It’s Not What You Do, but How You Do It

It’s Not What You Do, but How You Do It

15

Jul

2016

Have you ever heard a world class musical performance? If you have, you know that these experiences can pack an incredible punch. What makes the best musical performances so remarkable? Is it their accuracy in hitting the right notes? While that helps, I'd argue that this accuracy is more of a minimum requirement than a cri ...
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Certainty Isn’t a Thing, Give It Up

Certainty Isn’t a Thing, Give It Up

14

Jul

2016

As long as we're all living in the world as it stands, the one thing that will be certain is uncertainty. That seems pretty hippy dippy, but think about it. There isn't enough data, theory, science, or technology on Earth to give us true certainty about future outcomes.Bear with me.I'd like to argue that your time in the gy ...
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Death of an Athlete

Death of an Athlete

13

Jul

2016

Willy Loman has been training on and off since he can remember. In fact, memory is funny. Willy’s world always seemed to get darker when he looked back on the memories of his life.Just the other day, he had a frustrating session with the handstand portion of the skill work, which, of course, got his wheels turning in his ...
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On the Ball & Ignorant to the Consequences

On the Ball & Ignorant to the Consequences

12

Jul

2016

I was always amazed by the fact that our college baseball program didn't have any details about the consequences of breaking team rules. We knew the rules and the culture let us know that breaking them was unacceptable; not because we didn't want to get in trouble but because based on the excellence we all were interested i ...
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Getting in the Pool

Getting in the Pool

11

Jul

2016

Numerous times in the last five years, I've mouthed to myself the words, "How'd did I get here?" One of these instances occurs in the summer time. Every Tuesday and Thursday I make the trip up to Malibu to do some pool training. Well, the pool is part of it. There's the dumbbell pool workouts, time in the sauna, and particu ...
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[VIDEO] Winning the Pull Up with Your Core

8

Jul

2016

It's 'Week 2' of the Push/Pull Partner Challenge, and we're progressing the pull up conversation from last week. The video above will give you a specific focus to win more reps with greater quality in your pull up, regardless of style.Most athletes jump up to the bar for pull ups and think "arms" or notice all the swinging ...
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You Get One

You Get One

7

Jul

2016

I recently had a unique opportunity to have dinner with a person who is at the very top of the R&D in a large well-known organization. Not only were his stories amazing and the work he was doing was mind-blowing, but the conversation did not end up where I thought it would ever end up. He was always after one thing. He ...
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DEUCE Presents: Precious Stones II

DEUCE Presents: Precious Stones II

6

Jul

2016

Two years ago we introduced a unique event called, Precious Stones. The event is a strongman clinic for women taught by women with champagne to boot. You read that correctly. It's a champagne strongman party!You won't find an experience like this anywhere in the world and it's BACK! Ladies, join us for Precious Stones July ...
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Scaling Opinions

Scaling Opinions

5

Jul

2016

There's a beautiful intangible with our training. It's a sense of urgency mostly fueled by either real or perceived competition. We do these little things like start a clock and write scores on the board. The simple act of saying, "3, 2, 1.. GO!" does something for people.With the right mindset, this additive can be remarka ...
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[VIDEO] Using a Partner to Improve Your Kip

1

Jul

2016

We're just one week into the Push/Pull Partner Challenge and the training has already begun. Today we have a quick experiment to try with your partner.If you want to improve your kip, you'll need a great hollow rock and a great arch rock. The video above has a test you can try with your partner to get strong in a skilled k ...
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