COACH'S CORNER

The Top 8 Surprising Benefits of CrossFit for Kids

By Debbie Schmidt, Pharm.D., CF-L1 The benefits of physical activity in children are numerous and well known. Benefits such as strong bones and muscles, a decreased risk of diabetes and obesity and better academic performance just to name a few. But what are some of...

Body Fat Testing Comes to Valhalla

As a part of Ideal Collaborative the athletes of Valhalla Barbell Club receive perks that are unheard of in the realm of local and even National Level Caliber Weightlifting Programs. In addition to the In-House Physical Therapy, Fascial Stretching and over 20+ coached...

How You Should Feel Two Weeks Out From a Meet

by Jake Sterny I’m laughing really hard right now because the title applied to this piece is really a farce. No one person tends to feel the same as another when prepping for a competition especially if they are peaking. However, there are some similarities that I’ve...

What’s the BEST Training Split?

Good question right? Everyone wants to know what the best training splits are. What did Arnold do? Should I do that? How about Anna Kournikova? Just do what she did and I'll get the same results. Right? WRONG These specimens were born athletes. Copying their training...

Add 10 KG To Your Total In 1 Week

This 1 Weird Trick Helped Add 20 KG to my Total Jake Sterny After spending many years studying under a Russian Master of Sport in the barren wasteland of Siberia I have learned, “the secret” to improving your total. Over the next few paragraphs I will reveal just...

Weightlifters Need Strong Backs

Accessory Work (Weightlifters Need Strong Backs) By Jake Sterny It was the week of April 1st and Masters Nationals was being held in Buffalo, NY. Myself and two athletes that I work with arrived on Tuesday, but neither competed until later in the week, leaving me...

Trusting The Process

by Jake Sterny It takes someone very special or someone who has something very wrong with them to want to continue doing things that suck just to make the slightest bit of progress towards a goal. One thing you’ve probably heard is the phrase, “Trust the process”....

How Competition Can Help You?

Why you Should Compete by Jake Sterny This article is by no means an active plug for Cutthroat Barbell Club, but, if you would like to compete in weightlifting or at the very least try one competition(they will change your life) we have the best Barbell Club in the...

Steps To Resolution Success

By Jon Buschbacher It's that time of year again, where we think about the things we enjoyed during the past year and the things we wish we had done better. A cultural time of resolve, that results in the setting of goals and objectives. It's a good time to revive...

Holiday Survival Guide

by Jon Buschbacher We are well into the season of holiday weight gain. If you aren't careful you can put on quite a bit of weight before the end of the holidays and you'll be stuck wishing the New Year was here already! So instead of waiting until the New Year to get...