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Pull-up Pyramids

Pull-up Pyramids The Pull-up Pyramid is an effective method for building work capacity and strength in the upper body. I was introduced to pull-up pyramids by Hall of Fame Wrestling Coach Matt Morris. He developed the system and has used…

Weighted Pull-up & Weighted Dip Workouts

Weighted Pull-ups and Weighted Dip are arguably the most effective exercises for developing functional upper body strength. The following is a brief explanation of several training methods that can be applied to Weighted Pull-ups and Weighted Dips. "Four Week Progressive…

6 Time Based Sled Workouts

Previous articles have focused primarily on workouts based on completing prescribed distances. This time, we'll take a look at workouts based on prescribed time domains. Links to Previous Articles: 9 Conditioning Workouts for the Sled More Fun with Sleds Measuring…

More Fun with Sleds

October 13, 2017

  More Fun with Sleds Some sports (and professions) require athletes to switch quickly between strength-based and endurance-based tasks. One way to address this demand in training is to blur the lines between strength and conditioning. This can be accomplished…

The Pullover

October 3, 2017

The “Upper-Body Squat” The Pullover was the first machine that Arthur Jones built of what would become fitness giant “Nautilus Inc” (he sold the first one in 1970). He claimed that up until the point, it was impossible to isolate…

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