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    Barbell Programming for GPP w/ Dave Spitz of Cal Strength (Feat: Noah Ohlsen) | MWOD Community Video

    Barbell Programming for GPP w/ Dave Spitz of Cal Strength (Feat: Noah Ohlsen) | MWOD Community Video

    11/13/2014

    It is most definitely NOT a new idea. Systematically and methodically programming the barbell/strength training aspects of your Strength and Conditioning program (or GPP program) is the foundation of progress in the gym. Heck, every master coach I know has been beating me over the head with this idea for as long as I started listening. The problem of course is that nearly every S&C coach I run into is very savvy about building brutally strong people, but pretty clueless about building well conditioned people at the same time. Except for some prowlering, dragging, and sprinting, my experience with most…

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    Pathology to Function Part II: Moving beyond “flexibility” | Pro Episode #82

    Pathology to Function Part II: Moving beyond “flexibility” | Pro Episode #82

    10/28/2014

    Today’s MWod Pro episode is part II in our series about moving from diagnosis to function. If you recall in part 1, we noted that our athlete was missing full range of motion (including stability through rotation) overhead. Today we work backwards and examine her starting position. The MWod template is straight forward, before you go consulting an expert, make sure your athletes have full start, and finish positions. Like starting a dead lift with a rounded back is difficult to correct once under load, so too is reorganizing a compensated shoulder position. When Cawley and Evans originally proposed their…

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    The Essential Hormonal Primer for Women (and People that Know Women) | MWOD Community Video

    The Essential Hormonal Primer for Women (and People that Know Women) | MWOD Community Video

    10/13/2014

    We are back with the incredible Dr. Richard Lee of Gene-Solve for part II of his neuroendocrine/hormonal primer. Today, Dr. Lee talks to the other half of the room (women) about some of the gender specific implications of stress, nutrition, and diet on female physiology. If you follow the M|Wod, this video is essential viewing and one of the most important and actionable pieces of content we have ever produced. Not sure who Dr. Richard Lee is from our last video? You can check out his bio and the work he and his team do at gene-solve.com. Seriously, we will…