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Warren Lincoln Travis Back Lift

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Warren Lincoln Travis was one of the “World’s Strongest Men” back at the turn of the previous century. For years he was an attraction at Coney Island where you could see him perform a wide range of feats of strength, such as the back lift here. https://youtu.be/_RXhrr26c4Q The back lift …

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How to Avoid Getting Knocked Out

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Do you want to know how to avoid getting knocked out? Read on for Matt’s question… “I recall overhearing a conversation years ago about a guy who was a novice to working out saying he wondered how he could maximize muscle density and have rock hard muscles as a form …

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Swinging Clubbells

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I haven’t shown off swinging clubbells all that much, but I’ve been playing with them lately. This video features a 25 lb. club did in what I call a full and reverse swing style. I haven’t talked a lot about clubbells, but they’re a fun and useful tool. They make …

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The Double Shrimp Squat

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The following is what I like to call the double shrimp squat, sometimes also called the advanced shrimp squat. I first picked up this move from Al Kavadlo. The single shrimp squat, that is with just one hand behind you holding onto the foot is an easier version and a …

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What is Your Motivation Source?

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There are two ways you can be motivated. You can be motivated internally from yourself. And you can be motivated externally by others. Both are discussed more in this video: Hey it’s Logan Christopher back from Legendary Strength to talk about some mental frames and specifically, motivation. If you missed …

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What is Your Motivation Direction?

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There are two ways you can be motivated. You can be motivated to move TOWARDS something. And you can be motivated to move AWAY FROM something. Both are discussed more in this video: Hey, it’s Logan Christopher from Legendary Strength and today I want to talk about mental frames. What …

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Quartering a Deck of Cards

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Halving or tearing a deck of cards is when you tear it in two. Then you can tear one of these halves in two, which means quartering a deck of cards. I’ve been working on my card tearing again lately and this video marks a PR for me. I’ve quartered …

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Full Deep Vacuum Box Breathing

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A new breathing combination routine I’ve been doing which involves box breathing and the abdominal vacuum, along with a few other finer points. Details can be found inside of the August’s Strength Health Mind Power Inner Circle newsletter titled “My New Favorite Breathing Exercise…Full Deep Vacuum Box Breathing”. Become a …

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Research Benefits of Deep Breathing Exercises

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What Deep Breathing Does for You Recently I came across some new papers on the benefits of deep breathing exercises. Like this paper titled, “Physiology of long pranayamic breathing: neural respiratory elements may provide a mechanism that explains how slow deep breathing shifts the autonomic nervous system.” (Yep, they pretty …

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How to Be Breathed

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“Be Breathed” is a concept I learned many years ago from Scott Sonnon. It is the idea of the movement breathing you, rather than you breathing…even unconsciously. If you missed the previous video and post, that covers the difference between anatomic (or natural) breathing and paradoxical breathing. You must understand …