The Simply Sinister Training Plan

Putting myself in a position to be uncomfortable while training to manage the suck of the Sinister protocol was not the problem. Finding time consistently to do this was. Thus, the Simply Sinister program was born.

Fall 2016 TSC Results

The Fall TSC results are final! Thank you to everyone who took part in this day of worldwide strength, spirit, and camaraderie—and we would like to especially welcome all of our first-time participants. We hope you're hooked.

A Solid Game Plan for Acing the Snatch Test

Many people eager to become SFG Level I Certified get anxious about the snatch test. But the test is very passable if you have a solid game plan and properly prepare.

Personal Space Rules When Snatching the Kettlebell

There is significant research into what we casually refer to as "personal space," and surprisingly, the concept of personal space can also assist us in enhancing our technique in snatching a kettlebell.

Fall 2015 TSC Recap

The Fall 2015 TSC saw more participants than ever. Incredible results, and INSPIRING efforts! Here are the highest scores in each of the eight categories.

Quality AND Quantity

Quality and quantity are important together, in almost equal amounts, when it comes to forcing the body into the physiological and neurological adaptation necessary to achieve the goals you're after.

Why I Fell in Love with StrongFirst (and How I Failed the SFG Level I)

As much as it humbled me to not complete the SFG Level I Certification, I learned a lot about life. I learned that strength is not only about being physically strong.

Spring 2016 TSC Results

This April 2016 TSC included nearly 1,200 participants—the most in history. Here are the highest scores in each of the eight categories.

Paving Your Personal Road to TSC Victory

Here's how my past athletics primed me for TSC success. Have you ever considered that yours may have, too? Included is a free 12-week TSC training program.

Understanding Center of Mass in Kettlebell Training

Dumbbells center the weight with your hand, but a kettlebell’s center is six to eight inches from the handle and changes depending on the exercise. Understanding center of mass can be used to your advantage.