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.

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.

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.

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.