Dynamic Sled Dragging Scarecrows

Dynamic Sled dragging can be great for general physical preparedness, and I love to use it for the younger athletes.  However, sled dragging should not be limited to simply running forward or backwards.  I was out shooting some video with Jim Smith of the Diesel Crew a few weekends back, and he must have broke…

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Homemade Equipment Directory

I led off the month of May – Homemade Equipment month, with a homemade tornado ball version that has worked great for me.  However, there is a wealth of information out there on this topic. Here are some places where you can find some great ideas: Thick Handled Dumbbells Thick Handled Dumbbells – Quick Fix…

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Try This Outdoors Workout

Our current training split allows for one day of creative outdoors training.  Our workouts center around gym progressions, however we have added in one creative day and seen some great results – both mentally and physically.  Get yourself outdoors on a warm day and try this one out. 1. Overhead Keg Throws x 10.  Mark…

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How to Make a Pulling Sled

I’ve received numerous questions about how to train athletes without a sled.  It is certainly possibly, but not optimal.  There is really no reason not to have a dragging sled for your athletes to train with.  Instead of typing out the instructions, I found a video clip that is helpful.  Mountain Athlete Sled Creation I…

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New Equipment Day – Part 157

Part 157 is an approximation, but it seems like we are always adding to our supply of training equipment.  A lot of it is homemade and works great.  I will be passing on some more homemade gripping equipment to everyone next week.  The newsletter subscribers will also be getting great information on how to make…

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Recent Newsletter Highlights – Crazy Training

A summary of today’s newsletter (free sign up on the right hand side!) Most of your week should be well planned and intellegent training, but sometimes it feels good to try something different!  I was intending to have one of those normal training days on Friday, but I forgot my crazy younger brother was coming…

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