Believe In Your Why

Believe In Your Why

When a person decides it is time to make a lifestyle change it typically is one that involves an aesthetic change.  At least that is the main driver of the change.  Long term health, feeling better, sleeping better, less stress and more energy may also be on their...
Using a False Grip

Using a False Grip

The false grip is a great tool to add to your gymnastic tool kit. It makes many ring based (and some bar based skills) easier to accomplish by creating leverage that otherwise would not be there. This allows us to learn and accomplish strict muscle ups (as well as...
Pulls, Pulls, Pulls!

Pulls, Pulls, Pulls!

Last time we discussed the importance of the squat in training the olympic lifts.  In addition to squats, pulls are commonly seen exercises weightlifting athlete use to improve the snatch and the clean and jerk.  They develop leg strength to assist with the drive up,...
Should I Be Dieting?

Should I Be Dieting?

Weight gain and weight loss can seem like and endless struggle between one or the other.  We have this idea that if we aren’t constant dieting then we are failing.  This is a losing mindset.  In a recent blog post, we talked about how mindset could have an impact on...