Strength Mob Workouts

A Lighter “Leg Day”

Every day is leg day. You’ve heard that one, right? Well, sometimes you might not want to go too hard on leg day. Maybe your back has been on the mend for a few weeks. Maybe your legs are wrecked from a beast trail run over the weekend. Maybe, you know, you simply aren’t feeling …

Strength Mob Workouts

Working Out Around an Injury

What’s up everybody?! The Strength Mob took a little a hiatus after I injured my back at a trampoline park at the end of last December. It’s all good though, and I’m getting into the swing of things again. If you’ve ever been laid up with an injury, I’m sure you can appreciate the desire …

Strength Mob Workouts

Pause squats for the win

Hey, hey, hey all you garage gym folks, I’ve got another Strength Mob workout for your at-home fitness pleasure. This session has some pause squats programmed into the circuit, as a variation on your basic barbell back squat. Instead of dropping down and raising back up with the same pacing, try to lower over a …

Strength Mob Workouts

End-of-summer workout

Shorter days and a fresh chill in the air – it can only mean one thing: The end of summer is almost upon us. It has been a rough few months out in the Pacific Northwest, with tons of wildfire smoke and not enough precipitation. I’m actually looking forward to the start of fall and …

Strength Mob Workouts

Bringing the heat!

I don’t know about where you are, but Portland is mad hot right now. Given the summer heat you might want to do this workout early in the morning or later in the day once the temperature drops. Have fun and be sure to stay hydrated! Adjustments: This workout shouldn’t require much scaling, as you can …

Strength Mob Workouts

Session 003

Adjustments: As an alternative to Cossack squats, try low side-to-side squats –  they don’t require the same depth or flexibility. Any type of single arm bent over row will work for the circuit – you can do it with a kettlebell vs dumbbell, or support yourself with one hand on a bench. If the L-hang feels …

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