Kettlebell Press Beats the Dumbbell Press

Kettlebell press surpasses dumbbell press for shoulder health and strength

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Achieve results by pursuing quality in all things

Never underestimate the fitness industry's vast reservoir of bullshit. Pursue quality in all things, not quantity. To wit: if you pursue quality above all other characteristics, you are far less likely to be disappointed than if you chase speedy, inexpensive,…

This New Smart Fitness Machine Will Change How You Lift Weights • Gear Patrol

Almost $3,000 for this? What a colossal waste of money. Just one more exercise thingy that American consumers will be persuaded to buy, use for a while, and then will remain fallow. The fitness industry is nothing if not creative…

Want to improve your martial art? Pick up a kettlebell

In the most recent issue of USA Karate Magazine, my kettlebell mentor Zar Horton and I write about why kettlebells are the most economical, efficient, and effective tool for people training across the broad range of martial arts from MMA…

The Difference a Body Positive Approach Can Make – StrongFirst

An excellent article by strength coach Lore McSpadden. It's not about your size, it's about your heart. I see every day what can happen from a more body positive approach to strength training. I see what happens when people discover…

StrongFirst Instructors and the Obligation of Quality – StrongFirst

What does it mean to be a high quality coach? Well, first and foremost, it means being honest and factual. Making stuff up as you go along -- to satisfy your ignorance and your ego -- is narcissistic educational malpractice.…