How to Systematically Improve Your TSC Numbers

Here's my advice on how to improve your TSC numbers based on my personal experience and success in competition. Some of these you can try today.

Program Minimum [Squared]

Pavel's original Program Minimum used the bent press and the snatch. He reinvented the PM with two equally-effective drills: the swing and the get-up. What if we use all four?

What is “Work Capacity”? [Part I]

Fight the urge to say "work capacity" — or be ready to specify the dominant energy system or the power, tempo, and duration of the exercise.

TSC Competition Prep: The Final 2 Weeks

Let's take a look at the last two weeks leading up to a TSC competition and outline how you can best set yourself up for success on event day.

SFG Level II Certification Prep Story

Here's what to expect at your SFG Level II, how I prepared, and my recommendations to you to ensure you have a successful Certification weekend.

Strength Training Will Get You Far – Even a Half Marathon

I didn't mean to train for a half marathon without doing any running, but due to an injury I only did strength training. And I was shocked how well I did!

Swing Versus Snatch

When it comes to swing versus snatch, which should you be doing and why? Let's break it down by goal and muscle group.

“Long Rests”: A Revolution in Interval Training

My father and I were having a typical conversation about rest periods between sets when he reminded me of "Smoke Bellew," a classic story by one of our favorite writers.

SFG Level I Certification: 3 + 6 = Excellence

The SFG Level I Certification digs deep into the six movements that test your skills, strengths, and weaknesses - and even your mental strength.

4 Tips to Make the SFG Snatch Test Easier

This program can fit into your current training without interrupting or bogging it down.But it will make your SFG snatch test easier - and far less dramatic of an experience.