The Debauchery Continues… Gag Orders and Ruling with an Iron Fist, Crossfit-Style
Time for another installment of “About Crossfit”. Last time, we covered Crossfit’s tendency to turn its participants into peeps who think they’re too cool for school. Today, we’ll look at how the masterminds of this movement will squash … Continue reading
The wait is over, folks!!!
You’ve heard a while back on one of my posts that I was writing an e-book regarding snapping triceps syndrome and subluxating ulnar nerve. After all these months, I’ve just finished tidying up all of its details, … Continue reading
Learning How to Tackle Your Weaknesses
No one is perfect. Everyone has flaws. Life has obstacles, and you must overcome them.
Everyone I know has a nagging injury or weakness that just doesn’t seem to go away. Is it because they aren’t elite or genetically superior? No, or else that … Continue reading
Counting Calories – Should You Measure Your Meals?
(The following article is from my other website, www.ironanchorstrength.com. It’s the site for my local coaching business.)
In the circles of the health-obsessed, there is debate whether or not one should have to count their calories as to lose, gain, or maintain … Continue reading
Crossfit: Forging Elite Snobbery
I’ve written up two different pieces on Crossfit last year, and decided that I want to keep the ball rolling. I REALLY want to let you guys know how the hell I feel about Crossfit. As controversial of a movement that it is, I truly believe … Continue reading
How to Get Strong with a Handful of Exercises
There are plenty of reasons why someone may not be able to perform a large array of movements in their strength-training routine, two of the most common being “not enough money for equipment or a good gym membership” and “not enough … Continue reading
Dealing with Setbacks and Stalls in Strength
Current Best: 265 lbs (pathetic)
Shortly after hitting 265 lbs for the deadlift at the end of January, I took a week off to deload and repair. After that week of rest, I went back to pull 265 again, thinking it’d be no … Continue reading
The Most Important Physical Attribute
Strength (noun): physical power; the capacity of an object to withstand great force; the emotional/mental qualities necessary in dealing with situations that are difficult. (Taken from Google’s definition of the word).
A vague yet critical word, is what strength is. From the definition given, one … Continue reading
Lengthening That Spine
Walking, sitting, standing, deadlifting, squatting, shopping, driving, painting, reading… What do all of these activities have in common?
At first glance, it looks like there’s no common denominator amongst the entire list. Right? I mean, look at it – it’s a mish-mash of unrelated crap. However, I … Continue reading
Bench Press – Is It the Ultimate Test of Strength, or an Overrated Tradition?
If you’ve lift weights before or are on a strength program currently, chances are you’ve performed the bench press. It is quintessential “lift” of mainstream strength training. Everyone KNOWS the bench press.
The bench press is … Continue reading