May 7, 2018Your fitness is a result—not of the work you perform—but of the work you recover from. The research suggests shorter sets with limited drop-off of power and velocity, with sufficient rest—for a lower biological cost. And this is how to measure it.
March 19, 2018One of our Team Leaders recently broke new ground—her goal was to complete "Sinister" with the 36kg bell, which is 60% of her bodyweight. This is how she did it.
January 30, 2018Yes, it is still a (world-wide) competition, twice each year. But many (if not most) participants have a completely different reason for committing to the TSC.
November 14, 2017By following StrongFirst principles, I did not have to sacrifice my strength to achieve a prominent level of endurance. Here's how I trained for my successful GORUCK experience.
October 12, 2017Just over a year since its debut, StrongFirst Combat has already created a buzz. We could think of no better person to give you the low-down on the course than former professional fighter Steve Miles.
March 28, 2018What if we told you your "workouts" don't need to precisely mimic the conditioning demands of your sport or event—and that they may even be counterproductive to your performance at that event? Conditioning science to the rescue.
February 28, 2018Anti-glycolytic training protocols are like they sound—training approaches that avoid relying on the glycolytic system. It can be extremely helpful to understand the science behind why these protocols are so effective.
January 2, 2018The creative and research-driven programming by Pavel Tsatsouline and Fabio Zonin that prepared me for a boxing comeback—even while protecting a broken thumb.
October 31, 2017Would you like to get in a few more ski runs? Or a few more miles on your hike? Read on to learn more about StrongFirst Endurance protocols and how to apply them to your training.
July 4, 2017We are StrongFirst, and we have strength training and metabolic conditioning down compared to the average Joe. But if we want to be competitive in OCR, we need to get sport specific.