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FFR Challenge Kicks OFF, Wk 1 Recap and What I Want People to Take Away After 25 Weeks?

Last week our Fit First Responder 25 week challenge kicked off! After a year of coaching and witnessing the last several months or so of last year’s challenge, I started to make a few mental notes I wanted to share. Each week we’re asking our first responders to consider some significant questions. Like, “Who are […] Read More

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

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

Training Update: Complete Destruction

  MONDAY: AM TRAINING BB Bench: 3*10*warmup 5*5*185 [thesis_block type=”tip” header=”Missing Bench? ” content=”This was the first time in a few weeks or so that we actually flat benched. I did my last few sets at 185Ib or 190Ib. I needed a spot to finish the last few reps. I’m not concerned about bench overall. […] Read More