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Masters Athlete’s And The Low Back Pain Predicament

  Low back pain has been something I’ve been plagued with for years. I’m assuming this is a direct reflection of my brother and I trying to relive the WWF glory days in our parents backyard, or maybe the legendary beatings we’d unleash upon each other after someone lost in Duck Hunt (Yes that asshole dog that giggled when you lost still gives me nightmares) But all joking aside, low back tightness, stiffness and achiness [...]

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Holy Caving Knees Batman

It’s no surprise to walk into any gym at any given time, to see someone squatting more weight than they can properly handle. As a coach, I cringe walking through most gyms as I’m a freak about form and always want to give my advice and guidance to everyone that might need it.  Unfortunately, these days, when I’m not training at Iron Force Athletics, or training at my friends box’s/gyms, I’ve got my headphones on [...]

Freakout Friday 11/20/15

FREAKOUT FRIDAY Back Squat 6 (80%) Ring Dips 12 Cal Row 18 2 KB Front Racked Walking Lunge 6/per (53/32) 2 KB Push Press 12 (53/32) Cal Row 18 2 Rounds For Time AMRAP 4 Pistol Squat 4 HSPU 4 Put time in the comments below!

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FREAKOUT FRIDAY 11/13/15

FREAKOUT FRIDAY Squat Clean 10 (115/85) Power Snatch 10 (115/85) GHD SIt-Ups 10 10 Rounds Leave time in the comments below!

FREAKOUT FRIDAY 11/6/15

Back Squat 8 (225/185)Box Jump 16Deadlift 8 (225/185)Cal Row 16Four Rounds===============AB-Mat SitUps 100Push-Ups 100For Time Post Time to Comments.  

FREAKOUT FRIDAY 10/30/15

FREAKOUT FRIDAY 600m Run Squat Clean 12 (95/75) Push Press 18 (95/75) T2B 24 2 Rounds 10-31-15 Burpees Double Unders GHD Sit Ups Post Times to Comments

FREAKOUT FRIDAY 10/23/15

FREAKOUT FRIDAY Deadlifts 5 (255/185) Ring Pull-Ups 6 HSPU 10 Wall Balls 12 (20/14) 200M Run 3 Rounds EMOM 6 Tire Flips 5 Post time to comments.

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Why Every Motivational Meme You Read Is Not Motivating

****Warning, this blog will more than likely offend you**** I am sure you all have seen them pasted on your Instagram and Facebook feeds, pictures of beautiful serene mountain tops with some epic phrase or quote to “inspire” you to get moving and get happy and get living. Now, on the surface these all seem like harmless gestures that make someones day, but I sat down and analyzed this, maybe a bit more than one [...]

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Crossfit Games, Masters Division & Why I’m Not Happy!

For those of you that know me, know that I really don’t follow sports. I was and still am an athlete and LOVE performing and competing but, to sit around on a Sunday watching Football while drinking a 1,000 beers and shouting at the TV just doesn’t do it for me. When it comes to the Crossfit Games, you can’t pull me away from my laptop or flat screen as it’s highly intriguing and entertaining to see [...]

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Why Hating Sports Made Me A Better Athlete

For as long as I can remember, I've always been the black sheep within my family and friends whom LOVE sports. Growing up I was hyper-active and played just about everything. Football, Basketball, Baseball, Soccer, Track & Field, Skateboarding, Snowboarding, BMX Riding (You get the point)  But for me, the thought of sitting on a couch with my idiot friends all day on a Sunday to watch a game that I never really gave two [...]