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Getting Woo-Woo…

Have you heard this term, woo-woo, before? Wiktionary defines it as: Describing a person readily accepting supernatural, paranormal, occult, or pseudoscientific phenomena, or emotion-based beliefs and explanations. (What does this have to do with strength? Be patient, I’ll get there…) Generally, this term is used derogatorily. It’s used as a put-down by skeptics for anything […]

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Principles of Progression Part 1

I often mention the principles of progression and the fact that if you understand these principles making progress in any exercise is, at the very least, simple to understand. However, just recently when I was asked about these I realize that I didn’t have them posted anywhere online. (The best place to find them previously […]

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Intensity vs. Severity

The terms we use when it comes to training, guide our thinking about training. As such I feel this is one of the most important terms to “grok” if you want to become stronger. The following comes adapted from The Master Keys to Strength and Fitness where I originally wrote about it. After the typical […]

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Applied Knowledge is Power

Had to share this comment from Inner Circle member, Scott. It flies in the face of the cultural idea that things get worse with age. (And we all need to work to overturn that idea both personally and then to influence others by example.) Hi Logan, Your newsletters and books are great! Have read Mental […]

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Strengthen Your Structure and the 1000 lb. Club

The majority of fitness and even strength training is focused on the muscles and also the cardiovascular system. But that’s not all there is to having a strong and fit body. If you only focus on your muscles, they may be strong but what about everything else? Injuries can and do occur in the tendons […]

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Belief Change Process

Beliefs are interesting. And the human beings that have them are even more so. What is a belief? It is something that is held in the mind about how the world or ourselves are. The funny thing is that they don’t necessarily reflect reality, yet in having them they organize how reality is for us. […]

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I Sucked at Squats

Take a look through my youtube channel. Until recently you wouldn’t find any videos of me squatting heavy weights. Not like the deadlift, where there’s tons of videos up. Take a look at my body and you may see why. I’m not built to squat. Although this is true, in the sense that other people […]

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