Train Your Body to Love Holding Heavy Weights Overhead

The waiter’s walk might be one of your best tools to build shoulder stability and strength. A waiter’s walk is performed by simply holding a weight overhead and walking. I recommend using a kettlebell, or two. A barbell with a snatch grip or jerk grip works great,...

How to Deal With Confusing Science

We are constantly bombarded with the latest scientific discoveries. One article describes a set of scientific results. Then three months later, another article gives opposite results. What do you do? With these contradictory results, it would be easy to give up on...

2 Programs to Build Up Your Pull Ups

Some of the biggest smiles in training come after people achieve their first strict pull up. People feel a great sense of accomplishment when they can lift their head above the bar with their own strength. Strict pull ups are a great measure of strength. In this...

Antifragility: Learn to Thrive Under Pressure

In my first article on choking, we discussed how overthinking gets in the way of ingrained movement patterns. An example of this is the baseball player throwing the ball in the dirt. When thinking stops, you are able to do what you know how to do so well. The opposite...

Antifragility: Learn to Thrive Under Pressure

In my first article on choking, we discussed how overthinking gets in the way of ingrained movement patterns. An example of this is the baseball player throwing the ball in the dirt. When thinking stops, you are able to do what you know how to do so well. The opposite...