It’s funny how language evolves. For example, when we were in school, our gym teacher might’ve taught us about exercises for our stomach muscles. Then, when we were adults, we started hearing about our abdominals. And now we’re told that abs are just one part of something more important: the core. After all these [...]
Being grateful is always part of a healthy lifestyle but this is the time of year that we take special effort to remember what we are thankful for. At the same time, we recommend that you not just be grateful but that you be active! Consistency is key to getting and staying fit. Proper [...]
For many of us, the term vibration therapy conjures up images of the wildly popular belt machines of the 1950s that were purported to jiggle away the fat. Not so. Today’s vibration technology is sophisticated and science-based. Best of all, it is helping athletes around the world reach peak performance. To help you understand [...]
It’s always smart to take safety precautions before undertaking strenuous exercise, but when working out in the heat, you need to be even more careful. Overheating can lead to serious consequences such as dehydration and heat illness, and excessive exposure to UV rays can have long term consequences. It’s best to exercise during the [...]
“I don’t have time to exercise.” How many times have you said that or heard someone else say it? It’s the No. 1 excuse for not exercising. And we don’t buy it. Everyone has the same 24 hours in a day. We all have multiple commitments to other people, often including work. Even in [...]
The day before Thanksgiving Day, during the winter of 2014, I got an email asking me if I would like to participate in the Texas Army National Guard best warrior competition. It was the first round of qualifiers and my company's leadership had nominated me.
While reading this article, I want you to remember one thing... Strength is king. Now I didn't say mass or size, but Strength. When dealing with strength, we have to remember that strength is relative to body weight. For example, a 130 pound gymnast that can bench press 225 pounds is relatively stronger than 300 pound American football player who can only bench press his bodyweight.
Whether you’re a recreational athlete, amateur athlete, professional athlete, or military personnel, we all have the same desire – to increase our strength, power, stamina, work capacity, and/or endurance.
Theodore Roosevelt said it best and StrongFirst put it right on their website, 'Do what you can with what you have where you are.'
Right outside of the amazing little town of Jackson, Wyoming there is a large blue warehouse standing on top of a small hill. This warehouse has the unique ability of turning men and women into elite outdoor athletes.