Video: Hand Care

image source There have been quite a few questions thrown my way on proper hand care for training. Whether you are training strongman, weightlifting, or a recreational lifter, hand care is key. When I competed in the highland games the best piece of information I received was how to take care of my hands. If […]

4 Ways to Save Money While Eating Well

Image Source It’s important to eat well as a strength athlete. The core of our philosophy is that food isn’t just fuel; it’s also recovery. As fuel and recovery, food may play one of the most overlooked roles in your training. But I’m a real guy who doesn’t make a ton of money. So how […]

Creatine Monohydrate: Is It Right For You?

image source Creatine Monohydrate is one of the most widely used supplements in the fitness industry. Every supplement company has their own creatine supplement and claims on how theirs is the best on the market. Despite being one of the most researched and studied supplements out there are still plenty of misguided reports regarding creatine […]

Curried Chicken with Coconut Rice

I eat a lot of beef. A LOT. Conservatively, 8 pounds a week. And while I’ve never met a steak I didn’t like, sometimes I want chicken. This dish has a few more steps and takes a bit of time as compared to many of our other recipes, but the result is well worth it. […]

Mongolian Beef

I’ve talked about my love for takeout here in this orange chicken recipe and here in this beef and broccoli recipe. Not only is this recipe absolutely awesome, the sauce is fantastic. It can be used as a marinade for beef, chicken, pork and fish. You can cook broccoli, green beans, or carrots and toss […]

Hawaiian Ham {Crockpot Recipe}

Bromelain, an enzyme found in pineapple, has been shown in some studies to aid in healing. It reduces swelling, inflammation, and pain, especially in joint and tendon injuries. While the results are mixed, it doesn’t hurt to try to add a little extra into your diet. (To get major effects, you’ll have to take a […]

Video: Shoulder Mobility Help

Image Source This week’s video covers shoulder mobility. There are many ways to accomplish a task so in this video we go over three different modalities and warm ups to help keep your shoulders in working order. Check out the video below and get your shoulders up to training shape. Remember if you have something […]

The Benefits of Grass-Fed Beef

Image Courtesy of Bos Creek’s Facebook Page I believe in beef as part of the recovery process. Maybe you’ve heard that grass-fed beef is better for you, but haven’t done any research into it further. Maybe you know some of the benefits, but need a little push to give it a try. I, too had heard […]