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Joint Strength

Too much attention is put on the muscles, and not enough on the other tissues of the body. In this article, we’re diving deep into the topic of joint strength, a little talked about subject. Now a joint may be considered the synovial cavity, and synovial fluid that fills the inside. But a joint is also […]

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Getting Started in Modern and Oldtime Strongman

Christopher (no relation) asks: What are some good resources for a person who’s never done strongman training to get started? There’s alot of info out there and it can get a little overwhelming. Any help would be MUCH appreciated. Thanks for your time! First of all it’s important to distinguish “strongman” further and this is […]

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How to Combine Bodyweight and Oldtime Strongman Training

The other day I received a question about how to combine bodyweight and oldtime strongman training. Since I hadn’t specifically covered that topic before I thought it was worth doing an in-depth article on it. I guess that makes this the third article in a series. The first one was a big article about a […]

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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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5 Types of Structure Training

Different types of exercises bring different types of results. That’s obvious. So if you’re looking for unconventional results (and let’s be honest, conventional results aren’t that impressive) than you have to do unconventional exercises. In the new Strengthen Your Structure course there are five groups of exercises. Partials and Supports I group these together although […]

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Develop Stronger Bones and Tendons Through Partials Training

Another post has just been put up on Breaking Muscle, featuring one of my favorite forms of training. Training Partials for Stronger Tendons and Bones I would say that 99% of the fitness and strength training is focused on the muscles and/or the cardiovascular system. But what about the rest of the body? In studying […]

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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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Isometrics or Full Range Lifts

Is it better to train using full range lifts or isometrics? First of all, you can use isometrics in two main different ways. You can get incredibly strong and activate your entire body with just isometrics training, like Steve Justa for example. There is a great book called “Functional Isometric Contraction” by Bob Hoffman which […]

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Overcoming Plateaus in Training

Want to learn how to break through plateaus? There are many ways you could achieve this and I’ll give you a couple of good examples which work. Truth to be told, I don’t really hit plateaus in my training since I regularly use training methods and techniques outlined in this article. First of all, in […]

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What are you missing in your training?

What is the most important thing that most people miss in their training routine? The answer is easy – it’s triceps extensions! Just kidding! It might be partials, bodyweight workouts, kettlebell exercises or other exercises and it all depends on the specific individual. Some other common mistakes may be present, like only training your upper […]

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