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My Opinion on the Royal Court

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An interesting few questions surrounding the Royal Court exercises came in recently, which I haven’t talked about in some time. I read your blog and find it interesting. I found the blog entry on Royal Court of exercises- pushups/ squats particularly interesting and too be honest unbelievable. Did you actually …

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13 Benefits of the Getup

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The getup is a great exercise. I sat down to list out why that is so and came up with 13 different benefits that make this move amazing. Shoulder health – The getup works you through a wide range of planes of motion for the shoulder which includes the front, …

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135 lb. Barbell Getup

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This is my personal best in the barbell getup. My goal was to get one wheel (45 lb. plate) on each side and I did it here. After doing this I was wondering what the record in this move was and came across this video. This is James Gardner doing …

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Form Follows Function

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There’s a design precept by the phrase of “Form Follows Function.” This was used in architectural design, meaning that the form of, say a building, what it looks like will in large part depend on its function or purpose. What’s true in architecture is also true of your body. Let …

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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 …