Author Archives: John

About John

John Welbourn is CEO of Power Athlete and Fuse Move. He is also creator of the online training phenomena, Johnnie WOD. He is a 9 year veteran of the NFL. John was drafted with the 97th pick in 1999 NFL Draft and went on to be a starter for the Philadelphia Eagles from 1999-2003, appearing in 3 NFC Championship games, and for starter for the Kansas City Chiefs from 2004-2007. In 2008, he played with the New England Patriots until an injury ended his season early with him retiring in 2009. Over the course of his career, John has started over 100 games and has 10 play-off appearances. He was a four year lettermen while playing football at the University of California at Berkeley. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in Rhetoric in 1998. John has worked with the MLB, NFL, NHL, Olympic athletes and Military. He travels the world lecturing on performance and nutrition for Power Athlete. You can catch up with John as his personal blog on training, food and life, Talk To Me Johnnie and at Power Athlete.

Bulking Revisted

John,  I am starting on Jacked Street and want to hit the Power Athlete Bulk Protocol. I remember you did a write up on TTMJ about […]

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Aerobic System For Football

Every muscle contraction in the body is the result of a molecule called adenosine triphosphate (ATP). When the ATP is combined with water it splits apart […]

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What It Takes

I get asked this question more than you can imagine by parents of young athletes. They seem to think there is a universal mindset that all […]

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Should I Use The Olympic Lifts With My Athletes?

The benefits of Olympic weighting and its transfer to sport are well documented. Any time an athlete can perform a movement that allows them to move […]

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Electric Muscle Stimulation (EMS)

Since I first started posting about Electric Muscle Stimulation (EMS) a few years ago, I have received numerous request for information on how to best apply […]

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Eating Healthy on a Budget

Hi John, Currently I am in college and this August begin a new job. For the first time ever, I will also have to budget my […]

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Grindstone

A few years ago I was approached by the CEO of a Fortune 500 company to design a program that he could follow based on Power […]

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Kate’s Chicken Parm

INGREDIENTS: 2 white onion (diced) 3 clove garlic (crushed) Organic crushed tomatoes with basil 3 tsp dried oregano 1/2 cup fresh Italian parsley 3 tbsp ghee […]

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“On the Go” Meatballs

“On the Go” Meatballs  Ingredients: 1 ½ pounds ground pork 1 ½ pounds ground beef (grass-fed) 1/2 cup almond flour 1 1/2 teaspoons of dried basil […]

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Gluten-Free Power Athlete Pizza

Gluten-Free Power Athlete Pizza Pizza Crust Ingredients: 1 cup water 1/2 cup grass-fed butter (or sub coconut oil) 1 tsp sea salt 1 tsp minced garlic […]

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Jalapeño Ribeye Tacos

INGREDIENTS: 3 lbs rib eye steak (grass-fed) 12 ounces pasture butter 3 tablespoon Olive Oil 1 cup smoked bacon, diced 1 Spanish onion, sliced 2 jalapeño, […]

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Argentinean Skirt Steak

Argentinean Skirt Steak Chimichurri: 2 cups Virgin Olive Oil Juice of 2 lemons 2 cups parsley (finely chopped) 8 cloves of garlic (finely chopped) 1 white […]

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Eggs & Sweet Potato Hash

Eggs & Sweet Potato Hash INGREDIENTS: 1 large shredded (unbaked) sweet potato 6 whole eggs 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon onion […]

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Roasted Marrow Bones

We started making marrow bones about 5 years ago after one of my favorite restaurants took it off their menu. The bone selection is key to […]

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Mustard Steak & White Rice

Mustard Steak & White Rice INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup Worcestershire sauce 4 tps yellow mustard 3 pounds top sirloin steak, cut into thin strips 2 cup cooked […]

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Uncle Dave’s Short Rib Tacos

Today’s recipe is inspired by old salty himself, Uncle Dave. He loves his short ribs and his slow cooker, so I thought I would share this […]

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Venison Cheeseburgers

Since I am still working through the venison in my freezer, I thought I put out another burger recipe for ground beef. The combo of cheese, […]

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Deer Sausage Jambalaya

Today’s recipe was born out necessity. A few months ago I went hunting in Texas and came home with a lot of deer meat. I had […]

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Mint Lamb Patties with Tzatziki Sauce

I cooked these up last night for dinner and they were gone before I went to bed. The kids loved them and I am not sure […]

