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Tendon Strength through Isometrics

The cult of muscle. That is the strength and fitness world that we live in. Few people give any recognition to other bodily tissues that play a role, such as the tendons. Yet, these other tissues are KEY, if you want to be strong. In January’s Strength Health Mind Power Inner Circle newsletter, which goes […]

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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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Legendary Viking Log Lift

This got spread around on Facebook a whole bunch the other day. Its very cool, for a number of reasons, so I felt it was worth sharing here too. Plus I’m a fan of the Game of Thrones show which just makes it even more cool. Hafthor Bjornsson, who plays “The Mountain” in Game of […]

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Podcast: Questions and Answers

I take on many of the questions I receive on a daily basis and answer them in this podcast. [display_podcast] Want to get bigger, stronger, more agile and look better? Here’s what to do first… Two ways to deal with stubborn fat What to do about the voice that says “You don’t deserve to win” […]

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Lifting Over 1000 lbs.

This wasn’t a main goal of mine, but ever since I bought my 110 lb. plates I figured I was close enough to go after it. Amazingly I hit it even faster than was expected. The rack pull or quarter deadlift is a great exercise. It is a partial movement in which you can handle […]

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Finger Handstand

Fingertip training is one of the less common forms of hand balancing today. In fact you hardly see it at all. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t practice it. First some words of caution. The fingers are small and fragile. If you move into this realm too fast, you may end up breaking them, snapping […]

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