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Overcoming Obstacles: Meet the Monsters

The point in any story where the hero is forced to overcome obstacles is always compelling to us because it is the point where they're forced to grow. As a society, the typical heroes are athletes, entrepreneurs, artists, and occasionally politicians. But we are all...

Competitors programming 1/21-1/27

Monday - Gymnastics Conditioning Gymnastic Conditioning Ascending Ladder for 5 Minutes: 1 Devils Press (50's/35's), 1 Bar Muscle-Up 2 Devils Press (50's/35's), 2 Bar Muscle-Up 3 Devils Press (50's/35's), 3 Bar Muscle-Up Context: work at a pace that will enable you to...

The X-Project Member Journal: “Making No Excuses” Aura’s Story

You want to know what making no excuses looks like? You want to know what it is like to be a single mom of four kids WITH a full time management position job & still commit to her own health? Meet Aura, a 41 year old mom who embodies commitment, discipline,...

Low Back Pain When Deadlifting? Start With Good Mornings

The good morning was one of the first strength exercises i did during my first 3 months of recover from my L5S1 herniated disc. Why is it such a great movement if you have low back pain? #1. It’s very similar to movements such as the Romanian deadlift or high hip...

Competitors Programming 1/14-1/20

Monday - gymnastics day AMRAP 10: 2 Rounds of "Strict Cindy" 50' Handstand Walk context: the intention here is to improve strict gymnastics and then perform a high level gymnastic skill while your muscles are under fatigue; like walking on your hands. Intentionally go...

Introduction to Level Method

Have you noticed the large 'coming soon' banner on the wall in the gym? Have you heard Michael mention the Level Method tests? In this video, Michael gives you a formal introduction of Level Method and how we will be incorporating it to better support the goals and...