Archive for April 2020
Psyching Up for Strength Sports
By: Josh Bryant Doug Young, Master of Psyche A strength athlete cannot have his mind occupied with balancing individual liberties and individual dignity in the whole dwarf tossing debate, or how to tell his parents about the exotic dancer he met on the side of the road near the snake farm, if he plans on putting…Read More
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Dominate Conditioning Tests!
By: Josh Bryant Linear periodization was the training methodology of nearly every top-level strength athlete until the mid-1990s. Even today, this proven, old-school approach has a faithful following of biblical proportions. Linear Periodization Summarized, this type of periodization begins a training cycle with low intensity and high volume, and, progressively, intensity increases while subsequently volume decreases. As reps decrease, the…Read More
No Gym? No Problem!: Maximizing Bodyweight Training During the Quarantine
Josh talks about mindset and bodyweight training on the Art of Manliness Podcast HERE. Behind bars, everyone is always watching and waiting to figure out who are the predators and who are the prey. The average con is not looking for a challenge, but for easy pickings. He may be looking to take your life…Read More
Thriving When the Stakes are High!
(Turning Crises into Opportunity) It’s 4th and goal, one yard to go and the game is on the line, you know the kind where you see nothing but elbows and assholes. A game-day fullback prays for the pig skin, knowing if he gets the ball he will score; no matter what’s in front of him,…Read More
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Bruce Greig Deadlift Routine
By Paul Leonard I am writing this article as a way to thank the legendary masters age powerlifter Bruce Greig. For those lifters who are unfamiliar with Bruce and his accomplishments, I will start by telling you that this former professional ice hockey enforcer turned powerlifter has officially deadlifted 800 lbs on 100 plus occasions…Read More
Gas Station Ready Interval Training (NO EQUIPMENT REQUIRED)
By: Josh Bryant and Adam benShea Tom Haviland is always Gas Station Ready. Sometimes, you want some late-night Waffle House. At other times, your buddy needs a ride home from his new bouncing gig at the local Kick n’ Stab Tejano joint. For whatever reason, you are out late and you realize that your gas…Read More