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Alena Yancey – Warrior Athlete

By | 2017-01-11T10:30:58+00:00 June 13th, 2011|Categories: All Entries, Warrior Athlete|

Alena Yancey runs Battleborn CrossFit in Reno, NV. I have had the pleasure of working with her and some of her team over the past few years on developing the Warrior Athlete.  With permission, I want to share an email she sent me that I think perfectly exemplifies the heart of the Warrior Athlete in action. Coach - [...]

Chris Pumroy – Warrior Athlete

By | 2017-01-11T11:52:46+00:00 September 28th, 2010|Categories: All Entries, Warrior Athlete|

Chris Pumroy is a former Marine with combat experience. More than most, he understands what it is to be a warrior. Now as president and CEO of Tolero Endurance, Chris continues fighting for those in need.  On October 2nd, Chris is going to start the Furnace Creek 508 ultramarathon bicycle race - what is [...]

Video – OPERATION: GOOD SAMARITAN

By | 2017-01-10T11:40:40+00:00 December 27th, 2009|Categories: All Entries, Warrior Athlete|

Here is a clip from a recent Full Mission Profile. OPERATION: GOOD SAMARITAN was run at CrossFit Fort Vancouver, in Vancouver, WA.  Excellent gym with an excellent Coach (Adam). Enjoy. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MVzSFDW_sYs[/youtube]

Guerrilla Training in Alaska

By | 2017-01-10T11:40:39+00:00 August 16th, 2009|Categories: Warrior Athlete|

True functional training should be realized in the real world. The unconventional mindset of Guerrilla Training tests your ability to move outside the gym to the outdoors where the landscape offers limitless challenges. This is a short video of some examples of objects I used when on a trip to Alaska recently. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NSSW40Ldrag[/youtube]

Warrior Athlete – Max Fernandez

By | 2017-01-11T18:45:04+00:00 April 22nd, 2009|Categories: All Entries, Warrior Athlete|

By: Aly Willier The face of a Warrior can take on many different looks. No matter how it appears, whether as a soldier, an athlete, or anything else,  it depicts an individual that prepares themselves to fight against all odds and pulls from deep within to bring out their best capabilities. Being a warrior goes beyond [...]

Warrior Athlete – Rory McKernan

By | 2017-01-11T19:07:22+00:00 April 22nd, 2009|Categories: All Entries, Warrior Athlete|

By: Aly Willier The face of a Warrior can take on many different looks. No matter how it appears, whether as a soldier, an athlete, or anything else,  it depicts an individual that prepares themselves to fight against all odds and pulls from deep within to bring out their best capabilities. Being a warrior goes [...]

KB Windmills

By | 2017-01-10T11:40:40+00:00 March 24th, 2009|Categories: All Entries, Warrior Athlete|

The Kettlebell Windmill is a great warm-up exercise. This is part of a series of posts which will be added to the workout techniques section.  I will be adding static photos and in-depth directions at a later date.  For now, I wanted to get these videos up for all of you on the free training program. [...]

Dumbbell Complex

By | 2017-01-11T19:32:02+00:00 January 4th, 2009|Categories: All Entries, Training Tips, Warrior Athlete|Tags: , , |

Here's a new one that is fun and effective. This training method merges a group of simple exercises into a more complex movement, ergo the name "complex". Today I want to introduce something I've been using in my training for some time now. I call it the Dumbbell Complex and it goes like this: Push Up [...]

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