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Is The Get Up Enough For Your Abs?

I like the Get Up, or the Turkish Get Up. It’s a fine, fine exercise. But is it “enough” for you abs? Will it give you a strong enough midsection? Depends on who you listen to. And it depends on the individual performing it. The Get Up is great – there’s no doubt. Among other […]

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The Most UNDERRATED Method For Improving Your Snatch…

I love the Snatch. You should too. It’s a phenomenal lift. It uses the entire body and really smokes the heart and lungs especially when you go either light for high reps or heavy for low reps. And that’s the MOST UNDERRATED method of improving your Snatch. Heavy. Low reps. But don’t you even DARE […]

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These 3 Unconventional Ab Exercises Made My Swings Effortless!

…and they flattened out my stomach! Yeah, weird, I know, but true. If you’re not doing any “flexion work” (bringing your sternum to your pelvis) and you’re only doing isometric work (like Planks, side bridges, etc) then eventually your stomach will look like mine did – Protruding. Here are 3 exercises I did which incidentally […]

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The “Kettlebell Abs Myth”… (Don’t Fall For It!)

Have you fallen for the “Kettlebell Abs Myth?” You probably have. I know I have and I’ve actively helped keep it alive during my career. It’s quite simple and seductive, but oh-so dangerous… “With Kettlebells you don’t need to work your abs.” Sounds awesome, right? But it’s so WRONG! Let me explain, because I’ve gotten […]

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