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Part 4 of the Training Methodology series. This post talks about exercise selection and the importance of picking the exercises that give us the best exercise economy (bang for your buck).

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Part 2 of the Training Methodology series. In this post I'll describe the different metabolic pathways and why it's important to understand what we are training for and the modalities we choose to create training adaptations.

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Part 2 of the Training Methodology series. What is periodization and why should we have a structured plan of attack in our programming?

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Part 1 of a series on Training Methodology. How we train determines what results we get from our hard work. It is incredibly important to understand why we do what we do in our training to ensure our efforts are not wasted on faulty programming.

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This article is a slight rewrite of one I published in 2016 for my old CrossFit gym to explain to members our mentality. Most of our members from that gym still hold these ideals today and still lead the fight against weakness. Our Purpose is Pain: Why We Have a Scary Name Most people know that the Torture Chamber name was inherited from my father who originated the Lifting Club in the early 80's. What you may not know, is what it actually represents.  First of all, the name and the logo are meant as a warning. It is not...

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