Posts in "Conditioning"

3 Tips to Make Your Bootcamps More Enjoyable and Badass

I personally hate the term bootcamp as the connotation is that all participants are there to get yelled and screamed at and otherwise Full Metal Jacketed for an hour.  I find those instructors who rely on the drill sergeant approach tend to be compensating for a lack of differentiating their ass from their acetabulum  In today’s… Read more

What Sport Specific Really Means

Soooo, I’m a dad now. Lisa was a CHAMP all throughout, and I’m confident we’ll be heading home today from the hospital. As a heads up, you can expect just as many pics of my kid as my cat…;o) I’m still a little busy, so please enjoy today’s guest post from strength coach Erica Suter…. Read more

The Bloop, Bloop, Bloop Workout

Anyone who grew up in the 80s and 90s is likely very familiar with the video game Super Mario Bros. I had my introduction to the game the morning of December 25, 1987 after spending half an hour going mental once I realized Santa had dropped off a Nintendo Entertainment System underneath our Christmas tree…. Read more

Look Like Jason Bourne

Today’s guest post comes courtesy of business/life/fitness writer and world-traveler extraordinaire, Anthony Yeung. The title says it all folks.   Jason Bourne is the badass to end all badasses. He’s not a British playboy like James Bond and he’s not a billionaire-wunderkind like Bruce Wayne. Instead, he’s just a gruff and simple man who beats… Read more

Finishers That Will Finish You

Anyone familiar with the video game Mortal Kombat will appreciate the slight reference to it in the title of today’s post. “Finish him.” Today’s guest post from Cressey Sports Performance coach and Strength Camp Coordinator, George Kalantzis, showcases some “killer” finishers that you can use at the end of your workout to add some extra… Read more

Why CrossFit Doesn’t Make an Elite Athlete

Note From TG: I apologize in advance for the “click-bait” nature of this article. I have to assume that, based off the title, many of you have travelled a long distance across the internet to read what follows. Welcome. I hope you stick around. This is a guest post from strength coach, Travis Hansen. Do I agree… Read more

When Going Backwards Is a Good Thing: The Up Two, Back One Drill

Today’s guest post comes courtesy of one of my most favorite people in the world, Jen Sinkler. She, along with strength & conditioning coaches Angie Brambley-Moyer and Tim Moyer are releasing their new strength, speed, & agility training product Lightning & Thunder. I’ve just started playing with the program myself (my wife and I went… Read more

Why You Should Train Like an Athlete, Even If You Aren’t One

You don’t have to be playing in front of thousands of people or sign a seven-figure contract in order to train like an athlete. Although, lets be honest: both would be nice. I’m often asked how I go about writing programs for my athletes as opposed to by everyday regular Joes and Janes; how much… Read more