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Training Articles

 
 

Lifting Speed Matters

03.24.11

Everyone knows you must lift heavy some of the time. As long as you push yourself and try to add weight to the bar whenever possible it’s tough to screw up maximal strength training. read full story

 
 
 

GTG and Ladders in Martial Arts Training

Jun 14, 2002 01:14 PM

In this article I would like to describe some of the drills that I put together to help my martial arts training. I do my forms, kicking and punching drills, footwork dri [...]

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The US Department of Energy Kettlebell Man Maker

Jun 14, 2002 01:07 PM

Okay, comrades, it's been eighteen months since I picked up my first kettlebell. I'm a retired Army Special Forces Master Sergeant and a certified kettlebell instructor. [...]

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The Last Man Standing: Intelligent Strength Training Solutions for Martial Artists

Jun 04, 2002 06:42 PM

I'm about to challenge one of your most deeply-held beliefs about training with weights. The paradigm in question is so widely accepted that for most it is considered a s [...]

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The Role of Physical Preparation in Combat Disciplines

Jun 04, 2002 05:51 PM

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Partying in College

Jun 04, 2002 03:51 PM

I admit, I am spoiled. I attend college just outside of Philadelphia and am fortunate enough to workout under the guidance of world-class personal trainer, author, warri [...]

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Technique, Repetition and Insight in Kettlebell Training

Jun 04, 2002 03:14 PM

The difference between strength training and the lifting done in most commercial gyms today does not come down to questions of how many sets, how many reps, and so on. Th [...]

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Facing an Edged Weapon - The Real Vs. The Psychological Threat

Jun 04, 2002 03:03 PM

Author's note: During the past year I had the privilege of meeting John Du Cane and corresponding with Pavel Tsatsouline on conditioning my spec ops clients for their [...]

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Plugging Technology Into RKC

Jun 03, 2002 06:14 PM

I spent a lot of my teens studying the strength and martial arts training methods of the champions of the 1970?s. That technology stayed dormant in my brain for many year [...]

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The Kettlebell Manifesto

Jun 03, 2002 05:00 PM

Kettlebells have transformed me. After 8 months, I'm leaner & meaner-looking than some of the guys who show up on "Men's Health"-type covers, and I bet I could outstrip t [...]

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Training, Recovery and Fitness Testing

Jun 03, 2002 04:09 PM

My thoughts on the Army Physical Fitness Test (i.e. APFT). APFT standards are designed to measure various areas of the body. The two mile run measures aerobic and leg mus [...]

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