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The Case for Neck Strength

Youtube comments often make me laugh. In this case, it came on the Amazing Feats of Strength Video, which you can watch here. The comment was referring to the weighted wrestler’s bridge concrete break that begins the video, with strongman Bud Jeffries swinging the sledgehammer. To that, Dan V said… “f*** me that guy at […]

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The Once per Week Workout Plan

Glenn writes in regarding one of my more popular books, Deceptive Strength: “It’s easy to read as it doesn’t go into minute detail like so many books these days do. So easy to understand and lots of good ideas to help expand on what I’m doing, although I’m still trying to focus on health as […]

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How does someone even dream this up?

That was a question I received on my 1003 lb. wrestler’s bridge support. I’m not sure if that was meant in a good way, or bad, but it made me pause to think. If you haven’t seen this video, one of the feats I’ve done that I’m most proud of, check it out below. So how did […]

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The 50% Workout

As you know if you’ve been paying attention I’m working on my goal of 100 snatches with the 48kg or 106 lb. kettlebell in 10 minutes. When I first imagined undertaking this goal I thought it would be a little bit easier than it has turned out. This isn’t the first time I underestimated a […]

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Fend Off Back and Shoulder Pain With This Bodyweight Exercise

Another article on bridging and preventing back & shoulder pain has just been published at Breaking Muscle. A Bodyweight Exercise to Prevent Back Pain and Shoulder Pain   In my previous article I covered the wrestler’s bridge and front bridging, but that’s only one side of the bridging game. There is also the gymnast bridge, […]

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What I have Achieved…and YOU Can Too

Like I told you in my last article about practicing what I preach its one of the most important things that I do. So I wanted to take a moment and share with you the achievements I have accomplished and how you can do the same or similar ones by following the steps I’ve laid […]

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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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1000 lb. Neck Bridge

I did it! I’ve had this goal in mind for several years now, ever since I really got started with weighted bridging. Over 1000 pounds! As you’ll see pointed out in the video the total is 1003 lbs. (about 456 kg) 275 lb. barbell lifted overhead 495 lb. barbell placed over the legs 5 lb. […]

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How to Build a Bigger Neck

What is the best way to build a bigger and stronger neck? In my regular training for neck strength, I prefer numerous variations of the wrestler’s bridge – which can be found on my YouTube channel or here on the website. However, there is another exercise which is very effective for developing neck muscles in […]

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806 lb Wrestlers Bridge

PR Report 9-7-13

I hit a big sub-goal of mine this week with an 806 lb. wrestler’s bridge. My previous best was somewhere around 625 lbs. Just a couple weeks ago I hit a new PR in the overhead only portion as seen here. With the help of my friend Tyler I was able to support a new […]

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