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More Pull Ups in 30 Days – Your Complete Plan

We’ve been talking about Obstacle Course / Mud Run Training for the last few days. A CRITICAL part of doing well in these events is being able to do things like jump over walls, swing from monkey bars, and climb … Continue reading

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Mud Run Domination Workout

Got a Mud Run Domination – style workout for you today. It’s great to help you get conditioned for an upcoming race – incorporating short bursts of running with pull ups, lunges, jumps, crawls, and carries – or just shred … Continue reading

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OCR Training – Where to Start (2 simple HIIT workouts inside)

At the end of the day, fat loss, increased strength, and improved overall health are likely the primary fitness goals you’re after. And we can accomplish these goals with consistent, intelligently designed workouts and clean eating. Simple. Not EASY .. … Continue reading

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Explosive Strength + Farmers Walk Workout

The Metabolic Monsters workout I shared with you a few days ago was a hit. So got another one for you to try today! Let’s get right into it – # Explosive Strength and Farmers Walk Workout from Metabolic Monsters … Continue reading

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5-4-3 Hill Training Workout

Team FVT completed the San Fran Spartan Super last weekend: And I’m not going to lie – it was HARD!! Not so much the distance … 8.5 miles of running / hiking / walking is challenging, don’t get me wrong … Continue reading

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meet John :)

I am so proud of my personal training client John. When he first started training at FVT, he thought he was in pretty good shape, especially for being over 50 … he was about 220 pounds or so, and though … Continue reading

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NFL Squat Workout (don’t try this at home)

It was the winter of 2003. I had just finished my senior year of college football and was getting ready for the draft in the spring.  I had two college all-star games coming soon, prospects of the NFL combine, and … Continue reading

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weak, small, and afraid of EVERYTHING

Mike Gillette was one of the smallest and weakest kids in his class who grew up in a household over-whelmed by domestic violence and substance abuse. Yet, he overcame all this to become a real life action hero. It’s a … Continue reading

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44 Best Burpee Exercises Ever! [video]

This is one of my all-time favorite YouTube videos: My friend Funk Roberts demos 44 different burpee variations in it.  A few of my favorites are: – One arm battle rope burpees – Super wall burpees – Ghetto fence burpees … Continue reading

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How to Unlock Tight Hips

You might think that I do kettlebell workouts myself, or work with training clients for the majority of my days … but the reality is that there is a LOT of work I do behind the scenes … from writing, … Continue reading

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