You’ve been planning the past few months for your upcoming race, now’s the time to think about your race recovery. Most experts say your recovery is as important, if not more important, than your training leading up to a race. With so much riding on how you heal post-race, a recovery plan is an absolute […]
Fitness & Nutrition
Ascent Protein | The Warfighter’s Nutrition
The demands imposed by Special Operations Forces (SOF) training and missions are unlike any athletic endeavor. Success requires the mustering of all strength and endurance—both physical and mental. SOF are “Warrior Athletes,” the ultimate athlete, at the top of the athletic pyramid. One factor that will contribute to mission success and lifelong health is good […]
IRONMAN 70.3 Race Nutrition
Our triathlon coach and contributor just had one of his best results recently at the Austin Longhorn IRONMAN 70.3 triathlon. The race consisted of a 1.2 mile choppy open water swim, a 56 mile windy and hilly bike ride, and a challenging 13.1 mile run mixed with rough beat up concrete and grass.
What to Expect at Your First Sprint Triathlon
Take a look at what to expect and get some helpful tips now that you’ve decided to embark on your first sprint triathlon. Sign up and get committed.
Test Your Endurance with Triathlon
If you’ve ever been curious or never understood why someone would want to participate in a triathlon, find out the basics and simple tips to succeed.
Should You Use Gloves in the Gym?
Blisters, pinched skin, chalk, overheating, and weird looks. There are many reasons for and against using gloves in the gym while lifting. Should you?
Is a Weightlifting Belt Right For You?
Yes, no, and maybe are all answers you will get when asking if a weightlifting belt is right for you. Find out with our review of the Rogue Ohio Weightlifting Belt.
How to Save Your Grip When Lifting Heavy
Overworking your grip and the muscles of the forearm can lead to pain, injury, and failure. Focus on the muscle group you want to improve without compromise.
A SOF Workout
When training Special Ops candidates or qualified Operators, there are many, many tests I have them perform to determine where their strengths and weaknesses lie. A SOF soldier needs to have a solid base of strength in: upper body pushing and pulling, single and double leg, core, and flexibility. The need to be proficient at […]
Combat Strength Training
The Combat Strength Training workout takes only 25 to 30 minutes a day and doesn’t involve expensive exercise equipment, which makes this ideal for our men and women who are deployed and don’t have access to an actual gym. This training system allows you to use whatever you have available for resistance and weight. I’ll […]