“THIS GOES AGAINST EVERYTHING I’VE BEEN TAUGHT”

It's what I've heard countless times from people who come in to my facility
and ask how to make faster progress. Then they get results far beyond their
wildest imagination by doing exactly these unexpected things. If you're wondering
what that's all about I'll send you my free ebook of the 4 sacred-cow shattering
statements most people can't believe - until they see the results for themselves.

Make it Harder, Make it Easier

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I’m steeped in the world of behavior change. I spend a lot of time reading, researching, and experimenting with what makes changes stick. As a coach a small part of my job is helping people tweak their deadlift form, and a huge part of it is helping them make changes. It seems that everyone wants

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How to Start Bending Steel Like Superman

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There are several traits that Superman has that, sadly, you’ll never be able to acquire like x-ray vision, flying, or changing the course of mighty rivers, but there is one you can learn: bending steel with your bare hands. This old-time strongman feat is not only an impressive way to display strength and power, but

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How Long Will it Take?

The answer is a lot longer than you might hope for, but you won’t notice how long it takes. The other day a newer member at The Movement Minneapolis approached me with a question. Now the following isn’t meant to pick on him, as he’s the latest in a long line of people who have

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Pregression Is The New Regression

“I don’t like that word, regression. I think we should call it a pregression.” At that moment the roof of the gym parted, angels started playing trumpets, champagne rained from the heavens and a radiant light shone down upon us. My friend and client, Jane, had solved a problem that had been plaguing me for

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Success is Greater Than Failure is Greater Than Inaction

I knew as soon as the words left my mouth I regretted it. They weren’t my words, and I was just parroting back something I had heard way too often. “Just keep failing. Just keep failing until you figure it out.” Ugh. I wince just hearing myself repeat it in my head. It has been bothering

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This Is a Weird Bank Account

Imagine a bank account whose balance grows every day. The amount varies based on various factors like your balance and some of your financial decisions, but no matter what it always gets money deposited into it every day. This bank account has a couple more interesting features. You can spend as much as you want

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How to Lift Weights Faster and Smarter

The weeks since the Lift Weights Faster launch have been a blast with all the tweets, Facebooks, and emails about people doing the workouts. Twitter especially is full of the #liftweightsfaster hashtag. Ever since the book launched I have had an idea in the back of my mind, and I started working on it soon

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2014 Fitness Summit Presentation Resources & Links

Links and resources from my presentation at the 2014 Fitness Summit. How To Test Movement Using Biofeedback Free 12-Week Gym Movement eCourse Gym Movement Resources A Case Study in Asymmetrical Training

How to Use Biofeedback With Any Program

“The death of training programming.” That’s how I initially viewed things when I first learned about biofeedback training. Why would you plan things out that you couldn’t possibly predict weeks in advance when you could make better decisions in real time? Since then, with experience, I have learned that programming still has tons of value,

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Biofeedback Testing for Rowing

I looked across the gym and instantly recognized the strange lift. There was a guy doing a Jefferson deadlift. I wasn’t in my own gym, so how could this be? I legit had a moment of glory thinking that my quest to make the Jefferson deadlift universally known and adopted was reaching a critical mass

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