Strength: noun. the ability to overcome.

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How To Stay Strong and Healthy While Traveling

by GEOFFN August 25, 2010 Movement

I don’t know about you, but the thing I hated about traveling is that for the past 15 years or so, I am just a physical wreck when I return. When you travel, everything is different. The bed is different. My sleep patterns are different. The food is different. The time zone is different. My […]

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Raw Power And Athleticism Defined…

by GEOFFN July 14, 2010 Movement

It’s no secret – I LOVE the sport of Weightlifting. Arguably my all-time favorite lifter is Anatoli Pisarenko. He was the Soviet Super Heavyweight who ruled the world between 1982-1984. He redefined the Super Heavyweight. He was lean and powerful. Graceful almost. Watch this video and watch his body positions. Absolutely amazing! He Clean and […]

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Little things…

by GEOFFN June 29, 2010 Philosophy

“Don’t sweat the small stuff” it’s been said. But what if the “devil’s in the details?” Little things make a BIG difference. Here’s one for example – weight distribution in the feet when pulling or squatting. Here’s another – head and eye position when pressing overhead. And another – the idea of “neutral spine” – […]

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Sometimes The Goofy Stuff Works

by GEOFFN February 28, 2010 Strength

I’ve been very “non-Party” in my strength training methods lately. I’ve been using reps in the 10-20 range for non-ballistic exercises. In fact, I must confess, I even like them. There, I said it. But really, it’s not the exercise or the rep range – it’s the outcome, or the result. I’ve struggled to keep […]

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The Most Underrated Exercise?

by GEOFFN February 16, 2010 Movement

At a certain point, I’ve got to wonder when, if ever, I will get tired of “discovering” new (old?) tricks, tips, and methodologies for my programming. Lately, I’ve been focusing on Get Up based exercises/movements and anything that helps that particular movement. I came up with a series of exercises last month that were literally […]

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