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Bacon Garlic Guacamole

NOTE: Looking for the Power Athlete Steak Brine? Click here! This recipe is a twist on a dish from one of the local Mexican spots in […]

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Kate’s Chicken Parmesan

Today’s recipe comes courtesy of my wife, Kate. A little known fact about us, we each lived in New Jersey, at separate times of course. I […]

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Fried Egg Garlic Shrimp

You made it Sunday, our rest day of the week. Take a day off, sleep in and rest up for tomorrow. If you have some free […]

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Thai-Coconut Beef & Rice

You have earned a day off and another one of my go-to recipes. I usually make a large quantity of this on a Sunday and eat […]

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Eggs Benedict Burger

For our recipe today, I am giving you of the most dangerous meals I have in my arsenal. The reason it is dangerous, is because you just […]

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Spaghetti and Meat Candies

We find ourselves at the first Sunday in the second cycle. Enjoy your day off, and enjoy this recipe I have been playing with lately. Give […]

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Salsa Verde Beef Short Ribs

The gods have smiled on us and it is the last rest day in the cycle.  Enjoy your day off and our recipe of the week. Mine […]

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Meatza

We find ourselves at another Sunday and in the immortal words of my good friend and teammate, Kyle Turley, I am smoked. My legs and back […]

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Carnivore Burger

Here we find ourselves at another rest day. Take the time to enjoy your Sunday and reflect on the work you have done over the last […]

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Cowboy Up Omelet

And we find ourselves at another rest day, my space monkeys.  You have beat wholesale ass this week and deserve a solid day off and a recipe.  Last […]

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South of Miami Ribs and Southern Slaw

Welcome to your rest day, monkeys. You have more than earned it after the week you had.  To help you enjoy these days off, I will […]

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Power Athlete Dry Steak Brine

Power/Field Strong Athletes enjoy your first rest day.  You have put in 4-6 days of new training and have earned a day off. Down the line, […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-03-29

This is a rest day and the final day programming will be posted on this platform. So in case you’ve been living under a rock, we […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-03-28

For the final day of reload, we have 3 options to choose from. Option 1 is a short bout of GPP work to push the conditioning. […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-03-27

For day 5 of reload, we have some GPP conditioning to help you build a bigger base to on which to support your training. Warm up […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-03-26

We are pulling today during our reload…but only after we do a short bout of GPP and sprint work. Once you are done with the pulls […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-03-25

Wednesday is always our active recovery day, the reload week is no different. Take your time to work through these movements. The most important thing is […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-03-24

Day 2 in our reload week is putting the upper body on focus. Start with a good warm up and move to the iso-stability work. Then […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-03-23

And this reload week will conclude the end of cycle 9. On a personal note, I have always hated the term “deload”, so I use “reload” […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-03-22

If you have been following Field Strong or reading Talk To Me Johnnie for any length of time, you know that I am fond on pancakes. […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-03-21

This Saturday concludes the 9th cycle and the beginning of our transition to the new platform. You will be receiving an email about it and seeing […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-03-20

And we find ourselves back at another Friday for Jacked Street. We are going to hit our big vertical press followed by some CGB and supersets. […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-03-19

And with two days after St Patrick’s Day you should be recovered enough to kick the tires and light the fires. We are pulling heavy with […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-03-18

For active recovery work today, I want you to warm up as directed and move through the corrective movement prep at a good pace. I am […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-03-17

For St. Patrick’s Day, also known as Tuesday or the first big upper body push of the week, we have horizontal pressing followed by a ton […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-03-16

Today is simple, squat heavy and pull heavy followed by plyo conditioning and heavy trunk for extra credit with the static Compex work to make sure […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-03-15

St Patrick’s Day is a big deal in my family as it was the day my parents met and one of hte few opportunities my mom […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-03-14

For Saturday, we will have 4 options available for your choses. The first is a mix of another Oly complex with a short conditioning workout layered […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-03-13

For Friday, we have a true blue Jacked Street day in store. Warm up as needed with a big mix of shoulder stability work from every […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-03-12

Thursday is shaping up to a fun day. We are pulling heavy, squatting and do a bunch of upper back work to make sure we have […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-03-11

For active recovery work today, I want you to warm up as directed and move through the corrective movement prep at a good pace. These movements […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-03-10

