How to Cold Brew Coffee

Cold brewed coffee is becoming more popular on the caffeinated beverage scene. Cold brewed coffee is NOT iced coffee. Traditionally coffee is brewed by pouring hot water over finely ground coffee beans. The heat speeds the brewing process, helping the coffee to release the flavor and caffeine from the beans, resulting in coffee as you […]

Saving Money on Groceries without Sacrificing Nutrition

image via Groceries are one of the biggest monthly expenses for people, but especially for those who look to eat nutritiously. I’m sure you’ve heard it before: if you want to eat well, you’ll have to pay more. And for the most part, that’s fairly true. If you want to eat quality, nutritionally dense food, […]

Cowboy Rub [made with afroBREWtality’s Black Cocaine Coffee]

I’m a HUGE fan of Afrobrutality’s merchandise, gear, instagram account, and their line of coffee, afroBREWtality. In full disclosure, they’re one of my personal sponsors, but they did not ask me to write this, create the recipe, or share it with you. I believe in telling you about products that I love and that I […]

Spicy Corn Salsa

With summer fast-approaching, the Strength Agenda kitchen tends to shift towards fresh, easy meals with lots of produce. Buying in-season tends to be cheaper, and the flavor of all your veggies superior to the winter varieties. It’s still a little early for fresh tomatoes, so we tend to make a few bowls of this corn […]

St. Patrick’s Day Round-Up

Don’t let the day (or weekend) pass without celebrating in your kitchen. The Irish are known for hearty meals with plenty of meat and potatoes…a major staple in most weightlifters’ diets. Check out some of our favorites below!   Our Corned Beef & Cabbage Crockpot recipe Corned Beef Hash & Eggs (perfect for that leftover […]

Warming Up with Ben Claridad

We’ve been getting a lot of questions lately about warming up before training, in particular for bigger athletes. I want to start off by saying that I don’t think there should a big difference in the warm up routines between bigger and smaller athletes. The only obvious difference I notices is the amount of time […]

My Top 5 Favorite Dinners

My wife and I plan our meals out a week at a time, generally before heading to the grocery store. We find that this is really effective for both of us for a few reasons: 1) we save at the grocery store because we’re not throwing random junk in the cart, 2) there’s no “I […]