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MEN: WHY YOU SHOULD COME TRAIN WITH US AT DSD!

I remember when I first started as a trainee in the Men's DSD Strongman program four plus years ago. In my mind, I had decent lifting numbers on the big three lifts from training alone but soon learned my work capacity was lacking. At DSD, we're in and out of our training session in an […] Read More

Hello DSD, FFR and BCT!

I'm excited to announce I've joined the coaching team with DSD, FFR and BCT! We drove to Lamar, MO to attend a USAW-L1 certification course. I completed the USAW Weightlifting Sports Performance Coaching Certification. Thank you to Coach JC for believing and investing in me. Thanks to my amazing wife Robin for supporting me and […] Read More

USAW-L1 Coaching Certification Course

I wasn't sure what to expect but I was told to be prepared for plenty of hands on training. Practice cuing, practice movements and practice holding various positions. It's amazing how holding these positions taxes the body. I have a fresh perspective and appreciate. This two day course was helpful but the real difference was […] Read More

2016 Recap, Training Update and 2017 Outlook

Another year of training at DSD in the books. Over three years since I started and my mind and body are the best they've ever been. I'm 33 years old and am stronger, leaner and healthier than any other time in my life. I finished 2016 with my weight at 180Ib, down to 13.7% body […] Read More

Fall Update, State of Training and What’s Next?

We've been in our new house since the end of May and we love it. Things are settling down a bit, that includes the many goodies we have eaten. New larger kitchen is nice.... had my 33 birthday, summer time grilling... that translated to lots of food so I didn't quite lean out like I […] Read More

Weekly Training Roundup: TCC Most Fit Competition

Leading up to this year's Most Fit Competition I was determined to not let the stationary bike defeat me in the sense of overall milage. First, my aim was to beat last year's numbers which was 1.45 miles in five minutes. Mission accomplished: 1.85 miles. Second, I wanted to hit two miles which I was […] Read More