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PR & Chill: Strongman and Stress Management w/ Logan Gelbrich

By Colby Knepp | Wed, Dec 14

Max effort day; for most athletes, it's a chance to howl at moon, crank up the tunes and test their physical limits (safely, of course). But far too often an athlete can place too big of an emphasis on beating previous maxes and actually end up under performing due to self induced stress.

In order to keep your athletes focused and squeeze out every last ounce of potential, it's your job as the coach to help them keep things in perspective.

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How Strength Coach Brett Bartholomew Keeps A 10-Year NFL Vet Ready For Game Day

By Colby Knepp | Wed, Nov 9
 

GAME DAY! For us mere mortals, game day is a relaxing 24 hours filled with friends, laughter, buffalo wings, and hopefully a victory.

But for NFL athletes, game day represents the most important day of the week. An explosive, drama-filled couple of hours where they put their talents on display in hopes their team pulls out a victory (and they get to keep their jobs).

Much like our job performance depends on a few clearly defined metrics, a professional athlete is judged by how they perform on game day. Live up to the standard set by the coaches and they'll be coming back next week. Make a bone headed mistake and they may be looking for a new job on Monday morning.

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Master The Muscle Up With These Skills & Drills [Beyond Strength Ep. 1 w/ Dusty Hyland]

By Colby Knepp | Wed, Oct 26

Ah, the Muscle Up - the ever elusive holy grail of CrossFit movements. Nailing your first muscle up is kind of like punching your ticket into the big kid club at your local box.

You watch in awe as some athletes are able to string together big, unbroken sets of this highly technical yet simple gymnastics movement.

"It looks so easy!" you tell yourself, so you hop on the rings, take one or two big kips loading up your momentum like a shotgun, only to be stopped cold when trying to transition into the bottom of the dip.

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