Tuesday is our big push day and we are working that LP for the power athlete one and hitting a big single for power athlete two. […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-03-09

“You hear that? It is the sound greatness, you just have to listen and start running as it comes by.” My old coach would tell us […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-03-08

Salty Almond Macaroons Ingredients: 1 cup flaked coconut 1/2 cup sliced almonds 1/4 cup chopped macadamia nuts 1/2 tsp sea salt (or to taste) 1/4 cup […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-03-07

For Saturday, we will have 4 options available for your choses. Behind door number one, we have the nastiest parlor trick known to man with hang […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-03-06

Friday brings us to our volume upper day and we have some volume on tap for you. I have a brief warm up and plyo work […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-03-05

And with the arrival of Thursday brings our second lower body primal day in the week. We are pulling heavy deadlifts and then have a supplemental […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-03-04

Wednesday is active recovery day. I want you warm up for 10 minutes and then get the corrective movement prep and then active recovery work. The […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-03-03

Today we have our heavy upper mover day. We are going to bench on the linear progression for PA1 and the tens for PA2. We have […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-03-02

As with every Monday, we have a ton of work todo. Warm up as needed and then execute your clean warm up. Then it is time […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-03-01

This one can be skinned one of two ways. If you are on the “bulk”, add the whole milk and full fat Greek yogurt and go […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-02-28

Saturday gives us 4 options to choose from. As always you are not limited to just one option, but be smart and realize if you burn […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-02-27

For today, we have a few heavy pushes mixed up with a ton of body weight volume just for good measure. Take your time with the […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-02-26

Our second primal day of the week bring us squats and pulls. We have our PA1 following the linear progression with PA2 using their numbers from […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-02-25

Wednesday is active recovery day with corrective movement prep and with active recovery. I have two options, make sure you select one if not both of […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-02-24

For today, we are going to warm up, hit the tempo runs and bench heavy. I have drop sets and conditioning in place, so make to […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-02-23

Monday is always a lot of work. I am sorry that I am not sorry that they workouts have a few components and just arent over […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-02-22

Paprika Butter Skirt Steak Ingredients: 5 pounds grass-fed skirt steaks 6 tablespoons pasture butter (unsalted) 6 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 1 1/2 teaspoons smoked hot paprika […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-02-21

We have two special occasions to celebrate for Saturday. Power Athlete’s 2nd birthday from Wednesday and National Margarita Day on Sunday. With two great occasions to […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-02-20

Today could not be more basic; warm up as needed, execute your plyo work and then move to the vertical push and some unilateral accessory movements […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-02-19

We have a lot of work on the docket today, so we need a bit of urgency to get it all done. Warm up as needed, […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-02-18

First, off today is Power Athlete’s Birthday. This is the second anniversary of the launch of the Power Athlete site. Please take time to wish PAHQ […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-02-17

We are back on the upper body today with bench, upper body plyos and dips. This is about the perfect upper body workout for me. Simple, […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-02-16

And we find ourselves back on cycle 9 for the first day in the second week. We have a quick warm up with skill work with […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-02-15

@Luke hit me up last night for my standing rib roast recipe and I told him to check Field Strong. A few minutes later he can […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-02-14

Welcome to Saturday where Field Work is putting practice on Field Strong. We have a good warm up of NRU and wall walks. Always good to […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2016-02-13

Welcome to Friday or what is known in Power Athlete Nation as Jacked Street. We are hammering those big pushers in the hopes of creating cannonballs […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-02-12

Today we have a lot of work ahead of us. We are pulling heavy, squatting fast and doing a bunch of upper back work. I have […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-02-11

For today, I want you to warm up as needed, execute the corrective work and then get to the skill work and/or active recovery day. That […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-02-10

Welcome to day 2 of cycle 9. We have a warm up that I want you to focus on. The upper body plyo work is vital […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-02-09

Welcome to the first day of Cycle 9 of Field Strong. Cycle 9 is going to encompass everything we have learned over the last year and […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-02-08

Sunday Dinner Leg of Lamb Ingredients: 4 lbs bone in leg of lamb 8 garlic cloves 1⁄2 cup whole grain Dijon mustard 1⁄2 cup extra virgin olive […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-02-07

We have 3 options for today. The first option offers a complex of different movements. I want you to keep the capacity mind set and make […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-02-06

The Friday for our deload week is going to feature some conditioning. Take 10 minutes to warm up, then move through a simple movement prep before […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-02-05

