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Easy Bodyweight Grip Hanging Progressions

The other day, an endurance athlete who was involved in Spartan Races asked me for some grip training advice. Without diving into complex equipment, I laid out these ideas for easy bodyweight grip hanging progressions. This is a low-equipment way anyone can use to develop strong hands and fingers. The basics are a: Two-handed bar […]

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A Basic Bodyweight Workout Plan

Shane asks about a basic bodyweight workout plan: “What is a good place to start a body weight workout? I cannot do strict military pull ups, but have always wanted to. I’ve tried negatives etc with no success.” You start with where you are at. The main thing to do with bodyweight, or otherwise, is […]

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Benefits of Backflips

A short and simple question came in the other day: “What are the benefits of doing back flips?” Well, if you’re just looking for ‘general fitness’ this move isn’t for you. Really it should be looked at more as an application of your fitness rather than a method to build it. Does that make sense? That […]

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Flow Seminar Review

The Flow Seminar is a very cool bodyweight training course put together by two of the top people in the field. While so much of bodyweight training to many people is about counting reps, one of the directions more and more people are moving in, is in using it for one of its biggest strengths… […]

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5 BIG Lessons I Learned from Bud Jeffries

In this article I want to share with you five different big strength training lessons that have largely impacted my life that I learned from Bud Jeffries. #1 – Mixing and Matching Implements When I first got into serious training I was wrapped in the idea of being a bodyweight only guy. Then my friend […]

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Bodyweight Exercises for Shoulders

If your workout consists of mostly bodyweight exercises and your shoulders are lagging behind, or you’re just looking to increase more size to them, then this article might be of use to you. The shoulders lag behind for a lot of people, but fortunately changing hand positioning and load will improve things immensely. This video […]

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Beginners Bodyweight Workout

Want to start working out but can’t afford a gym membership? Do you feel like you simply don’t have time to work out? Are you just starting out in bodyweight fitness and don’t know where to start? A good beginners bodyweight workout is a good place to start. A lot of time, when beginners are […]

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How To Do It All

I got an interesting question recently on how to incorporate kettlebells, kettlebell juggling, bodyweight, gymnastics, strongman training, Olympic lifting and heavy barbell work into one program. In fact something along these lines is a common question I receive because it is what I do. Judging from numerous videos on my YouTube Channel, people might get […]

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Best Press Handstand Negative

I’ve been hard at work towards my goal of a straddle press. Specifically I’ve been working my flexibility, negatives and also positives from lowering. Here is my latest attempt from this morning, where I felt in control the entire way down (as opposed to falling at the bottom). Since achieving the tiger bend and over […]

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How To Blend Bags, Bells, and Bodyweight For Extreme Gains In Strength, Power, and Conditioning

Check out this guest post from Travis Stoetzel. Back before I had my gym I can remember the good ol’ days of rolling around in my Jeep, AKA my “mobile garage gym” and cranking out some of the best workouts ever. I didn’t need a gym. Just some open space, my sandbags, kettlebells, and of […]

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