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 7, 2018Grease-the-groove (GTG) is an extremely effective (and popular) strength-building method—particularly for those who wish to increase their strength without adding more muscle. But although the practice is "easy", it must be done throughout the day and it must be perfect. Here's how and why it works.
January 8, 2018Looking for a new kettlebell training program? This one hits it all. You'll need access to a few bells and coaching from an SFG Instructor, if you aren't one already.
August 8, 2017Very few people ever have the opportunity to get a dream job. I’ve been blessed enough to have a few. I was a Navy SEAL. I owned a gun range. I worked for StrongFirst.
June 30, 2016I am about to explain what a strength training book and an economics book have in common. By the end of this article, you will learn a beneficial paradigm to apply to your own program design.
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.
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.
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.
December 6, 2016I proved my beliefs on the battlefield, and I ended up on a stage with competitive bodybuilders without training like a bodybuilder. Here's the plan I followed to accomplish this.
May 24, 2016Mastering the fundamentals and looking back to them for guidance is something I learned from Pavel. I'm going to share with you how this inspired my own aha moment regarding the one-arm push-up.