My opinion on the Paleo Diet and Training Program

I don't think much about the Paleo diet because it really no longer exists. Paleo is mostly to eat clean food. And to eliminate things like legumes, grains etc. The Paleo diet will work I personally have a tough time eating lots of meat. I eat lots of eggs, nuts, seeds lots of vegetables, legumes, quinoa and some meat and chicken and drink tons of water my body just heals faster. But they have … [Read more...]

Brutal 420 Heavy Bag “Shouldering Slams” in 1 hour

Using a 70 LB heavybag to do what I call "Shouldering Slams" are a working mans strength builder. In the short video demonstrating how I do it, this is not a childs workout and don't let the weight fool you. I don't just do 3 x 10 like MOST people would, I would do this for 5 to 15 minutes straight non stop putting it to my entire body. But this short video was the start of the workout I … [Read more...]

Mountain Biking Steep Hills will Weaken the Strongest Man!

Part of my training is riding my mountain bike. Hold on, I don't get dolled up wearing the bike shorts, bike shirts, clip on shoes or a helmet! I go old school gym shorts, sneakers, sleeveless shirt and wear a bandana on my head. I don't ride the trails or even go off road I find the nastiest steepest hills in my area and hit them with vengeance. I can tell you I have NEVER seen anyone not … [Read more...]

The 8 Count Body Builder a Brutal Version

The 8 Count Body Builder is an exercise that people will hate to do. It combines a full body movement requiring a physical and mental toughness. I hear in comments how certain people in the military did these and that they hated them, some say they loved them. The problem I have is if people love them how come people talk more about the new gymnastic way of training or the¬†use of more one … [Read more...]

Complicated Bodyweight Routines are a waste of time!

INSANE 1 minute workout - can you survive it? Is the name of this video For years I have talked about the benefits of basic, simple high rep training for all around real world physical fitness. I also have talked on the benefits of keeping each workout to 1 to 3 different exercises. Most experts who write books or train people feel the need to have people do 10 or more exercises in a … [Read more...]

Brutal Manual Labor Workout

In the video I am using a hand truck a 120 lb heavy bag, a 40 lb weight vest 10 lb ankle weights that is 180 extra pounds I am dragging up and down a pretty steep 60 yard hill. I did the hill 10 times and it was very tough and it was the first time I done this in training. But I had to drag the heavy bag while wearing the weighted vest and ankle weights about 600 total yards just to get to … [Read more...]

Spartan Burpees

Everyone knows I love to do burpees I feel they are the most effective for conditioning and great to work on athleticism. Joe De Sena creator of the "Spartan Race" is a big believer in burpees and does 2,100 a week along with some rope climbing¬† and pullups. Joe has a book out called "Spartan Up" which I think is a good read. In the book he talks about doing 10,000 burpees in 1 week which … [Read more...]

A 35 lb Rock picked up and pressed 807 times!

I like to take one day a week in my training and do what I call a "Mental Toughness Day" I feel most people that train don't push themselves enough. Of course every single person that trains will tell you they work hard! They know what it's like to push hard. The more and more I talk to the average muscle head and listen to his training workouts and with my years of being in the gym, most … [Read more...]

Bodyweight Training – How Does Your Training Program Compare?

People can talk all day about their training program, if I can accomplish things like 10,000 burpees in a month 1,000 8 count body builders in 2:20 minutes 4,600 bench dips on 15" bench in under 2 hours Swim for 1 hour non stop Do 100 extended superman pushups in under 5 minutes 1,000 Sumo Squats holding a 35 lb rock without putting it down in 41 minutes. Run a mountain carrying an 80lb … [Read more...]

1,000 Sumo Squats and a 35lb Rock

Training for physical and mental toughness is tough! Most people have no idea why they train and what their goal is. With no goal you will never get results, because you will be switching from one workout to another never being satisfied because you have no idea of what you are after. I focus on very few exercises, over the years I have simplified my training so that I can get the fastest … [Read more...]