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Advanced Card Tearing

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I’m been working on my card tearing as my main feat of strength for a few months now. It’s the strongest it’s ever been and here I’ll share two new PR’s. First up is tearing a mini deck of cards in half. Tearing a mini deck of cards in half …

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Are Pistol Squats Bad for You?

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A subscriber sent me this article by Dr. Joel Seedman, Ph.D. talking about how pistol squats are bad for you, and asked my thoughts on it. It’s fairly long, but if you want to read it for yourself you can find it here. If you don’t want to read it, …

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Kettlebell Lifting Basics

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In this article, I share with you how to perform four result-producing kettlebell movements as an introduction to this unique and powerful style of training. Used in conjunction with other training tools, the techniques I present here can greatly help you develop a higher level of physical development and fitness. …

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Back Bridge Progressions

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The back bridge, also known as gymnast bridge or hand bridge, is an amazing bodyweight exercise that can’t be replicated in any other way. When it comes to spine and shoulder strength and flexibility combined it just can’t be beat. In this article, I’ll be laying out some of the …

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How to do Hanging Leg Raises

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There are multiple methods on how to do hanging leg raises. That’s HLR for short. To do an HLR you’ll need a bar you can hang from. Ideally, it is something you can fully hang from without your feet hitting the ground. While you can do these with something shorter, …

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Wrestler’s Bridge Basics

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Recently a customer asked about bridging and after searching I realized I didn’t have a good article simply covering the basics. This one covers the wrestler’s bridge and a future article will go into the gymnast or hand bridge. The wrestler’s bridge is by no means a new exercise. It …

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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 …