Bodyweight Efficiency

Bodyweight Efficiency For The Big Man We’ve all heard the pound for pound stories. “Well maybe you lift “x” amount, but I only weigh half as much, but I can lift two thirds as much as you, therefore my coefficient factored in Euclidean geometry-based, pseudo-scientifically USDA approved formula says I’m stronger than you pound for […]

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Highest Level Strength

Highest Level Strength Mastery This article is about a theory. A theory about how to attain the absolute maximum output level of strength that a human can attain. It’s obviously is different for every person, but I think that we all come along the same road to that place. Here are the levels that I […]

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Outlaw Strength

Outlaw Strength (The article which spurned the DVD series – Outlaw Challenge) This article comes as an answer to some questions in a minor exploration of my own personality. We hear all the time from people, “Why don’t you just go out and compete and prove that you’re the strongest at this, or that, or […]

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Asking

Are You Asking The Right Questions? How can I improve my, add in generic favorite lift here? Good question, but nowhere near complete. Don’t get me wrong, I like simple, simple is good, especially when it comes to training. I hate it when people try to make rocket science out of training. Usually that is […]

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Definition of Strength

An Advancing Definition of Strength I guess I should have said, “advanced definition of strength,” but it just didn’t seem to fit as well as it should have. When I look back at what I would have thought strength was when I first started lifting and consider the experiences that have shaped my thoughts on […]

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Why Use Hammers, Clubs & Maces?

17 Reasons Why I Train With Hammers, Heavy Clubs and Maces So here’s another installment into our series of articles explaining to you why we have chosen these specific tools to use to train for conditioning. First lets define exactly what we are talking about with these specific tools. When I say “hammers,” I’m referring […]

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How the Strongest Men Trained Part 2

How and Why Some of the Strongest Men in the Recorded Modern History Use Twisted Conditioning-Style Training – Part 2 – More Supermen Welcome back. This is actually going to turn into a multiple series article because the more I get to know the ins and outs of the training of the toughest world class […]

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How the Strongest Men Trained Part 1

How and Why Some of the Strongest, Toughest Men in Recorded Modern History Use Twisted Conditioning-Style Training I’ve been intending to write this article for sometime. In the modern world of training almost everybody pushes his or her particular brand as the ultimate form of training for physical development. It’s a sales tactic. But I’m […]

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Jesse Marunde

A Tribute To Jesse Marunde I never got to physically meet Jesse. The one time we were near each other geographically it just didn’t work out for us to physically meet. But I had great respect for him. Those of you who may not know – Jesse was a very young man who was at […]

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Swings & Conditioning

5 Tips for a Conditioning/Swing PR Unless you’ve been living under a rock or have never read this site nor all the sites dedicated to lifting the kettlebell, you’ve probably heard that the kettlebell kicks butt. Many people in the hardcore strength world like to slam it and say, “oh it’s just for lightweights,” or […]

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Martial Arts and Strength

Martial Arts and Strength Training Why is it many martial artists are against heavy strength training? I think I’ve heard every reason under the sun. “It makes me slow,” “It makes me tight or muscle bound,” “You don’t need strength with my art’s techniques,” “I stay too sore/injured,” “I only need to do bodyweight exercises,” […]

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Progressive Distance Training

Progressive Distance Training Progression is the key to successful training. Read that again. If your not constantly trying to do “more” than something is basically wrong with the way your training is set up. The body must have continually harder stress to adapt to or it will not get bigger or stronger. But how do […]

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