For day 4 in our deload week, we are working on our pulls. Warm up as needed, hit the iso-stability work and get to deadlifting with […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-02-04

For our rest day, we have an active recovery day. First, with a warm up that focuses on stability followed by some fun dynamic movement. While […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-02-03

Today is day two in our downshift week. We have more iso-stability work with a movement warm up featuring…ninja roll ups. Really focus on getting that […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-02-02

And we find ourselves at at deload week. I want you take your time to make every movement perfect. The weights this week are not going […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-02-01

Mexican Meatballs with Guacamole Ingredients: Meatballs 3 lb grass-fed ground beef (90/10) 1 1/2 cups finely chopped fresh coriander 4 garlic cloves, finely chopped 3 tbsp […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-01-31

The testing week has put up some great PRs but also exposed some weaknesses. The best and worst parts of testing, is there is nowhere to […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-01-30

And Friday brings up to another set of FS tests. Today we are focusing on a heavy rep maxes in the press and pull, then some […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-01-29

For today’s tests, we are focusing on a heavy single and some conditioning work. I want to see your best in each test so plan accordingly. […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2105-01-28

We are taking an active recovery day today, so we can be ready for the rest of our testing week. We have the dreaded sandbag TUG; […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-01-27

Warm up as needed for these tests. Personally, I like to get my core temperature up, do some dynamic and Plyo Push Ups, roll out and […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-01-26

We come to the end of our plyo-centric cycle and we are going to test our ability to jump, lift and suffer over the coming week. […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-01-25

I have been asked the question “what do you eat before you train?” hundreds of times. As I always start to break it down, the look […]

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2015-01-24 Training

For Saturday, we have three options as usual, but if you take a look at option number 1, we have WDM 001 on the program. For […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-01-23

Friday we are pressing heavy, doing a bunch of rows and then hitting the plyo work with some extra credit to make sure we hit the […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-01-22

For Thursday, we have a dynamic pull with hops to broad jumps. Make sure you take your time in the warm up to get ready to […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-01-21

They cycle we have reserved Wednesday to get jiggy with the conditioning. We have three options today to work with. We have intervals on the implement […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-01-20

Tuesday is our big upper body push with plyo work and extra credit. I want you take your time and get some good work in the […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-01-19

For Monday, warm up, bang out your iso-stability work and then get to the step ups. Make sure you really focusing on perfection execution of this […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-01-18

Coffee Short Ribs & Brussel Sprouts Ingredients: Short Ribs 5 lbs. bone-in grass-fed beef short ribs 2 cups fresh brewed coffee (chilled) 2 cups red wine […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-01-17

We did some heavy dynamic pulls on Thursday and I wanted to get some more reps with the bar path for the snatch, which we will […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-01-16

Friday is another fun upper body ass kicking, so get ready for it. I want you to warm up as needed and hit some heavy doubles […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-01-15

For today, we jumping and pulling, so get ready. We have an oly skill warm up and some body weight movements to get your warm up’d […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-01-14

For today’s work, warm up as needed with the push ups and striders and move to one of 3 choices. We have interval work on the […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-01-13

Fives…on the close grip bench followed by more benching and supine horizontal rows. Warm up as needed with the a mix of shoulder mobility and vertical […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-01-12

Monday is our heavy primal day, so prepare yourself for triples in the FS. I want you to focus on the controlling the eccentric phase and […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-01-11

Surprisingly, I get more than a few emails asking what my favorite shake it. I always respond that water and Well Food Company GF Whey Protein […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-01-10

For today, we have three options. If you want to get jiggy with it, do option 1. If you are calves are sore from the Compex […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-01-09

We are working heavy clusters in the vertical press. Warm up as needed and then we have a fun 12 minute AMSAP just to make sure […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-01-08

Warm up as needed with pillars, spidermans, vertical pulls and slams. Hammer through this and get ready to train. For iso work we are priming the […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-01-07

And we find ourselves at Wednesday again with three options. We have intervals on the implement of your choice, hill sprints or prowler sprints. Try the […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-01-06

If you have noticed over the many months, there is something consistent in the power athlete program, rep maxes and drop sets based on those rep […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-01-05

Welcome to Monday and the beginning of week 5 in the cycle, and we have a fun day planned. We are warming up with some basic […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-01-04

