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Strength Aerobic Method

Strength-Aerobic Method One of my favorite “old-school” coaches to learn from is Yuri Verkhoshansky. Some credit him for the invention of the “Shock Method” or depth jumps. Suffice to say, he’s one of the most influential coaches we’ve ever seen in the field of strength and conditioning. In one of his older books he describes… Read more »


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The Ultimate Guide to Intermittent Fasting III – What Happens When You Fast?

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Bust Through Your Diet Plateau

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Trap 3 Raise

Trap 3 Raise

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Random Training and Nutrition Thoughts

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