hybrid cycle with almost any lift, but it will be most effective with the kettlebell military press since many people get stuck at a particular weight and are not sure how to progress from that point.

Under Pressure: A Small But Crucial Adjustment to Your Get-up

By Brett Jones

A lot of kettlebell practitioners feel pressure where the kettlebell rests on the forearm during a get-up. Not properly applying the pressure in this situation can be a pain in the forearm, quite literally.

The Many Valuable Reasons You Should Be Training the Push Press

By Colin Stewart

The push press is often thought of as “that thing you do on the way to learning the jerk.” But there are some ninja secrets contained in the push press that make it superior to the jerk for my clients—and probably yours, too.

The Down & Dirty OCR Strength Training Program

By Colin Stewart

Most OCR racers are cardio-beasts held together with iron will who don't understand strength training. This OCR strength training template has developed over the past five years and is something I'm confident your OCR clients can comply with.

How to Unlock the Potential of Individual Differences

By Craig Marker

As a researcher in individual differences, I suspect there is a perfect training program for you today and a different perfect program for you next year. To find that program, you have to be both a student and scientist of strength.

I Am a 12-Percenter — Are You?

By Vik Khanna

At age 58, I have a 12.4% risk of dying before I turn 68. But I have one tool that can lower my mortality rate and manage all the risk factors that come with each additional decade of life.

Preparing a Soldier for Competition in the Croatian Army

By Slobodan Bonkovic

When one of our members informed us he had signed up for the annual competition to determine the best Croatian soldier, we didn’t hesitate to support him. The only option was for him to achieve first place, so we began to prepare.

The Most Effective Leaders Lead by Example

By Brandon Hetzler

I believe in a saying that states, “If you are unwilling to be taught, you are unworthy to teach.” So even though I am the one normally instructing at Certifications, I decided to take the SFG Level I as a student this time.

Spices vs. Main Dishes: How to Program a Proper Training Menu

By Brett Jones

In training, moments are either "main dishes" or "spices." Having too much spice in your program can overload the system, reduce the benefits, and take the emphasis off the real skill we want to enhance.