Chocolate Whey Protein Bars Ingredients: 2 cup gluten-free oats 1 cup whey protein powder (chocolate or vanilla) 1/2 cup cocoa powder 2 cup Medjool dates, pitted […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-01-03

After a difficult week, I have three options for you. Option 1 is going to involving jumping and pulling. With option 2 being a ruck with […]

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Lessons Learned

Check out John Welbourn’s 2014 Lessons Learned…

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-01-02

For this Friday I want you to move fast through the workout and get in and out. Warm up as needed and get to work on […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2015-01-01

For today, we have a metric ton of work. Make sure you work through the warm up and are ready to take on our first workout […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-12-31

For Wednesday, we have three options available to the Field Strongers. We have a 300 calorie test, hill sprints or prowler push. Make sure which ever […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-12-30

For Tuesday we are shooting for some volume in the upper body. We have a good warm up to get you prepped for a ton of […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-12-29

As you can tell from the last 4 weeks, we are hitting some higher rep ranges and picking some different variations of the movements to prioritize […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-12-28

Sweat & Sour Meatballs Ingredients: 4 pounds GF ground beef (93% lean, 7% fat) 4 large eggs 1 large Vidalia sweet onions, about 2 cups minced […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-12-27

For today, we have 3 options. The first is a repeat of an interval we did in November, Fight Gone Russian. FGR takes your familiar format […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-12-26

Ahhhh…the day after Christmas is always a welcomed workout. I have some vertical plane of motion fun planned for today with a bunch of chest and […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-12-25

I have set up the training today so you only need minimal equipment. All you really need is yourself, a sandbag and maybe some DBs or […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-12-24

For today, you have a choice of three workouts. But while I have programmed three workouts, I expect you to only perform one of them. I […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-12-23

For today, warm up as needed with the prescribed work and head to the vertical push. We are working the push press, so lets get the […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-12-22

We are going back to one of my favorites in the world of strength training. Pausing at the bottom of the squat and taking all the […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-12-21

Eggies in Avocado Ingredients: 2 Avocados 4 Whole Eggs Sea salt & pepper Seasoning, optional Directions: Pre-heat oven to 425 degrees. Cut avocado in half, remove […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-12-20

This Saturday we are putting in some work. I have 3 options programmed for your lucky Field Strongers. Option one has a 5 minute on the […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-12-19

Today is a mixed day. I want you to press heavy, row heavy and then do some plyo conditioning to get the chest and triceps fried. […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-12-18

I want you to take your time with the warm ups and iso-stability. These are our bread and butter and help us to be able to […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-12-17

For today, pick your poison. You are either doing the intervals, sprinting or pushing. Make sure to get the warm up in before attempting any of […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-12-16

Today we are hitting the upper body from every angle. Take advantage of this to address and find any weaknesses or limitations you might have. The […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-12-15

We are staying with the “Rest/Pause” on the squat, but changing up the reps to try to keep the intensity. As always, your limiting factor is […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-12-14

Bacon Avocado Salad Ingredients: 3 cups spinach or kale (chopped) 1 avocado 5-6 pieces bacon, cooked and crumbled (reserve the warm bacon fat) 2 ounce goat […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-12-13

For today, we are putting heavy pulls at the front and center. We have this workout courtesy of Rudy at Outlaw. If you opt for option […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-12-12

Today is work on the vertical press and the horizontal row with the PP and BOR. Once you are done with the heavy stuff, get your […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-12-11

For today, we are squatting and pulling heavy. Warm up as needed and get your iso-stability work in, so you are nice and primed for the […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-12-10

For today, you have a choice of three workouts. But while I have programmed three workouts, I expect you to only perform one of them. I […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-12-09

We are going to split things up today by hitting up the upper body with some floor press and plyo conditioning. While these circuits might not […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-12-08

Welcome to cycle 8…made it. Cycle 7 could have been one of the toughest training cycles in recent history. You now have the distinction of doing […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-12-07

There are few things we take more seriously than lifting weights, lifted diesel trucks, steak, pancakes and eggnog. The following recipe has been brewing for several […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-12-06

For today, you have 3 options. You can do the lateral skiers and swings, take advantage of the SPP training or take a rest day. After […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-12-05

We have been working for the last 6 weeks for today. This is your chance to go for broke, as we have taken the appropriate steps […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-12-04

Today we have some abbreviated work in anticipation of Friday. We are going to warm up with some eccentric heavy hamstrings followed by plyo starts. From […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-12-03

