Category: Athlete Resources

Robin Evans Galley had the will to Overcome. She says, you do too!

We celebrate survivors and Robin’s story is nothing short of Inspiring!   We think you’ll agree with us!

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Pop Tarts for Muscles?!

Pop tarts and exercise: Clickbait or proper carbohydrate loading? By: Natalie Costa   If you follow any athletes on social media, you have probably seen pictures of ripped girls posing in front of a barbell holding a high-carb, sugar-laden snack, using the hashtag: #poptartgains or #feedmeorfightme.   While some of it can be chalked up […]

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Our Friends over at Invictus break down the Muscle Up!

MUSCLE-UP TURNOVER: HIPS UP VERSUS TOES UP BLOG, MOVEMENT DRILLS AND PROGRESSIONS Muscle-Up Turnover: Hips Up Versus Toes Up Written by Gaje McDaniel Early this week, I wrote about my favorite kipping drills for athletes who are working on muscle-ups. These drills are helpful in tweaking your back swing, forward swing, or both. Today, we’ll […]

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Barbell Shrugged – Do you Recover as hard as you train?

Why You Need to Recover as Hard as You Train w/Jill Miller – Episode 251 By Mike Bledsoe If you’ve been doing a few minutes on a rower and half-ass rolling on a piece of foam for your recovery, you may have already figured out it’s not enough. Our guest this week, Jill Miller, founder […]

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Are 6 Pack Abs Even Worth It?

Let’s have an honest discussion about the costs associated with looking a certain way. You know what I am talking about.. ripped abs and perfectly sculpted legs that we can all admire. It’s easy to look at a photo of someone and say “I want to look like THAT!” But is that “look” practical for […]

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Lean Machine Nutrition Gets you through the Open!

Should You Cut During The Open? February 22, 2017 The world we live in is consumed by competitions in all realms. We spend most of our lives preparing for each event. This time of year is no different for the vast majority of us with the Open right around the corner.  In preparation for any […]

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The Barbell Bombshell Talks Macros. Should you be Tracking them?

Check Her Out HERE! Should you try to count your macros? Maybe, maybe not. February 23, 2017 There are two distinct methods I use for my nutrition clients: A habit-based approach and a macronutrient-based approach. First off, let’s distinguish the difference between the two approaches, consider the pros and cons of both and lastly how […]

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