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Tame the Tate Press

Looks weird, doesn’t it? This exercise is called the Tate press, and it’s fantastic for cheaters. And I am a cheater. Let me explain. Or rather, let my coach, Alex Viada, founder of Complete Human Performance, explain. “Though the number one method for improving the bench press is to spend more time bench pressing, when […]

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3 Ways To Bust Out Of A Training Rut

I’ve got a secret for you: Everyone, no matter his or her strength level or prowess in the gym, has experienced a training rut on some level. Training ruts are where PRs are harder fought, body composition changes are stagnant, recovery is lacking, or where enthusiasm for your training program has gone to die. Whether you start […]

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Unapologetically Strong Coaching now officially OPEN!

Whenever a potential member walks through the doors of The Movement Minneapolis, more often than not the reason they do is because they are urgently looking for something different than what they’re currently doing. Oftentimes, they feel like they’ve tried everything and had little success, or they had some initial success and then hit a […]

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LWF Challenge Workout: Trail Blazer

I can admit it: I might use what I like to call “loving peer pressure” to get my friends to join me in a workout. I can’t help it! I just want everyone to have as much fun as I do! This latest Lift Weights Faster Challenge Workout was filmed at CrossFit Center City, one […]

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How to Design Your Own Radass Circuits

Artists love to (and/or have to!) paint, composers spend hours creating music, and then there’s me: I really, really love to design full-body conditioning circuits. I was introduced to the art of it by my friend and mentor, strength and conditioning coach Dos Remedios, and the author of Cardio Strength Training. The only thing I […]

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LWF Challenge Workout: Drop It Like It’s Hot

One question my daughter often loves to ask me (one of many, since she’s 10 going on 18 and a wonderful and sometimes exasperating mix of curiosity and know-it-all) is: “What are your favorite things in the whole world, Mommy?” She asks me this question all the time but I’m not allowed to list the […]

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