Wednesday is an active warm up and recovery day with some interval training. This is the same as last week where I want 15 seconds hard, […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-12-02

Tuesday puts us at the light day in the PAMC. I want you to be just a little aggressive. I want you to push yourself a […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-12-01

Today is the beginning of week 6 and the final week in the PAMC cycle. Today is a dynamic pulling day mixed with some weighted jumps. […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-11-30

Eggnog is a pretty serious deal in my family, as my old man (aka the kid) has been making it for as long as I can […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-11-29

For today, we have 3 options. I figured after yesterday’s PAMC, you might need an additional day off. So it that is the case, take option […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-11-28

I know that today is Black Friday and you are feeling the pains of overeating yesterday, but we have some nastiness on the docket. So send […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-11-27

Today is Thanksgiving, so I don’t want to keep you in the gym for too long as there is food to eat and football to watch. […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-11-26

Wednesday is an active recovery day with a warm up that mixes up the stability work. Once you are done, pick your poison for the intervals. […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-11-25

We are back to the light version of the PAMC with 80 second time periods. This means I want you set the clock and keep those […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-11-23

For our explosive pull day, we are going heavy on the plyometrics and loading up the pulls with the deadlift and deficit pull. We are finishing […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-11-23

Pumpkin Bread Ingredients: 2 large eggs ¾ cup sunbutter (you may also use almond butter) ½ cup grade B maple syrup ½ cup pumpkin puree (homemade […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-11-22

Welcome to Saturday. I am sure your legs are feeling it from yesterday, so take your pick from our 3 options. Behind door number 1 is […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-11-21

Friday is the heavy PAMC day and things are going to get spicy. The time periods changed to 60 seconds rest. The weight is getting heavier, […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-11-20

For today, we are pulling heavy  with doubles. I want you to use the warm up and plyos to prep for the hang PCs. Once you […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-11-19

Wednesday is an active recovery day with a warm up that mixes so isometric holds with active movements. Once you are done, pick your poison for […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-11-18

For the first PAMC of the week we have a new wrinkle. We are going back to the 80 second time periods with a reduced load. […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-11-17

For today, we are going to back to some heavy pulls with the power variation of the snatch and snatch pulls. We are prepping these movements […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-11-16

Buffalo Ribs with Coffee & Garlic Rub INGREDIENTS: 5 lbs Buffalo Ribs (cut the racks in 1/2) 3 tbs Olive Oil 1/4 cup Fresh Coffee Grounds […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-11-15

For Saturday, I want you to warm up and pick one of the three choices. For option 1, we have a 10 down to 1 workout […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-11-14

Friday is PAMC day and I am throwing in a new wrinkle. We are changing the time periods from 80 seconds, to 60 seconds rest. As […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-11-13

Since we have Wade’s workout yesterday and the PAMC, I am cutting the volume back for today. We still have heavy hamstrings and broad jumps with […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-11-12

Wednesday is usually an active recovery day, but today is a important day to the Power Athlete Nation. November 12 is the day that Wade DeBruin […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-11-11

Welcome to week 3 of the PAMC and the place where things go from “funny ha ha” to serious. We have added a 3rd set to […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-11-10

And we find ourselves back at Monday and an explosive training day. We are starting with warm up and skill transfer for our dynamic movements today. […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-11-09

Meatties INGREDIENTS: 1.5 lbs Ground sirloin 1.5 lbs Ground pork 2 Large Garlic Cloves (crushed) 3 Whole eggs 1 1/2 cups Water (room temperature) 1 1/2 […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-11-08

For today, you have 3 choices: heavy work, SSP training or day off. Take your time with the Banded Walks and the BB primal with an […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-11-07

We are at the second week of the PAMC and you should know what to expect. Add weight to the bar if you completed all your […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-11-06

This Thursday has some heavy pulls and accessory work. With the volume and intensity of the PAMC increasing, we need to make sure we are hitting […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-11-05

Wednesday is an active warm up and recovery day with some interval training. This is the same as last week where I want 15 seconds hard, […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-11-04

We are in week two of the fight known as the PAMC. We are adding weight to the bar for this workout, so adjust accordingly. I […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-10-03

We are back at Monday and explosive training day. We are starting with warm up and skill transfer for our dynamic movements today. We are working […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-11-02

