What the Hell Effect Military-Style

Somewhere in central Iraq, I stopped in my tracks. “What the hell?” I had read about this phenomenon many times but was not sure if I believed it. I did now.

The Long View

The nobility of undertaking a task far bigger than one’s life with the certainty of not seeing it completed is incomprehensible in the XXI century. We must consider taking the long view.

A Strong Body Starts With a Strong Mind

I’ve never met a strong man or woman with a weak mind, and in fact, I believe our physical strength starts by building a strong mind. Here's how.

The Circle of Iron: Veterans Day Thoughts

Today, we are grateful for the men and women who faced the heat of the forge and became part of the iron circle that surrounds us in its quiet, solemn presence.

Class Envy: Strength Envy from the Upper Class

I am convinced the upper class are simply envious of the strong. And envy breeds resentment. This is a slippery slope, ladies and gentlemen. I come from a country that was ripped apart by class envy and drowned in blood.

A Veterans Day Thank You

On behalf of StrongFirst, I would like to thank veterans and their families for their service, selflessness, and sacrifice. Without you, the world would be a very different place.

Strength Has a Greater Purpose

StrongFirst is hardcore, but safe. Enjoyable, but effective. Best of all, through StrongFirst you create strength that has a greater purpose in your life.

He Did Not Return From the Battle

God rest in peace the strong souls of the warriors who gave their lives for a just cause. We will never forget. For the living doing their duty today, here is a training tip.

The World’s Standing Advertisement: “Wanted—A Man”

Over the door of every profession, every occupation, every calling, the world has a standing advertisement: “Wanted–A Man."

The Real Strength of the Fourth of July

The Fourth of July is upon us again. Viewed as an “American” holiday, July 4th has marked so many important moments in the lives of people worldwide.