• Westside and the Log Press

    By Bob Jodoin –for Total Performance Sports The Log Press, overhead for a max single, is a very common strongman event. It is also instrumental in building great torso stability, as it requires the support of large loads overhead while standing. The benefit for the shoulders is great as the hand position emphasizes the same

  • Strongman Training Tips and Advice Parts 1 & 2

    by Bob Jodoin MFS and C J Murphy MFS This article will be the first in a two part series on how to train Strong Man events, We hope you enjoy them. Many people that start training for strongman have no idea what they are supposed to do. They just go to training and lift

  • Tire Flipping for GPP

    Tire flipping for GPP by CJ Murphy and Bob Jodoin This article is a brief rundown of how you can use tire flipping for Gpp. Lets go over some tips for actual flipping technique: 1. Don’t dead lift the tire. 2. Go fast. 3. Chase the tire. 4. Achieve triple extension. 5. Use your chest

  • What Should I Do?

        This issue has been covered so many times, I can’t count, but it’s still one of the questions I get asked all the time. The questions comes mostly from kids that train at the gym but it also comes from other coaches and athletes and usually goes something like this: “What should I

  • The Diesel Injection

    Hello everybody. My name’s Jedd Johnson. I’m from Diesel Crew, and love all strength sports, especially Strongman and Grip. Here’s a little story… I first met Murph in 2003 at his Massachusetts Strongest Man Contest. We got to his parking lot, saw his familiar goatee-covered chin and said, “Hey is this TPS?” He then greeted

  • More Band Tension

    By CJ Murphy for Elitefts.com A recent post by Jim Wendler about Jump Stretch band tension got me thinking about some things. Let me preface what I’m about to say is that by no means am I the guy who tells you that he squatted 800 pounds because that’s what my band tension made of

  • Protein Basics

    Over the next three months I’ll explain the three basic food categories and give you a better understanding of them.   The three basic food categories are carbohydrate, fat and protein.   Up first this month is protein. What is protein? Protein is what our body uses to build lean tissue, or muscle. Here are