Blueberry GF French Toast Casserole INGREDIENTS: 1 loaf Gluten-Free Bread, cut into 1-inch cubes 1 cup frozen blueberries 1 cup pecans (cut into small pieces) 5 […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-11-01

For today, you have 2 choices: heavy field work or SSP training. Take your time with the Banded Walks and the BB primal with an empty […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-10-31

Today is a repeat of Tuesday with a small adjustment…we are adding weight to the bar. It doesn’t have to be a big jump, just need […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-10-30

Thursday is another dynamic pulling day to off-set the metabolic conditioning circuits we have planned for tomorrow. Warm up with the hamstrings and quick feet and […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-10-29

Wednesday is an active recovery day with a warm up that encompasses many different planes of motion and patterns. Everything from slide board PUs to working […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-10-28

Today is the first day in the metabolic conditioning circuits. I am pulling a page from Todd Rice, my college S&C coach. We used these circuits […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-10-27

This is the beginning of cycle 7. This cycle will be a mix of explosive/dynamic movements including Olympic movements, speed lifts, plyometrics/jumping and metabolic conditioning circuits. […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-10-26

Ground Beef Stuffed Peppers with Rice INGREDIENTS: 6 bell peppers (2 red, 2 yellow, 2 green) 8 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1 medium yellow onion, […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-10-25

And we find ourselves at the Saturday of our throttle back week, and we have 3 options. Warm up as indicated and pick your poison. We […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-10-24

Lets get some upper body volume with the 5th day in our throttle back week. Before you start lets get some iso-stability and warm up in […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-10-23

Today is Thursday or Day 4 in our throttle back week. We are a shorter warm up before jumping into speed pulls every 30 seconds. Once […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-10-22

Today is an active recovery day. I want you to take 15 minutes to jump rope and get warm. From there, we have corrective movement prep […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-10-21

Today is day two in our downshift week. We have more iso-stability work with a movement warm up featuring…ninja roll ups. Really focus on getting that […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-10-20

We find ourselves at our deload week. The last 9 weeks have been focusing on compensatory acceleration training for our primary lifts. The reasoning behind the […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-10-19

Power Coffee Rub Flank Steak Ingredients: 2 tablespoons chili powder 2 tablespoon brown sugar 2 tablespoon sea salt 3 tablespoon finely ground coffee 2 teaspoon coarsely […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-10-18

Saturday is the last day of this training cycle and we have a simple offering. Do option 1 with pulling and conditioning, option 2 with sport […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-10-17

Friday is Jacked Street and my goal is a fast paced workout that gets you in and out. Warm up as needed with the programmed warm […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-10-16

Today is all about pulling heavy. I have programmed a warm up, but feel free to add or subtract from it depending on what you need […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-10-15

After Monday and Tuesday, you are going to need an active recovery day. Take your time with the movements and work through the assignment with the […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-10-14

Like I said yesterday, we have to test the CAT. I did the singles today and was pleasantly surprised by results. But one day doesn’t make […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-10-13

We are coming to the end of the CAT priority cycle and it is time to test the training. Without testing the training, we have no […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-10-12

Wahoo Steaks with Papaya Onion INGREDIENTS: 6 wahoo steaks (8 oz) 4 tbsp coconut oil 2-3 tbsp sea salt 2 white onions (chopped) 1 large papaya […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-10-11

For today, we have three options. Option one entails jumping, pulling and conditioning. Option 2 is putting your SPP today at the forefront. So if you […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-10-10

Friday is Jacked Street. We are starting with heavy vertical pressing and then getting to some nasty work pairing the bench with auxiliary pulls in different […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-10-09

I know you have been waiting for Thursday to pul heavy. Well we have plenty of that on tap for you. Start with a sprint sequence […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-10-08

Today is an active recovery day. I want you to do something for 45 minutes. It doesn’t have to hard or fast, just start moving for […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-10-07

Tuesday is our heavy bench day and today is no exception. We have a trunk heavy warm up and some easy stuff to warm up the […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-10-06

This is the last week of our CAT wave, so you know what is on the docket, singles. Before you get there, we have to warm […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-10-05

Taquitos Fuertes INGREDIENTS: 3 lbs steak, cut into strips (I use GF sirloin) 1 cups extra raw sharp cheddar cheese (shredded) 3/4 cup corn 1/2 cup […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-10-04

