Top 100-plus strongest coaches to learn from in 2016 and beyond

A Rebellion in Fitness The top 100-plus Really, No-Bull, Strongest Coaches you should be learning from in 2016 and beyond! If you’ve been in fitness for more than five minutes you should know that the first month of the year is the silliest time all year.  Home fitness gadgets and nincompoopery sales skyrocket.  Gyms are […]

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How to have your cake, exercise ADD, variety, play with shiny new toys and still actually make real gains in strength, muscle and conditioning

“I got a short little span of attention, but oh my nights are so long.”  – Paul Simon We live in world where exercise information is incredibly easy to get.  In fact it’s impossible not to be barraged with at least five new gimmicks a day and 700 hundred emails and social media blasts offering […]

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How to Get Your Biggest Squat in 2015

It’s just after the start of the new year and everyone is writing articles that tell you this, that and whatever… “How to Get your Biggest This,” “How to be a Ninja,” “How To make more money than Donald Trump,” etc., in 2015.  I’m going to tell you how to get your biggest squat. Really […]

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How to get great at steel bending and scrolling

Strength feats come in all shapes and sizes from the very orthodox lifts you see in gyms every day to the totally bizarre feats that are in some way related to a specialist or someone with some extreme fascination or body type.  Things that maybe one or two guys int he world might do like […]

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The One True Squat

Or “Why my squat is holier than yours,” or “Why my squat is right and yours is wrong,” or “Squat this way if you want to live,” or “The squat jihad!” Fallacies about how you’re supposed to squat. In the hard core lifting world and even a good portion of the general fitness world, squats […]

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How to spot a fake strength or fitness guru

This article comes out of a couple pet peeves of mine, but they will make you smarter in your choices for where you get your strength and fitness info.  If you’ve been reading Strongerman or my Facebook feed, you know it is a pet peeve of mine for people who are not real in what […]

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7 Reasons I can do some things that seem impossible

You can too if you just do the right stuff! I regularly get called a “mutant.”  Now you have to understand that in my world that’s a compliment.  They usually don’t mean, “Texas Chain Saw Massacre,” type mutant.  They mean not a normal human who can do things like a superhero, which really is an […]

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D Handle Kettlebell

The D-handle is a little more complicated than the T Handle Kettlebell. The bottom shaft is the same except I use a 6″ or 8″ instead of 12″ long nipple, because it’s too tall otherwise. The D-handle starts obviously again with the t-connection. From there you’ll need two 2″ nipples, four half male/half female 90 […]

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11 Pillars of Strength and Health

To my mind there are eleven pillars of ultimate health and strength. Here they are and a few questions that might start you on the road to thinking about how well your body is actually functioning. 1 – Bones Are your bones strong? More than that are they well aligned? Do you function without pain, […]

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T Handle Kettlebell

This articles will show you how to make a T handle kettlebell to be used for extra heavy swings. Its very, very simple to make. The D-handle, for one handed swings is a little more complicated so look for an article on that later on. For the t-handle made to fit 1″ plates you need […]

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Why Use Kettlebells?

21 Reasons I Train With Kettlebells This will continue our series on why we train with the particular tools we train with and what they work best for. The kettlebell is an old weight that’s had most of its life in the Baltic States. It’s split off from the dumbbell at the beginnings of manufactured […]

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Secrets of Muscle Success

Secrets of Muscle Success – Part 1 Do you ever wonder why some people are able to grow muscle or get strong or get in shape and some despite the fact that they are training, just don’t? Is it just genetics, luck, or some secret supplement? While these are often the rationalized answers, they just […]

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