Tag Archives: strength

You May Be Strong . . . But Are You Tough?

As a little boy, I was scrawny, weak, and prone to illness (much like a certain former president). For a… View Article

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Never Let the Sun Catch You Sleeping: Why and How to Become an Early Riser

“Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.” – Benjamin Franklin As a boy,… View Article

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Lessons in Manliness from Harry Houdini

Harry Houdini. “The Handcuff King.” “The Man Who Walked Through Walls.” Master Magician. Escape Artist Extraordinaire. Almost a century has… View Article

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Olympic Weightlifting: Master The Clean to Increase Overall Strength and Power

In the previous two articles, Sandbags: Unconventional Training Tools for Functional Strength and Unconventional Training Tools: Tire and Drag Harnesses, we… View Article

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Unconventional Training Tools: DIY Tire and Drag Harnesses

The tire and drag harness is probably the cheapest and most effective training tool in our arsenal. It’s simple design… View Article

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Combatives: Being Multidimensional and Employing the High Ready

Combatives is a term that’s currently being thrown around like the word tactical was in the 90’s. So, let’s start… View Article

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How to Build Your Own Dip Bars

You don’t need a gym membership to get a good workout. If you have space on your property and can… View Article

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The Woodsman Workout

ITS Tactical Editor-in-Chief’s note: This post was written by Brett McKay and originally ran on The Art of Manliness. Last… View Article

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The DIY Gym: 8 Pieces of Equipment That Will Get You Strong & Save You Money

ITS Tactical Editor-in-Chief’s note: This post was written by Brett & Kate McKay and originally ran on The Art of… View Article

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Sandbags: Unconventional Tools for Functional Strength

Not every athlete has the luxury of having a professional coach train them multiple times a week. Location, cost, work… View Article

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