Destroy Sticking Points!

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by: Josh Bryant Fancier is better in today’s fitness world! Instead of following the crowd with the newest “Cirque du Soleil” workout fad, let’s look at a bare-bone basic method that will develop the ability to destroy sticking points.  All you need is a power rack, a barbell and a desire to get better. What are…

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5 Reasons Your Deadlift Sucks

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(Avoid these five common deadlift pitfalls to maximize strength and minimize the risk of injury) By Josh Bryant 800-pound deadlifts helped Ronnie Coleman, the greatest bodybuilder to ever walk the face of the earth, build the best back of all-time and, in the process, win the crown of Mr. Olympia eight times. Bill Kazmaier, the…

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Scramble Strong

take your Jiu-Jitsu skills to the next level

The old Jiu-Jitsu adage is that technique conquers all. But let’s be real, strength matters. Strength will help you apply technique more effectively. Strength will help to keep you injury free and on the mat. Strength will take your Jiu-Jitsu to the next level. Build strength through using the proven Jailhouse Strong methodology… And tailored…

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Squat Depth for Athletes

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by: Josh Bryant Fifteen years ago, a majority of commercial squats were higher than a Bolivian stilt walker with an overactive pituitary gland. Now days, a common mistake is athletes squatting lower than a snake’s belly in a wagon rut. Not everyone needs to squat ass to grass, regardless of what some gurus claim. In…

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Why Ruck?

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by: Josh Bryant You aren’t training for war or even a career as a tactical athlete, so should you ruck? And what are the benefits? Cardio for Cardio Haters Maybe it was Sergeant Ignacio Coral, the toughest Mexican this side of Pancho Villa, who screamed at you as you jogged while he reeked of 90…

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