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Tire Throws

We send Elias off to Connecticut for the new semester with an awesome unconventional variety pack of workouts.  Check out this clip of a tire toss Elias has with Trent. Throwing a tire into the air as hard and high as you can recruits massive amounts of muscle and demands exertion.  This functional movement gets […]

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Lose Weight / Gain Muscle With BISON

Bison meat is my favorite red meat hands down. It offers everything that beef does and more. Bison is a great for adding to any weight-loss program and for adding lean muscle. Bison tastes great! Bison I feel is the most flavorful meat I have ever tasted, with a sweeter and richer flavor than beef. […]

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Garlic is one of the most valuable and versatile foods that we can buy and add to our diet. Research has shown that garlic inhibits cancer-cell formation and proliferation. It helps lower our low-density lipoprotein ( LDL ) cholesterol and reduces blood clotting. With doing this it reduces the risk of blocked arteries and heart […]

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All right, here is another class in our continuing education series, Wild Game 101.  Antelope is as lean as chicken breast.  It packs a whopping 25 grams of protein with only 130 calories and 2.5 grams of fat in a 4-ounce serving.  It has a very moderately gamey taste to me.  I purchased my antelope […]

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Easy Salmon Dinner

As you know, I’m all about ease and health when it comes to cooking and here is one great example.  Bake 1-2 pounds of salmon fillets at 425 degrees for 20 minutes.  I add some garlic and herb seasoning (salt free) and red pepper that you see on top.  Steam some fresh or frozen veggies […]

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Noni Powder The Unknown Superfood

Noni powder is loaded with antioxidants, polysaccarhides, amino acids, vitamins, and minerals. It is all natural, with no additives. Noni is the Hawaiian name for the Morinda citrifolia plant, an evergreen shrub that probably originated in Southeast Asia and has spread throughout Oceania. It is believed that noni was a “canoe plant,” so highly prized […]

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Log Training

Log training is another natural way to spice up your training.  Log training is unconventional in current times, but many people, both past and current, lift logs out of necessity.  Lifting nature’s objects (see two of our stone training article here and here) is a difficult task due to the size and awkwardness of grabbing something […]

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Like Chia seeds, I add Flax seeds to almost everything. Flax seeds have a lot of nutritional benefits that should be added to your diet. I get the seeds and then grid them up.  This brings them back to life and makes them easier to digest in your system. I add flax seed to my smoothies, […]

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Sled Training with a Homemade Tire Sled

We rigged up a fat grip manilla rope, approximately 4 inches in diameter, to a homemade tire sled and added some 45-pound plates to it for a 20-yard pull.  This workout shreds your back, biceps, butt, quads, hamstrings and calves.  The sled ended up weighing approximately 200 pounds. You can build innovative workout tools for […]

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Favorite Training Shoes

Being in the fitness industry for many many years I know how important it is to have a great pair of training shoes. A running shoe and a cross training shoe both offer different benefits. The cross training shoe that I wear right now is the New Balance All Terrain, this is my outside shoe […]

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