Tag Archives: Trent Bender

PIT Workout Of The Day

Start with 10 minutes of foam rolling and dynamic stretching Kettlebell swings – 15 Kettlebell Thrusters – 15 300 meter run Pull ups – 10 to 15 Push ups – 25 Box jumps 15 Repeat 4 rounds Finish with 10 minutes of foam rolling and stretching

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Cannonball into a frozen pool

I spit some of my oatmeal onto my computer while watching this.  

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What Does Organic Really Mean?

  USDA certified organic foods are grown and processed according to federal guidelines addressing, among many factors, soil quality, animal raising practices, pest and weed control, and use of additives. Organic producers rely on natural substances and physical, mechanical, or biologically based farming methods to the fullest extent possible. Produce can be called organic if […]

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The Season For Pumpkin

It is that time of the year that we all start to see large amounts of pumpkins all over the place. Don’t just use them for decoration, put the whole thing to use and consume the meat and seeds. I bet a lot of you haven’t thought about just how good pumpkin is, but guess […]

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Salmon Salad

The other day I ran out of spinach, the typical base to my salads.  Rather than run to the market or change my meal idea, I simply did a salad without the greens.  It was delicious. This salad has baked salmon.  You can use turkey or whatever protein you prefer.  I then chop up jalapeno, […]

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Unconventional Sandbag Bear Workout

Watch Trent perform Sandbag Bear Hug Squats, Sandbag Bear Crawls and Sandbag Bent-over Rows with a 135-pound Digital Brute Force Strongman Sandbag. This workout blasts your core, legs, hips, glutes, back, abs and biceps.  Full body.  The bear crawls are no joke as you pull the weight of a small human forward between your legs […]

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Kettlebell Swings- Youth Edition

Learning to stay away from boring gyms and learning to work out with explosive power can never start too early.  Today we had some up and coming kids from the area over to The Pit to continue learning the ins and outs of unconventional training.  Check out some of the action.

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Do you have a mentor?

Mentoring and mentorship are important in any industry. I like to help those less experienced and younger than me when I can and it certainly helps to have someone more senior than you to guide you down a path.  A good mentor can really accelerate your career.  Check out this great article discussing the topic […]

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The USDA Organic Certification Process

As told through organic cheese production.  Really interesting.  Check out the excerpt and link to the full article below. Before it can be turned into cheese, organic milk must come from a certified organic cow. The organic cow cannot be given growth hormones or antibiotics, and its feed must be 100 percent organic. Organic feed […]

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Every Athlete Should Be Able to Juggle

Yes I know this may sound strange and goofy but just think about it for a minute and you will agree with me. When you juggle you apply so many different muscles as well as using your hand eye coordination which is a must-have for all athletes and non athletes. For athletes this can help out […]

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