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August 26, 2019

A nice article below from STACK. It is my experience as well, pushing to failure too often leads to a fried CNS and injury. As one of my great coaches, L.Jay Silvestor used to say, "You should feel like a Tiger after your workout." He meant you should feel stimulated,...

August 19, 2019

The Great Ones knew how to blend it!

The title of this post is misleading but I really didn't know what else to title it. I don't have any recipes. I don't even believe in recipes, only concepts. Maybe it's a result of speaking the Navajo language, but I just can't see...

August 7, 2019

 Pulling with bent arms is not recommended, but it worked well for Mario Martinez

Following is an article by Vern Gambetta, a performance coach whose career has spanned several decades. He has certainly seen a lot of trends come and go and knows how to cut through the B...

April 11, 2019

Another nice video . Just because he tested positive doesn't mean he can't teach us something.

April 11, 2019

A great, concise explanation and illustration of Snatch technique basics.

March 6, 2019

I have been taking a cold shower daily since I was in high school. Our coach told us that it would "make us tough" , so I did it. Obviously he didn't have any data or research to back up his claims, but I did notice that it made me feel stimulated, so I persisted. In t...

February 20, 2019

Interesting article. Pushups, done correctly, is a great exercise.

Men who could get through 40 or more push-ups had 96 percent less risk of heart problems in the next 10 years than those who quit at 10 or fewer.

By Gretchen Reynolds

Feb. 20, 2019

Could push-ups foretell t...

February 5, 2019

 Oliver Whaley, attorney and Director of Environmental Protection for the Navajo Nation, an example of strong mind in a strong  body

More evidence for what we already know.......

Lift weights to make your muscles and your brain stronger. This is true to the ext...

January 31, 2019

I love bands.  They are versatile, portable, and efficient in terms of time, space, and cost. They can be used in conjunction with with weights or in place of weights when traveling or rehabbing. Bands can be used to apply resistance in planes of motion that are not li...

January 15, 2019

We have  featured Samoan lifters and athletes in the past. Here is a great look at how some of the best football players in the United States are developed.