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 …

Strength Mob Workouts

Return of the Mob

After a 5-year hiatus, Strength Mob is back! New workouts will drop weekly, so round up your crew and get ready to become fit-nasty. Some background notes: One goal of any fitness program is to help you be as active as you can, for as long as possible. As a result, you’ll see that much …

Strength and Conditioning

Tactics for the Well-Rounded Athlete

Being labeled a “well-rounded” athlete doesn’t sound like a massive compliment. It implies that you’re soft around the edges — okay at some activities, but not a super-star in any one. Yet for those of us who aren’t professional athletes, being well-rounded is one of the best accolades out there. A well-rounded athlete can hold …

Public Health

The Principle of 3 Fun Things

What makes a good day? Is it when you play hooky from work, and escape to the beach? Is it when the sun is out after a week of solid rain? Is it defined by going out to eat at your favorite restaurant? Perhaps it’s when you hang out with friend that you haven’t seen …

Strength and Conditioning

Why movement variety matters

Think back through your last month of fitness activity. Try to tally every exercise that you performed during that time. Can you count the different movements on one hand? Do you need two hands? Do you need both hands and both feet? You probably have a few of exercises that you use in heavy rotation. That’s …

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