• 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

  • Nail Bending

    Five Reasons to Start Bending Nails Hi, my name is Jedd Johnson. I am a CSCS through the NSCA, an RKC through Dragondoor, and am co-founder of DieselCrew.com. Our website is dedicated to exploring the development of strength and conditioning for all athletes in all sports. Over the years, my favorite facet of strength training

  • The Plank Pinch

    The Plank Pinch for Scary Thumb Strength by Grip Strength Expert, Jedd Johnson, from the Diesel Crew. Jedd loves all forms of training and has written many articles about strength and conditioning. Check out his site,DieselCrew.com for more innovative training ideas. With the Halloween season here, it is time to build a piece of wicked equipment that we

  • Expand Your Carb Choices

    Bored with your carb choices? How many of you are tired of eating sweet potatoes, rice and oatmeal over and over again in your quest to eat healthy and avoid processed carbs? A lot, I’m betting. As you may know, carbohydrates are the body’s preferred source of energy. Lots of the carbs available these days

  • Self Limiting Exercsie

    Guest Post-The following is a guest post from Alwyn Cosgrove. AC is one of the best in the world at coaching and programming. Here is his take on an issue you don’t hear much about: Self limiting Exercise I was first introduced to the term self-limiting exercise a few years ago while speaking with Gray