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 12, 2017As students of strength, it’s safe to say we’re all chasing some sort of goal. This article will examine the goal-setting process and challenge you to compare the usefulness of performance-based versus mastery-based goals.
August 25, 2016Beyond the proper execution of movements, through the SFG Level I Certification, I gained confidence in myself. I am now sure I am able to face every challenge that may arise for me in life—inside and outside the gym.
July 5, 2016Time, training, and patience—are we using these three to our full advantage? Probably not the last one. Let’s break this down into some steps that allow us to build some patience into accomplishing our goals.
March 24, 2016When I was twenty, I was arrested and sentenced to an eight-year prison term. In that unlikeliest of places, I found inspiration and a journey to something better through StrongFirst.
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.
January 10, 2017When you make a decision, you cut away all options except for the one you are pursuing. You make a commitment and take action. So what are the decisions you need to make for successful strength training?
July 26, 2016If you’ve signed up for the SFG Level I Cert, or are considering it, then read this article, put the tools to work, and know you can and will pass your test.
April 7, 2016Your brain is brimming with the mental tools to become more than what you are. In art. In business. In your profession. And particularly, in strength.
November 24, 2015I do not use the kettlebell to train. I train to become the kettlebell. Let me explain the strength of this goal.