The Dangers of Circumducitur Cervicalis Syndrome and How to Prevent It

This not very well known condition is actually quite prevalent in our society today. People of all ages suffer from it without realizing, and once a person is afflicted with this condition, it is difficult to overcome.

Zen and the Art of Barbell Training

Recently, a friend asked me what it was like to perform a max-effort lift. The closest parallel I could come up with was my time living and training at a Zen meditation center.

The Lateral Arch: A Secret Weapon for a Big Bench Press

If you do not compete in powerlifting, then you have no business arching your lower back like the pros in the bench press. But you can and should use one professional technique called the “lateral arch.”

Why Kettlebells, Barbells, and Bodyweight Demand Different Programming

You must be tactically flexible to accommodate to the opportunities and limitations of each implement in regards to kettlebells, barbells, and bodyweight training.

Why You Should Study Barbells in Addition to Kettlebells

The addition of the SFB and SFL to the StrongFirst curriculum means we all have the chance to optimize our use of kettlebells, barbells, and bodyweight training.

How to Prepare for, Pass, and Get the Most Out of the SFL

Like the SFG, one of the biggest challenges for SFL participants can be figuring out how to prepare. This article is meant to serve as a guide to help you develop a plan to be ready for and get the most out of your SFL experience.

The Difference a Body Positive Approach Can Make

More coaches are learning about body positive approaches that make high-quality training available and accessible to more people. Here's how to find the coach for you.

Build a Barbell Military Press on a Kettlebell Foundation

While the principles of the barbell military press remain the same as with the kettlebell, tactics change to accommodate a different implement.

Kettlebells and Deadlifts, Part 2

Here is the powerlifting-style deadlift cycle that follows after you complete "Kettlebells and Deadlifts Go Together Like Vodka and Pickles."