Chop Wood, Carry Water…Repeat

“Before enlightenment, chop wood, carry water. After enlightenment, chop wood, carry water.”—Zen Buddhism The Essential Must be Done Regularly After some rare downtime, I was watching the show “Life Below Zero” on the Nat Geo channel. It’s a documentary TV series about the daily challenge of living off the grid in remote areas of the […]

3 Squat Tips: Understanding Squat Cues

The following is the visual, or intrinsic cuing, I use to help my students understand the confusing squat cues I personally wasn’t able to process early on.

TSC Training Plans for Athletes of All Levels

The best TSC training approach would be a progressive, consistent plan that waves volume, density, and intensity while taking into consideration your current abilities and foundation of strength.

Sample Deadlift Training Cycles of StrongFirst Athletes

The following are a couple of different approaches to deadlift training cycles used by the StrongFirst Deadlift Team’s members.

Quality of Life: StrongFirst for an Aging Population

The StrongFirst community is primed to make a positive impact with our aging population. If we simply teach the basics of our principles, we are doing a service that could be lifesaving.

StrongFirst Deadlift Team Pulls Strong Again

Updates from Jason Marshall and Pavel on recent meet results and the future of the team. Read for information on how to apply.

StrongFirst Deadlift Team Pulls Strong

On June 22-23, 2013, the StrongFirst Deadlift Team competed at the IPA Strength Spectacular at the mecca of strength training, York Barbell Club in York, PA.

Announcing the StrongFirst Deadlift Team

This is a call to all those who want to be a part of the inaugural StrongFirst Deadlift Team. Information on how to qualify, and also how to improve your deadlift whether you intend to compete or not.