Building a Master’s Program from the Ground Up! – Part I
How do you know what you're doing is too much or too little? I guess it all depends on the desired outcome. But, what if there is no specified desired outcome? Most athletes think they [...]
Not what I planned…
Sometimes in life our situations or circumstances don't turn out the way we planned. This is true of my recent struggle with a chronic back injury and recovery. First, let me say that I don't [...]
3 Ways You Can Trash Your Back!
I don't normally blog about myself, but for this blog, I have to share with you something that has happened over the course of my athletic career and most recently the last three years. The [...]
Competition vs Fitness & Health
So, most of you know by now that I am an advocate for health and fitness. Sometimes when I blog, I find myself leaning more toward health than elite fitness. Some of that has been shaped [...]
Developing Strength & Protecting Your Joints
I get this question frequently, how can I gain strength and not hurt my joints? It's no secret that as most athletes age they transition from strength training to more cardio-based conditioning training or sports. [...]
TNL Online Fitness Challenge – Getting Ready for the 2015 CF Open!
Want an easy way to measure your capacity that's reasonable, easy to participate in and fun? Check out TNL Fitness Challenge! Lots of prizes and divisions. Also, there is a Masters Division! Go to tnlfitnesschallenge.com [...]
Wrist pain anyone?
As much as we all handle barbells, kettle bells, medicine balls, rings and perform handstands, pull-ups, push-ups, muscle-ups and rowing, it's no wonder our wrist hurt every now and then. I frequently hear complaints of [...]
The Power of the Tribe
Throughout human history we see evidence of the power of the tribe. That is, how people perform and act when they are banded with others. Take the example of the Spartans. Sparta, was a prominent [...]
My how things have changed….
I sometimes just sit around in my spare time (what spare time) and think about training, programming, the world of fitness, etc...I know what you're thinking, this dude is boring, but yes that's what I [...]
Mind Blowing Performance…
I had an athlete recently contact me stating that he had just lost the intensity of training, wasn't that into WOD's and seemed to be off mentally. The first thing that came to my mind [...]
40fit Masters Cup Series – Game I – Success!
It is without a doubt one of the most rewarding things to see something to come from dream to reality. The growth of the 40fit Masters Community combined with the first 40fit Masters Cup Series [...]
Get a Grip on Hand Care
I hear athletes all the time complaining about their hands. Training with a barbell, kettle bells, pull-ups, rope climbs, stones, etc. can be rough on the hands. The key to hand health is preventative maintenance [...]