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SpartanFIT Obstacle Course Race Workshop August 8th

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

To anyone curious why obstacle racing is one of the fastest growing sports in recent history…come to my workshop and find out! SpartanFit is a workshop to help prepare people for the ultimate human sport…LIFE! 9 am Start. It will be EPIC!! Reserve Your Spot: Reserve My Spot! The mission of Spartan is to rip people off […]

Xtreme Russian Kettlebell Workshop

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

Unlock Your Hidden Potential With Russian Kettlebell Training Kettlebells: Build ridiculous strength Boost your cardio Strip off fat like melting butter Give athletes a competitive advantage Have the uncanny ability to rehab injuries Make you better at your Olympic Lifts Improve your Thrusters You Will Learn: Tension skills for instant strength gains “Hip-centric” (McGill) movement, […]

How To Do A REAL Burpee

Saturday, December 27th, 2014

I must say, I cringe when I watch people do Burpees these days.  I don’t know why this incredible exercise now tends to get ruined and turned into a 1980’s worm break dancing move! I get that CrossFit and Spartan Races have this movement as part of their competitions so the competitors are trying to […]

 Spartan30 Squat Week 1

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

Week 1 goal: Improve Your Mobility Phase 1 of Spartan30 was all about getting into a Deep Squat, as in one where your butt gets all the way down to your heels, or more acurately, the back of your calves, AKA “Ass to Grass”.  The deep squat will help you maintain your hip flexion mobility.  Deep squatting using only […]

How to do the Hollow Position

Friday, November 21st, 2014

  This is a great exercise to truely strengthen the abs and to teach the body total tension.  The benefits are numerous.  The most obvious one is that increased strength in the abs and core body muscles.  It is fansastic for improving your strict pull up as well as aiding in development towards basic gymnastics […]

Spartan SGX Mohegan Sun Sleds

Saturday, August 23rd, 2014

Here we are at week 5 and I decided to shake things up a bit and bring the sleds out!  Sleds are such a graeat tool to really work on overall strength and muscular endurance.  You can push sleds, pull sleds, hook up TRX’s and do rows and chest press as well as many other […]

Spartan SGX Mohegan Sun Sandbags

Sunday, August 3rd, 2014

Week 2 of our summer Spartan Group X (SGX) program was a tough one! On Monday Coach Pinto put everyone through another variation of his Hurricane training! Hurricane Pinto II: 30:30 x 4 per exercise 20 lb Slam Ball Throw Mirror Cone Drill Dive Bomber Push Ups Squat and Rows with Resistance Bands 6″ Hurdle […]

Spartan SGX Mohegan Sun Round Two

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

After a great first time around at Mohegan Sun, Mike and I have been asked back for a summer Spartan Group X (SGX) training program! So welcome new comers and welcome back our returning Spartans! Since we had so many returning Spartans, we were able to jump into it a little faster. Day 1 – […]

Spartan SGX Week 9 – Rain Run and a Hurricane

Friday, June 13th, 2014

Torrential Rain and a Hurricane Is No Match For a Spartan! This week was about turning it up again to another level.  While we amped up the training with a hurricane workout (No, we didnt workout in the middle of a real hurricane!) we also worked on prepping the mind by doing our whole workout in the […]

Spartan SGX Week 8 – Metabolic Madness

Friday, June 6th, 2014

This week is all about upping the intensity, getting out of the comfort zone and starting to really increase the work capacity in the training program.  We are going for an overall improvement in our efforts! Metabolic conditioning has several meanings depending on who you talk to.  For us, I want to do full body movements […]

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