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The Art of War, Sun Tzu: Ancient Wisdom for HardStyle Martial Artists

01.19.12

The nature of my work, bouncer and bartender through college and 22 years in the military in dangerous places all over the world unfortunately put me in many self-protection situations. I am still here so I did something right. What was it? I used defense to protect myself. Sounds simple but I think you will discover in the following article the concept of defense is more complicated than most martial artists understand. I began my martial arts training like most in the early 1970's... read full story

 
 
 
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Phil Ross on History’s Forged in Fire: Knife or Death

The very next day, a casting agent from HISTORY emailed to ask me if I’d like to appear on Season 2 of Knife or Death! This was a dream come true.

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30 Years and Going STRONG!

A turning point came in 2005 when one of my clients, Dr. Pat Roth (yes, the author of The End of Back Pain) and UFC Champion Frank Shamrock turned me onto kettlebells. That December, I bought a set of kettlebells, a DVD, and started to train and learn.

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How to Auto-Correct Your Movement Patterns, Build Greater Strength, and Enhance Your Mobility—With the ProBar Advantage

Building a Strong Athletic Foundation—With or Without a Trainer. How to Auto-Correct Your Movement Patterns, Build Greater Strength, and Enhance Your Mobility—With the ProBar Advantage

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Kettlebells and Bodyweight Exercise: The Ultimate Training Duo

There are many purported methods for achieving the ultimate level of fitness. Some are better than others. But, is there one tool, method, or philosophy that shines above them all?

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Discover The Healing Power of Liposomal Vitamin C

Thanks to its purity and small molecular size, your body absorbs Liposomal Vitamin C efficiently without irritation, immediately strengthening the immune system and gut biome. The liposomal compound structure makes this easy absorption possible.

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Get Stronger. Save Time. Reduce Wear and Tear. Do BFR Training.

Blood flow restriction training, or BFR training, is an exercise modality that uses a manipulation of the body’s circulatory system in combination with light resistance exercise, such as body weight work, to achieve improvements in strength and fitness similar to what you get with high intensity strength training (traditional heavy weight lifting).

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High Tension: It’s More Than a Technique Requirement

I’m closing in on fifteen years as an RKC and I have been a college strength coach for nearly twenty years. What I can tell you is that 99.999% of the population have no idea what high tension is. They think they do, but they have no relationship with intensity.

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TRUE Strength: How To Develop Strength That Transcends The Gym

I remember how heavy and awkward that generator felt. As a strength athlete, was glad I lift heavy odd objects all the time.

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How Conor McGregor Should Have Trained To Beat Mayweather

Master RKC Phil Ross: How Conor McGregor could have trained to beat the odds

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How to Boost Growth Hormone, Strength Levels and Muscle Size Without Heavy Weights

Occlusion is more commonly known as Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) training. Restricting blood flow during exercise may seem counterintuitive to most trainees. In fact, many athletes take pre-workout supplements intended to increase blood flow to the muscles by creating a state of vasodilation. However, Blood Flow Restriction works better than any supplement designed for this purpose…

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