Quora: July 16th

You may or may not have heard of Quora. It is a website where people go to ask questions, and others go to answer those questions. You can ask anything you want and tag it into various categories. I’ve been hopping on here every now and again to engage with others. See how people are…

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July 5th, 2017

10:30am – Conditioning 1 min row 1 min ski 10 strict t2b holding fat grips 5 rounds   5:30pm – Strength/Stability 10 OH bandbell lunge (18 + 10) 10 single leg DL  each leg (60) 4 rounds   20′ backwards sled drag on rubber (115) 5 DB strict press (2×20) 5 minutes   20′ right…

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June 28th, 2017 (Fast Day 2)

A little over 46 hours into this 72 hour fast. Woke up this morning feeling good. A bit groggy, but no more groggy than normal when the 5am alarm goes off. Got my things together and made a cup of coffee w/ 1 tablespoon of coconut oil. Headed into the gym to drill and roll…

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The Placebo Effect

My sister sent me a text the other day with the following image she took of a magazine article. The article is marketing certain products to consumers based on the fact that “Fatal assaults on female joggers made heartbreaking news in 2016.” Along with the image her text simply said “interesting.” That’s a pretty good…

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June 25th, 2017

9:00am Warm Up 1 min ski 10 KB halos 20s KB armbar 2 rounds — 5-1 push ups on DB’s strict pullups rest 1 min 3 rounds — 30s ski rest 10s 30s knees to chest (feet in rings) rest 10s 5 rounds — 3×10 of each exercise, w/ each arm, w/ 20lb DB bicep…

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June 24th, 2017

8:00am Tabata Cal Rowing (64) Tabata Squats (117) Tabata Strict Pullups (35) Tabata Push Ups (65) Tabata Cross Crunch (134) 9:30am Sled Drag (60) + KB Carry (2×18) 50m farmers carry, 50m front rack, 50m OH carry 20 minutes – 8 total rounds

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Head Position in the Clinch

Head position is a huge part of grappling and clinch work. In this video we take a look at the 2-on-1 position and a few ways to establish proper head position.

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Self Defense and Fitness… A Match Made in Heaven

You have those that passionately train unarmed or armed self defense. They read all the articles, they drop money on various trainings and new “kits” or gear. They spend hours in the gym perfecting that drop seoi nage or that 1 inch punch. That bruce lee shit baby. They pursue that coveted black belt. Dedicated…

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All or Nothing

Over the course of my teaching and training I’ve noticed a trend that is, in my opinion, holding many people back from really reaching their true potential. I refer to it as the “all or nothing” mentality. The idea that whatever trainer they train with must have all the answers… Or on the flip side……

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