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5 Minute Breathing Study

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Could working out five minutes a day, without lifting a single weight or jogging a single step, reduce your heart attack risk, help you think more clearly and boost your sports performance? Preliminary results from a clinical trial of Inspiratory Muscle Strength Training (IMST), presented this week at the Experimental …

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Working on Hanging Feat of Strength

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The other week I posted this on Instagram and Facebook. People got MAD! I’m sharing it here too even though I know the same thing will happen. 🙂 First a few words of warning. I am a professional strongman. Doing so involves some potentially dangerous feats of strength. For example, …

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Do Genetics Matter?

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I love the placebo effect. It’s a subject matter worth diving into. I first started really getting into it around the time that I wrote Mental Muscle. Facts like placebo surgeries often doing as well as real surgeries. Facts like placebos working…even when people are told they’re placebos. Facts like …

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100 Squat Thrusts with Pushups

In Bodyweight Mastery by Logan Christopher1 Comment

Something I came up with a while ago was the 100 Burpee Challenge, that is to do one hundred reps in a single unbroken set. In doing this I used variations of the burpee, including the squat thrust, both with and without pushups. In the following video, I hit 100 …

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Oldtime Strongman Build

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I’m a big fan of the oldtime strongmen for a number of reasons. 1) They accomplished amazing feats of strength, some of which still stand to this day.2) They did this in a time before pharmaceutical enhancement was available, so you absolutely know they’re clean.3) They tended to have more …

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Parallel or Full Squats?

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Should you be squatting to a parallel depth, that is your thighs parallel to the floor? Or should you squat all the way to rock bottom depth? Like many things, the answer is…it depends. Let’s start with what is healthier? Simple answer. A rock bottom squat means that you have …

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Getup and Press

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Credit goes to my friend, Tyler Bramlett, for introducing the getup and press to me. Long ago he told me about how he used it to rehab client’s shoulders with it and I’ve used it off and on ever since. It takes the basic getup exercise (done with a kettlebell, …

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135 lb. Barbell Bent Press

In Strongman Mastery by Logan Christopher5 Comments

Happy to hit a new recent PR in 135 lbs. with the barbell bent press. I feel really good about lowering down under the weight completely and not pressing it out. But this did initiate some spin on the barbell that I had to go with and count myself as …

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120 lb Barbell Getup

In Strongman Mastery by Logan Christopher2 Comments

I’ve been working on the getup for the past couple months. And I’m happy to report that I’ve hit a new lifetime PR in the move. Watch it here: I believe I had previously hit 115 lbs. years ago when I was practicing this exercise daily thought I could be …

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Air Pollution = Unhappiness

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In the past, I’ve discussed how air quality is critically important for your health. For example, here are two short articles: Are You Breathing Crap? Walking May Kill You Faster That this particulate matter in the air is absorbed into your lungs, into your body and can have a whole …