March 10, 2016You have probably heard of "Pavlov's dogs." But did you know the work of famous Russian scientist Ivan Pavlov might have a powerful application to your training?
December 8, 2015I recently trusted my Beast Tamer training to Pavel. The experience gave me renewed insight into what it feels like to be coached – and how to be coachable.
October 27, 2015Learning how to properly execute and teach these two movements has had a huge impact on my programming philosophy as a coach to professional hockey players.
August 18, 2015To get stronger and healthier, we need mobility and stability to maintain alignment while developing forces. These tips for a better pistol are based on that idea.
June 23, 2015If you read all manner of training articles and get highly motivated, yet surprisingly fail to progress much in your efforts, then this article is for you.
December 29, 2015Consistency is key in training, but must be paired with variability. To move well, you first need a baseline, and then a system that takes you into different postures and positions.
November 10, 2015I know I am not a scientist, and, believe it or not, that gives me a great advantage over many when it comes to learning and perfecting a physical skill.
September 9, 2015There is a perfect kettlebell swing, but only if you take into account individual structure and history. We will examine each of these to find YOUR swing.
August 11, 2015I became fascinated with lifting stones when I read an article about a man in New Zealand not much bigger than me - who was lifting stones over 400 pounds.
February 17, 2015As a rehabilitation professional and a former back patient, I believe the properly performed kettlebell swing is essential for a pain free back, and the science backs it up.