Basic Tumbling Skills You SHOULD Have

  I’m all about lifting bigger weights. But I also believe you should be able to move well. It’s cool if you can bench press 400lbs, but if it hurts you to get out of bed in the morning, then… Read more »

Max Double Unders in 2 Minutes

This weeks challenge is MAX Double Unders in 2 Minutes !! Beginner – 20-50 Intermediate – 50-100 Advanced – 100-150 Pro – 150+

Negative Effects of Gluten – Foodie Friday

The Negative Effects Of Gluten Gluten is found in grains like wheat, rye, barley and it is classified in the protein family because it contains two main proteins i.e. glutenin and gliadin. The name gluten is derived from the glue… Read more »

Curcumin for Athletes- Thrive Thursday

As I sit here writing this article, my lower back is becoming tighter and tighter, reminding me that I did quite a bit of squatting today. Also, my knees are a little achy and my right hip is tender pretty much… Read more »

Real Overhead Mobility for Weightlifting

By Greg Everett    Matt Foreman wrote a flattering article about one of my lifters, Alyssa Sulay, last week and we received quite a few requests for more information about what exactly Alyssa and I have done to improve her overhead position. I’m… Read more »

Max Out Monday – Pull Up Challenge

  This weeks challenge is 1 set of Max CTB Pull-ups. Must be counted by a coach to count.   Last weeks winners for Max Bar Hold are Brandyn Kistner – 3:15 and Maria Jahnke – 2:06

The Importance Of Protein In Muscular Development

The Importance Of Protein In Muscular Development Muscular development is a complex biomechanical and physiological process which requires attention to your workouts and nutrition. The muscle fibers get traumatized during the workouts, and they need to be repaired through recovery,… Read more »

Cauliflower is the New Kale

Kale has been smugly sitting atop the trendy food list for years now. Celebrity chefs whisk it into eye-catching dishes, and fast-food joints name drop it on their drive-thru menus. It’s everywhere. But “lists” these days are ever changing—and there’s… Read more »

Athlete of the Week – Keith Sciog

Keith is a dedicated father and officer. He has been killing it lately! Here is a WOD for you. “Keith” 3 rounds 50 Situps 50 Skater Lunges

Breathing and Breath Control for Olympic Weightlifting

By Greg Everett Breath control is critical for increasing and maintaining the structural integrity of the torso while under heavy loads. The supporting musculature is alone inadequate—in order to adequately stabilize the spine, the abdominal and thoracic cavities must be… Read more »