Video: Another Hip Opener

Image Source Whenever someone shows me a stretch or recovery tip that I think is absolute gold I want to share it with you all. Tim Rawlings is a new lifter on Team MDUSA and showed me a great glute hip stretch using bands. After the first time I tried this stretch I felt like […]

5 Reasons Why You Should Be Eating Avocados

Image Source Avocados, some people hate them, some people love them, but you cannot deny how good they are for you. With the ever-growing number of health-conscious folks out there, some people try and avoid avocados because of their high fat and calorie content (14.1 g of fat and 138 calories) of this fruit. Yes, […]

Crispy Oven-Roasted Potatoes

Hash browns, home fries, baked potatoes, mashed potatoes…you name a potato dish and I generally love it. These crispy potatoes are awesome alongside a steak or grilled chicken meal, or even better with breakfast in the morning. If we have leftovers from dinner the night before, my wife likes to make these into a skillet […]

Are You Going Insane?

 Image Source One of my all-time favorite quotes is “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result.” I believe Albert Einstein said that and I think it applies to so many things in the world, but today it’s being applied to your mindset when training. When you hit […]

Perfect Pork Spare Ribs

There’s something about eating food off the bone. Turkey legs, chicken wings, and ribs: are there any better foods out there? I love ribs off the grill, but sometimes it’s easier to roast them in the oven. It’s less time-consuming than the grill (ribs need to be cooked at 275 degrees for 2-3 hours!) Instead, […]

Force Feeds: Sarah Robles

Image Source This month’s Force Feed interview is featuring a weightlifter who has reached the pinnacle of her sport. Sarah Robles is an Olympic Weightlifter for the United States and represented the US at the London 2012 Olympics competing in the 75+ kg category. She was the highest American placer at the Olympics with 120 […]

Implications of Training Both Strength and Endurance

Image Source Guest writer John Grace does it again with another solid article for The Strength Agenda. Check out his latest article explaining how training  for optimum strength and endurance is a lot harder than you think and how your body responds to the effects of this training. With CrossFit-style training becoming an extremely popular […]

Steaks with Easy Onion Gravy

Few things are better than a simply prepared steak. This is by far my favorite — salt & pepper, butter…and that’s it. Perfection. But this one with onion gravy is a close second. It’s hearty, tasty and filling — everything I need after a day with two training sessions. The gravy is great on the […]

Training Complexes: Why Do Them?

I get  questions from people as to why we do a lot of complexes and the answer is simple…to get better. But seriously I had the same question for Glenn when I first saw people doing them. The answer I got was pretty in depth so I will give you just the basics so you […]