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Physical and Mental Toughness with Charlie Engle

Want physical toughness? Want mental toughness? Then listen to the audio below or read the transcript and you’ll learn how to get more of it from Charlie Engle. Download the MP3 Logan:   Hey, it’s Logan Christopher from Legendary Strength. I’m very happy to be on this call. I haven’t recorded an interview in a while, […]

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The Recovery Mat

This is something I have personally been using for quite some time, but haven’t let anyone know about, until now. That is laying on top of an acupressure mat after working out. After hearing about these mats I started doing this. Then, I read in Tim Ferriss’ Tools of Titans about circus professionals and athletes […]

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How to Plan for a Big Training Goal

I’m settled into my new house, and things are mostly back to normal. However, much that I want to go off in a new training direction, I still have a big goal I need to hit before I can do that. The Beast Snatch Test. I was closing in on it, but let me tell […]

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Usain Bolt on Recovery

The World’s Fastest Man says… “Sleep is extremely important to me — I need to rest and recover in order for the training I do to be absorbed by my body.” – Usain Bolt I came across this quote the other day and really liked it. Thinking about training being ABSORBED by your body, is […]

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Beast Snatch Progress

As you likely know if you’ve been paying attention, my main training goal right now is snatching the 48kg or 106 lb. kettlebell 100 times in ten minutes. When I initially conceived of this goal, I thought I’d be able to make short work of it. I proved to be mistaken. Very mistaken. This has […]

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Logan’s Recovery Ability

I went and saw the movie, Logan, this past weekend. With a name like that, how could I not? Besides, superheroes, specifically the X-men, were one of the things that pointed me in the direction of unlocking my own super powers when I was young.  By sharing a name with Wolverine, he was always one […]

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Sleep Infographic for Athletes

Recover While You Sleep

You have a training plan and a nutrition plan.  But do either include sleep? Studies show that sleep is as vital to an athlete as exercise and nutrition. We all hear that we should get 5-8 hours of sleep.  But did you know that the quality of your sleep is even more important? Don’t know how […]

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Arm Wrestling and Nail Bending

Although this question may be specific, it applies to many other areas and types of training too. The same principles apply… Wow thanks man. I took a new attitude to arm wrestling practice after reading your strongman manifesto. Best practice ever. I also focused on activating more muscle fibers and the result was unbelievable. Good […]

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Five Ways to Combat Low Energy Levels Right Before a Workout

In my newest guest post at Breaking Muscle you’ll discover five remedies to help you when you feel weak before a workout session. 5 Workout Remedies for When You Feel Weak     What do you do when you’re all set to workout but you’re feeling weak or experiencing low energy? What happens when your […]

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Top 5 Strongwomen

Even though oldtime strongmen are the ones who are most recognized for their incredible power and ability to execute extraordinary feats of strength, many strongwomen have also performed in circus shows, music halls and carnivals on a regular basis throughout the 19th and 20th centuries, showcasing their strength. They did everything old strongmen did, so […]

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