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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…

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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…

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Zen and the Art of Zone Powerlifting

By: Josh Bryant Have you ever been to a powerlifting meet and heard a lifter pitch himself a tent as he brags about massive training lifts?  Very frequently, this harden exterior becomes flaccid with stage fright and accompanying poor performance. These lifters on the platform are overrun with feelings of anxiety rather than operating in…

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Speed Strong- Hauling Ass and Getting Jacked

by: Josh Bryant and Adam benShea Heredity only deals the cards – your training plays the hand. We are laying our cards on the table and sharing with you our ace in the hole, Speed Strong. Whether your goal is to stay #GasStationReady, get Chippendales ready for the neighborhood pool party, or just slow down…

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Synergy- 6 Ways to Get Stronger

by: Josh Bryant Let’s take a look at four ways to get stronger outside of traditional strength training; these methods are backed in the lab and proven in the trenches. In the theatre of your mind, create mental movies daily for 15-20 minutes. Relax and envision yourself succeeding! Now, to go to the next level,…

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Sprint-Resisted Training

by: Josh Bryant Heredity only deals the cards but environment and training play the hand! In lieu of sounding as cocky as the king of spades, I am raising the ante, laying my cards on the table and sharing with you my ace in the hole!  Sprint-resisted training. Whether your goal is Gas Station Ready, Chippendales…