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  • Run Towards Pain

      By Nick Barringer That which hurts, also instructs. -Ben Franklin I hate running. Maybe because I’ve never been any good at it.  But still, I hate running. Yet on this...

  • The Tape Test: It is more sensible than you think!

      By Nick Barringer, PhD.  When it comes to debated military assessments, there may be none that cause more fervent discourse than the dreaded “tape test”.  The methods used in the...

  • The Beauty of Burpees

      By Nick Barringer When it comes to calisthenics, there may not be an exercise both more loved and loathed than the burpee.   But what some might not know is the...

  • Stay Under the Bar

      By Nick Barringer A mixture of blood and sweat dripped from my soft callus free hands onto the hot gym floor. The aggressive knurling of the bar had torn my...

  • Fitness Communism and the End of Pull-ups?

      By Nick Barringer, MS, RD, CSSD, CSCS (EIEIO) The first time you achieve a pull-up is a substantial milestone in one’s life but today my friends that milestone is being...

  • Let’s Start a Revolution

      By Nick Barringer MS, RD, CSSD, CSCS (EIEIO) Everything can be changed…everything… the problem is not the “how” but rather the “why.” If you believe the “why” is big enough,...

  • Just Beet It

      Nick Barringer MS, RD, CSSD, CSCS (EIEIO) If you are an avid gym goer you have probably heard of or tried one of the many popular “NO” products that are...

  • Tim Kennedy’s Work Out – April 13, 2013

    Tim is back and laughing at your weak work out.  Want to step up your game?  Try this one on for size! Variation of fight gone bad. This one is fast...

  • The People That You Meet: At The Gym

    By RU Contributor Solomon G. Like many Americans, I spent some of my summer days cheering on our fellow countrymen and women as they reminded the world that we are top...