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Developing Strength and Conditioning Programs for the Tactical Athlete (pt.2)

Developing Strength and Conditioning Programs for the Tactical Athlete (pt.2) by Dave Bellomo, MS, PES, CSCS In part 1 of this article we defined the term “Tactical Athlete” as military, police, and firefighter personnel whose extreme tactical, technical, and physical … Continue reading

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Borrowing from Weightlifting by Chris Lancaster

A Few New Ones For the Max Kettlebell Enthusiast: Borrowing From Weightlifting I just finished reading a few chapters of Arthur Drechsler’s The Weightlifting Encyclopedia, with hopes that it might spark a few new training ideas for kettlebells. The good … Continue reading

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Stability Training for Strength and Power

Stability Training? I know, you are probably picturing some anorexic contortionist kid who works for Cirque du Sole` jumping and balancing on exercise balls. Before you send this article to the trash, hear me out. I completely understand that to … Continue reading

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Strength Tip 1 (of many more to come)

Try using a 2 inch thick bar for double overhand deadlifts as per Brooks Kubik in “Dinosaur Training”. It will help you develop a crazy strong grip for everything from strongman to MMA and will bring new life to a … Continue reading

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The Kettlebell Clean and Press for Total Body Strength and Power

The kettlebell clean and press is one of the best exercises for overall strength and power. Whether you prefer a MAX style clean (created by yours truly) or a Girevoy style, you will still be working in all three planes … Continue reading

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