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Special Operator Programming

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This is part 2 of a series of articles on special operator training. If you missed part 1, check it out here.  In this article I’m going to be covering the general structure that I use to prepare people for special operations selections programs and for active duty operators.…Read More

Speed Training for Football

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My understanding of speed and acceleration is deeply rooted in my track and field background. I was blessed with the inherit ability to run fast. At a young age, everything I did was based around the concept of speed. Every game that I played growing up had a speed component to it.…Read More

The BioForce Project

BioForce Project

Today, I’m going to share with you something I’m very excited about. Something I truly believe has an opportunity to change the fitness industry for the better. Before I tell you exactly what it is and why I’m so excited, let me first tell you about why I think it’s so important.…Read More

The Ultimate Conditioning Guide

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If you’ve been through a few of our articles, you may have noticed a common thread.  In fact, the majority of my posts are elaborations of a few core principles of conditioning and fitness. The truth is that having great conditioning really isn’t as difficult as a lot of people make it out to be, but it’s also much more than just working running yourself into the ground over and over again as far too many people often do.…Read More

Special Operator Training

special operator training


This is the first in a series of articles in which I will discuss the physiological and psychological aspects of special operator training. This series will introduce a conceptual framework for training these unique athletes effectively. Each article will give a deeper look at a different concept in the training model that I’m going to outline in this first article.…Read More

Combat Sports Injury Prevention

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Within the last year, countless fights in the UFC have had to be canceled due to injuries to one, or even both, of the fighters. Not long ago, an entire show even had to be canceled because of injuries and the problem doesn’t seem to be getting any better……Read More

The Truth About Supplements

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Tough Truths of Supplementation by Sol Orwell Examine.com Sometimes things are only amazing because they are new Usually, the first time a supplement is going to be used in a human trial the conditions of the trial are manipulated a bit to get a positive result. Now, this isn’t necessarily a bad thing, and it…Read More

5 Ways to Improve Your Conditioning


Getting in great shape might not be easy, but there’s more to conditioning than simply training as hard as you can. After all, if it was simply a matter of nothing more than hard work, professional fighters would never gas out. The following three tips will help you supercharge your conditioning and get the most out of your training this winter by training smarter, not just harder.…Read More

Strength In Motion Seminar Available Now

After a long wait, the much anticipated Strength In Motion Seminar featuring Charlie Weingroff, Patrick Ward and me is finally available now on DVD and instantly streaming video. If you’re a strength coach or trainer, this is one you don’t want to miss  Continue reading……Read More