August 19, 2021The pistol squat is one of the best exercises to develop strong, flexible, and resilient legs, but it also requires skill, practice, and consistency. When I started practicing pistols in 2005, I didn’t have a roadmap or a solid progression, I just kept practicing until it got easier. Once I got acclimated to training pistols, […]
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.
June 14, 2013The dip in the kettlebell jerk and the barbell front squat should be almost identical. This is why a month of front squats will do wonders for your jerk.
March 19, 2020The get-up is one of those all-encompassing exercises that covers several bases. If you’ve seen anyone go from lying supine on the ground (on their back) and moving up to standing, they’ve essentially performed a variation of the get-up. Granted, the “get-up” you saw might not have been done in the exact way we teach […]
May 31, 2016Many people eager to become SFG Level I Certified get anxious about the snatch test. But the test is very passable if you have a solid game plan and properly prepare.