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4 x 4 Circuit: Bench Press + 3 more

For today’s 4 x 4 circuit workout, you’ll warm-up with 5 minutes of jump rope and then 50 prisoner lunges. After that, rotate 4 times through the following 4 exercises: bench press, shrugs (barbell or dumbbell), single arm overhead squats, … Continue reading

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Strength Mob Apparel

Strength Mob T-shirts and Hoodies are available for sale!   Shipping to USA only. Please no international orders. Indicate Men’s Size S, M, L, XL. T-shirts are $20 + $5 S/H. Hoodies are $45 + $5 S/H. Please allow 3-6 weeks … Continue reading

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4×4 Circuit Workout w/ TGU and Thrusters

4 exercises rotated 4 times through: That’s the definition of a 4 x 4 circuit workout. For this variation you’ll do barbell thrusters, single arm preacher curls, kettlebell Turkish get-ups, and V-ups. Be sure to warm-up for 5 to 10 … Continue reading

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13 Minute AMRAP Workout

Here is a good 13 minute burner, designed in the AMRAP fashion. You’ll set a timer for 13 minutes and try to hustle through as many rounds as possible of the four exercises shown in the image below. Do the … Continue reading

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The ‘Mad Skills Exercise Encyclopedia’ Is Coming!

Support the ‘Mad Skills Exercise Encyclopedia’ on Indiegogo. I’ve got big news to share: The Mad Skills Exercise Encyclopedia crowd-funding campaign is now live on Indiegogo. But, you need to hurry up to support it, because it is only running through July … Continue reading

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Full Bore Circuit Training!

For this circuit training workout we are reverting back to our old-school structure of 2 warm-up activities, followed by 4 circuit exercises, and 2 “cool-down” movements. Rotate 3 times through the circuit exercises. Legs, back, chest, core… you name, it’s … Continue reading

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Circuit Training: 4 x 4 Workout Design

Simple format today: Warm-up on your own for 5 to 10 minutes, then rotate 4 sets through the 4 exercises posted below. Bam. That’s it. Grind on.

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15-Minute Workout: Rainy Day Burner

Ughh, summer seemed like it was just around the corner – now it’s raining cats and dogs in Portland. Need a cure for the gray weather? How about 15 minutes of painful pleasure? Ahem… in the garage gym of course. … Continue reading

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Garage Gym Workout: As Fast As Possible

Need to add some variety to your workout structure? Try this brutal variation: AFAP, aka “As Fast As Possible.” Take a handful of movements, determine how many sets you are aiming to do of each exercise, then try to get … Continue reading

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12-minute AMRAP Workout

Four exercises: Barbell push press, toes-to-bar leg raises, medicine ball cleans, and squat jumps. Do ten repetitions of each one. Rotate continuously through all four movements as quickly as you can for an entire twelve minutes. It will be hard. You … Continue reading

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