Conditioning Work for Grip Power

Conditioning Work for Grip Power

The internet age has brought forth a whole generation of “grip guys.” When I say “grip guys” I mean the folks out there who do grip training…and nothing else! No curls, no squats, no nothing, just all grip all the time.This situation, of...
Greg Harden

Greg Harden

Mind strength is as important as muscular strength for high level athletes. At The University of Michigan, my head coach was Lloyd Carr and my position coach was Brady Hoke, but there was another coach, a guy behind the scenes, who was and is just as important: Greg...
Game of Arms

Game of Arms

Every couple years, armwrestling seems to make a comeback on TV. Case in point: There’s a new show on armwrestling set to debut this Tuesday (2-25-2014) on AMC. Check out these videos: NOTE: Sure, it wasn’t perfect but it was still a lot of fun to watch....
Three Things I Do Every Day

Three Things I Do Every Day

An advertisement for the Milo Barbell company¬† from about a hundred years ago stated “You can’t¬† be really strong unless you are really healthy.” At some point I will dig that out and post it on my Oldtime Strongman blog, but I bring it up because...
The New-Dad-No-Sleep-Workout

The New-Dad-No-Sleep-Workout

You may have noticed that updates have been a little sporadic as of late. You can thank this new 8 pound, 12 oz. bundle of joy:How could anyone get anything done with this guy asleep on their chest? Now, if you were to ask me what the absolute worst thing someone can...