Bulldog Strong

"To be better today than I was yesterday"


Lower MXE Training

Agile 8
Movement Prep
Swings / Box Jumps / Power Lunge
Speed DL @ 50% 8×2 @ 30sec recovery
Squat 5×3 @ MXE
OH KB Rack Reverse Lunge 2x 6E
Anti Flexion Ball Transfer 2×12
Pulldowns, Dips, TRX Rows, Pushdown Circuit x 3
Sauna & Stretch.



Agile 8

Face Pull, Roller Push Ups, Lat Pulls

Bench 5×3

Low Cable Row 3×12

Alternating DB press 3×8

Bent Row 4×4

Floor DB Bench 3×20

Dips, Chins, Push up x crap ton.


Training log 4/9/13

Foam roll
MB figure 8 rot toss 3x3E
BB combo : Front Squat/Press/Row
100 airex pad push ups : timed
40 chin ups
TRX Y Pull 4×12
T raise 4×12
Dips 4×12

Training Log 4/6/13

Foam roll series
Conventional Deadlift – max effort
TRX Y Pull 4×12
Front squat grip reverse lunge 3x6E
Trap bar shrug holds 4x30s
KB Rope curls 4×12

Performance U Nick Tumminello

Take a look at Performance U – Nick is about as creative as they come!

Performance U. Personal Trainer Continuing Education | Nick Tumminello Fitness.

2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 4,300 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 7 years to get that many views.

Click here to see the complete report.

Michael Boyle's Strengthcoach.com Blog

I have posted at least five lessons from a book that is my favorite of this year, Inside Out Coaching. The following is Joe Ehrmann’s  adaptation of a poem I have blogged about before called Children Learn What They Live by Dorothy Law Nolte

Players Learn By How I Coach

If I coach with hostility- my players learn to be hostile

If I coach with ridicule- my players learn to disengage

If I coach with shame- my players learn to be ashamed

If I coach with sarcasm- my players learn to hide

If I coach with love- my players learn how to be loved

If I coach with tolerance- my players learn how to be patient

If I coach with encouragement- my players learn how to encourage

If I coach with empathy- my players learn to express their feelings

If I coach with compassion- my players learn to care…

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Dang cross fitters!

Michael Boyle's Strengthcoach.com Blog

Let’s face it, Crossfit is a controversial topic in the world of strength and conditioning. Crossfit gyms are springing up all over the world. They are cheap and easy to open, with only a weekend certification and a few thousand dollars worth of equipment. This appeals to many newcomers to the fitness business. You can be part of a rapidly growing trend and you can do it without great expense. I am not a Crossfit fan so some might view this piece as yellow journalism. I will try to keep my personal opinions to myself and deal with what is generally agreed upon as safe in strength and conditioning.

First, a little background. To be honest, I knew very little about Crossfit until I was contacted by representatives of SOMA, the Special Operations Medical Association, in 2005. Crossfit was their concern, not mine. I was asked to come to the…

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Just read this on Mike Boyles Blog

Michael Boyle's Strengthcoach.com Blog

Every week or so I want to highlight another gem from Joe Ehrmann’s Inside Out Coaching. I truly hope everyone who works with kids reads this book and encourages every parent who has a child in youth sports to read it. I hope it becomes a New York Times Best Seller. It is that important.

Very simple. The most competitive sport in America is…. drum roll please… parenting.

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Foam Rolling & Breathing Training

Don’t believe in Foam rolling or the importance of breathing while exercising? Here is some research to that might change your mind! Click on link below!

Bret Contreras is awesome!


-Have a great week!

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