Do You Make These Deadlift Mistakes?

Benedikt Magnusson deadlifting just truck tires. o_0 (Courtesy: http://crossfit714.com/)

Benedikt Magnusson deadlifting just truck tires. o_0 (Courtesy: http://crossfit714.com/)

Deadlifts. The most feared and powerful exercise in my humble opinion. What other exercise could you make you feel fearful and exhilaration at the same time? Well, burpees come a close second. Continue reading

The Secret of Vince Lombardi’s Success

"Gentleman, this is a football. . ."

Back in the days of the late, great coach Vince Lombardi, the Green Bay Packers had a most interesting beginning to pre-season training. All the players knew that at the first team meeting, the legendary coach would waste no time getting straight to the point. Many of the men, half Lombardi’s age and twice his size, were openly fearful, dreading the encounter. The coach did not disappoint them, and, in fact, delivered his message in one of the great one-liners of all time. Football in hand, Lombardi walked to the front of the room, took several seconds to look over the assemblage in silence, held out the pigskin in front of him, and said, “Gentlemen, this is a football.” In only five words, Lombardi communicated his point: We’re going to start with the basics and make sure we’re executing all the fundamentals.(source) Continue reading