• 5 things that don’t work for your fitness plan – Part 4

    It’s time for our fourth installment of “5 Things That Don’t Work for Your Fitness Plan.” This month, we’ll talk about infomercial gimmicks. The television is a powerful tool in the marketer’s arsenal, especially at 2:30 in the morning when you are sleep-deprived. Infomercials boast of unreal physique transformations in only 30 days using the

  • You cheap bastards

    Grip Strength for Cheap Bastards So, it’s been about a year since I started writing for Murph and I have put out a ton of information related to Grip Training. I hope that by now you understand that Grip Strength, that is the collective strength in the lower arms from the elbows down to the

  • Basic Training

    This is a guest post by Jedd Johnson, from the Diesel Crew. Jedd’s passion is Grip training, he readily competes in grip strength contests, and has produced multiple resources on buildingworld class hand strength. He is THE Grip Authority. Squat, Bench, Deadlift, Muscle-ups, Snatch, Clean, Jerk, Curls, Ropes, Pull-ups, Push-downs, Climbing. What is the common thread between all

  • 5 things that don’t work for your fitness plan – Part 3

    It’s time for Part 3 in our 5 Things that don’t work for your fitness program series . Up this month is ” I just want to tone so I’ll use light weights because I don’t want to get too bulky”. This really applies to the ladies, but sometimes to the less than manly men. When I

  • Grip Conditioning

    Train Your Grip and Get Conditioned Too This is a guest post by Jedd Johnson, from the Diesel Crew. Jedd’s passion is Grip training, he readily competes in grip strength contests, and has produced multiple resources on building world class hand strength. He is THE Grip Authority. When most people think of Grip Training, they do not associate it

  • 5 things that don’t work – Part 1

    This is the first in a five part series on common misconceptions about fitness and achieving goals. I’ll name the five biggest mistakes you can make in your quest for fitness and tell you how to avoid them. I’ll do one fix each month. First up is the list, here are the 5 Things That

  • 5 things that don’t work for your fitness plan – Part 2

    This is the second installment of our five-part series on stuff that doesn’t work in your fitness plan. I said “stuff” because it’s just that, stuff. It’s not organized, it’s not based in science, it’s just stuff. Stuff doesn’t work. You need a plan, and you need to stick to it. With that said, our

  • Kettlebell Grip

    Tough Kettlebell Grip Shit This is a guest post by Jedd Johnson, from the Diesel Crew. Jedd’s passion is Grip training, he readily competes in grip strength contests, and has produced multiple resources on building world class hand strength. He is THE Grip Authority. I’ve said for years that Grip Training is one of the most important types of training

  • Fight the Holiday Weight Gain

    It is common knowledge that the average person gains weight over the holidays. Some studies say it is 7-10 pounds, and some say it is only a pound. Even if it is only a pound, over the course of 20 years you’ll have gained 20 pounds, and I’m sure it wasn’t muscle. Getting rid of

  • Tuna on the Go

    Tuna – easy, quick and full of protein. I was reading about this the other day in the Nutrition Action Newsletter and I though I would share it with you own my own words. (I always give credit when I use other work.) We live in an “on the go ” society and people often