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LWF Challenge Workout: Down the Hatch

This week’s challenge workout is a descending ladder and it’s going to take you right down the rabbit hole of conditioning training — you’re not going to be certain how you got there (because this is a sneaky one) but you’re not going to want to leave (because FUN). You can get away with one […]

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How to Lose

Last weekend, I lost. I am not a good loser. This is not an apology. I tend to agree with author Tim Krabbé when he writes, “Being a good loser is a despicable evasion, an insult to the sporting spirit.” Let me be clear, however: I did not throw a tantrum. I did not kick anything […]

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LWF Challenge Workout: The Oyster

The world is your oyster with this week’s challenge workout! Why? Because you have options to make this challenge your best yet. For The Oyster you’ve got a one-arm complex — complete all the reps on one side and rest as long as needed before switching to the other side.  You can choose a kettlebell […]

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LWF Challenge Workout: The Two-Fer

It is true that you don’t need a wide variety of equipment to get in a good sweat sesh; in this case, all you need is a pair of kettlebells and a stopwatch. “The Two-Fer” is a combination double ascending and descending ladder, and the weight of your kettlebells is going to be determined by how much weight you can […]

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LWF Challenge Workout: Climb Every Mountain

Last week during one of our powerlifting training sessions, my co-coach JVB and I were talking about being “photoshoot ready” and I told her this: “All ‘photoshoot ready’ means to me is that you’ve got nice shoulders — then everything else looks better.” It was a sort of throw-away comment but really, it’s true. So, […]

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5 Tips To Improve Your Turkish Get-Up

As far as bang-for-your-buck movements go, it’s hard to find one that challenges the body on as many levels as the Turkish Get-Up. For those unfamiliar, put in the simplest terms, the Turkish Get-Up is getting yourself up from lying on the floor face up to a standing position, all while holding a weight overhead continuously. Most of […]

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