Strength: noun. the ability to overcome.

May 2011

Reconsidering Strength

by GEOFFN May 17, 2011 Philosophy

What is Strength? I’ve considered it many times before, and I still like “my” definition – The ability to overcome. With regards to physical strength, who is strong? That’s obviously relative to the goals of the individual. How about a Powerlifter who can squat 1000+ lbs? Very strong. If he can’t do a 1-arm Chin-up, […]

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A Simple Way To Improve Your Pistols And Other Musings

by GEOFFN May 13, 2011 Strength

Not too long ago I set myself a goal – be able to do a Pistol barefoot, with no shoes on, with no heel elevation. See, I’ve been able to do them for quite some time, but even when I “Tamed the Beast” I couldn’t do them without some sort of heel wedge to compensate […]

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More Ideas For Time Efficient Kettlebell Workouts (And A “New” Swing Style)

by GEOFFN May 11, 2011 kettlebell workouts

The great thing about having a newborn is that they are constantly, yet pleasantly, interrupting your life in some way shape or form. Sunday, I was supposed to head over to the studio for a squat session. It never happened. So, I had to improvise. I’ve got a pretty big goal in mind for the […]

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Kettlebell Workouts – Ideas When Pressed For Time

by GEOFFN May 4, 2011 kettlebell workouts

I’m only just now coming up for air. My son was born two weeks ago. And of course, for those of you who have kids, you’re right – you told me so. My time is not my own any longer. Right now, my in-laws, God bless them, are visiting and helping us out for 2 […]

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