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The Tyson Minimalist Training Routine

                  by: Adam benShea   Mike and CusAt Jailhouse Strong, we believe in the importance of heroes, the power of mentors.  Like the points on a compass, they guide us in our journey.  Mike Tyson’s mentor was the enigmatic Cus D’Amato, who guided Tyson in boxing, training, and life.  Constantine “Cus” D’Amato was born January 17, 1908 in the Bronx,…

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Tactical Density Training Released

Money-hungry gurus and persona non grata fitness celebrities offer the lone pathway to hypertrophy heaven. Still, their flock faithfully follows their lead but remains in muscle-building limbo. The bottom line is many roads lead to the muscle-building Rome. However, rather than staying on the long, traditional played-out paths, we are offering you a detour, a…

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Aerobic Training for Strength and Power

By: Josh Bryant In many strength circles, the word “aerobic” is a dirty word and as welcome as an ATF agent at a Popcorn Sutton party. ATF….who’s bringing the chips? Aerobic training, properly applied, does not mean you need to trade in your barbell for a pink tutu! In fact, aerobic exercise is a means…

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FREE Tactical eBook

If you have interest in training like a tactical athlete, or serving as a strength and conditioning coach for tactical athletes, please download the FREE eBook HERE. If you want to take your knowledge to the next level, become an ISSA Tactical Conditioning Specialist! In tennis, if you mess up, it’s 15-love; as a tactical athlete, it’s your…

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Tactical Conditioning Specialist

by: Josh Bryant In tennis, if you mess up, it’s 15-love; as a tactical athlete, it’s your ass! This is why a well-trained  tactical athlete is one of the finest athletes in the world. The term “tactical athlete” refers to people in professions requiring unique physical training strategies with the objective of improving on-the-job performance. Military,…

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Bump Off Bench Press Sticking Points

By: Josh Bryant One popular isometric training system claimed, “Train 10 minutes a day and increase your strength by over 30 percent in 10 weeks.”  Unfortunately, if results were cash and it cost a nickel to get around the world, this system would not have made it out of the damn parking lot. Bizarre claims…

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Gain Explosive Power and Lose the Learning Curve

By: Josh Bryant Noah Bryant Covers Med Ball Throws To get to Carnegie Hall, you must practice, practice, practice, and ultimately the ends justify the means. The same thing could be said for great technique in the Olympic lifts.   Tactical athletes and traditional sport athletes looking to gain an edge do not have the time…

Build Explosive Power—Lightning Deadlifts

Build Explosive Power—Lightning Deadlifts

by: Josh Bryant The lightning deadlift was inspired by hillbilly deadlifting extraordinaire, Bob Peoples, of Tennessee, the first man to deadlift over 700 pounds.  Bob would lift a weight out of a jack at lockout height. He would then lower the weight to the floor and lift it back up, taking advantage of the stretch-shortening…

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Feel the Real- Muscle Intention

By: Josh Bryant Functional trainers sportin’ physiques that rival Richard Simmons like to stand on a soap box and preach “mind-muscle connection” is on par with membership in the flat earth society! They claim as long as an exercise is executed with proper technique, the same training effect will take place, regardless of intention. News…

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Tire Flips

Build functional power and tactical hypertrophy with free equipment. By: Josh Bryant Orlando Green With proper application, the tire flip can build limit strength, explosive power, slabs of muscle, flexibility and endurance to boot.   Contrast that to space-age machines at the local commercial gym purgatory where you sit down or lie down because comfort takes…