• Diesel Injection Law Enforcement

    Functional Grip Training for Law Enforcement Personnel 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. Law Enforcement personnel are confronted with many physical challenges while on

  • Rope Training

    How to be More Awesome: Rope Training for Big Strength Gains When it comes to building Grip Strength, there are a couple of ways to do it. One way is to isolate the Grip. You can do this by working with Grippers, Pinching Plates, and doing Thick Bar Lifts in addition to your training routine.

  • Basic Nutrition for Fat Loss/Muscle Gain – Part 1

    By CJ Murphy MFS, C-ISSN I’m writing this article after a weekend spent with some friends in the industry who I don’t get to see too much. As we were sitting around at dinner, the discussion was to extremes as it usually is. Extreme is an overused word these days, but it applies here. We

  • The Pam Project – Second Installment

    Second Installment: Pam has been training hard and following her nutrition plan very well. We just did a body composition test on July 12th, and her results were great! Pam has dropped almost 4% body fat in around 3 weeks, bringing her to 19.5 %. We have updated her diet plan to keep her moving

  • The Pam Project

    We are starting a new feature this month (July 2010), The Pam Project. This feature will chronicle Pam Bello’s return to greatness. Pam Fitness shoot Pam is a former TPS client and instructor who also competed in fitness competitions. Pam was forced to take some time off from training, almost a year, due to personal

  • Grip and Forearm Training for Baseball

    This is a guest post by Jedd Johnson, from DieselCrew.com. Jedd’s passion is Grip training. He has competed in more grip strength contests than anyone in the US, and produced multiple resources on building world class hand strength. He is THE Grip Authority. When it comes to training the forearms for maximum performance on the

  • Carb-Cycling Basics

    Carb cycling is nothing new to bodybuilders but is not very common with nutritionists. They seem to be behind the times when it comes to getting results. It appears that most of them prescribe a diet based on your weight and not much else. They use a cookie-cutter approach to weight loss and don’t seem

  • Grip Feats at Work

    How to Be More Awesome: Grip Feats at Work This is a guest post by Jedd Johnson, from DieselCrew.com. Jedd’s passion is Grip training, has competed in more grip strength contests than anyone in the US, and produced multiple resources on building world class hand strength, he is THE Grip Authority. After last month’s column, Functional Feat

  • Fat Basics

    Fat is not your enemy! This is the third in a three-part series on basic nutrition. In this article we will discuss fat. Fat is an essential part of your diet but was made out to be evil and avoided at all costs by the mainstream media a few years ago. Thankfully this has passed.

  • Carbohydrate Basics

    Carbohydrates, or ‘carbs’ as they are more frequently known, get a bad rap. In the fitness industry there is never a middle ground. It is always to the extreme of one side or the other. As my friend Alwyn Cosgrove says, nobody ever says do some cardio, it’s always no cardio or all cardio! The