We have been banging the iron these last few weeks so I am going to focus the conditioning today with a old fashion Power Athlete/CF Balboa/CrossFit […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-10-03

Friday is all about walking on Jacked Street and I have a fun one planned. We have heavy overhead pressing and CAT bench; I moved the […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-10-02

Today can be a long day if you don’t hustle. We have a sprint warm up and plyos and sprints to prep our heavy pulls and […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-10-01

Wednesday is our active recovery day. Walk, bike, swim or row for 45-60 minutes. This should be done at an easy to moderate pace. Keep moving […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-09-30

Tuesday is CAT bench with a few accessory movements to keep driving that adaptation. But I am throwing a curve at you by putting our sprints […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-09-29

Monday is all about squats and pulls. We have CAT squats and deficit deadlifts with a plyo prep. Make sure you fight for every inch on […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-09-28

Lamb Meatballs Ingredients: 3 teaspoons chili flake 3 teaspoons fennel seed 3 teaspoons cumin 3 teaspoons coriander 1 teaspoon cinnamon 3 lbs ground lamb 6 cloves […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-09-27

For today, we have two options. A heavy pull followed by complexes to reinforce the pull or SPP training. Which ever one you choice, go hard. […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-09-26

Friday has high volume vertical pressing and incline on the menu with a heavy dose of accessory work. We are prepping it all with a quick […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-09-25

Thursday is our heavy pull day with CAT squats with a twist. We are subbing in the front squat for triples with a bunch of hamstring […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-09-24

For our active recovery work today, we have the dreaded sandbag TUG. This will hammer the trunk, so take your time. These are not for time, […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-09-23

Today is our 25 reps of CAT bench. Before we start however, we have some sprint prep and hill sprints. I am extending out the distance […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-09-22

We are back at the beginning of our CAT waves today. You should be ready for today and know exactly what to expect with the CAT […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-09-21

Roasted Pork Knuckle INGREDIENTS: 3 large pork hocks (knuckles) 1 bay leaf 2 cloves of garlic, finely chopped 1 tbl sea salt 1 tbl blackpeppercorn 4 […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-09-20

We have two options today. The first one involves pulling, jumping and sprinting. Option 2 is SPP. If you have something specific to train for, this […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-09-19

Friday is “National Jacked Street Day”, so lets get to work. After the warm up and plyos, we have heavy vertical pressing. I want this to […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-09-18

Thursday is a heavy pull day. We are prepping it with plyos and some easy sprint starts to work on that forward lean. Once you get […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-09-17

Today is a skill and active recovery day. Take your time with the warm up and don’t be afraid to add anything you feel you need […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-09-16

Tuesday is our heavy bench with a dose of shoulder and tricep work. But sitting towards the end, are our zig zag sprints. Take you time […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-09-15

If you don’t like lifting heavy weights and letting the iron punish you, today you came to the wrong place. Warm up as needed and get […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-09-14

Cracklin’ Chicken INGREDIENTS: 8 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs (approximately 4 pounds) 1 tablespoon Diamond Crystal kosher salt 4 teaspoon ghee 2 teaspoons seasoning (garlic salt and […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-09-13

For today, you have 2 choices: heavy field work or SSP training. Take your time with the banded walks and the BB primal with an empty […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-09-12

And we arrive at Jacked Street for a fun workout. A nice warm up on the machine of your choice with some rotation work and stretching […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-09-11

For today, we have our heavy pull and CAT squats on the menu. Before it gets done we have plyos and warm ups. The warm ups […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-09-10

Wednesday is our active recovery day. I want you to walk, bike, swim or row for at least 45 minutes. This should be done at an […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-09-09

Today is simple, bang out some CAT bench with assistance work and sprint some hills. These are the fun days: big bench and fast runs. As […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-09-08

Today is all about hard work. Warm up as needed and hit the plyos. We are working on moving fast on the squats and digging deep […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-09-07

Blueberry Pancakes with Coconut Flour Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup Organic Coconut Flour 6 Eggs 3 Tbsp Honey 1 cup Coconut Milk 3 Tbsp Olive Oil 2 […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-09-06

We have two options today. The first one involves pulling and more pulling. Option 2 is SPP. If you have something specific to train for, this […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-09-05

Welcome to Friday and our Jacked Street workout. We have a warm up and upper body plyos to get you ready to hammer the vertical press […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-09-04

Thursday is a big pull day, so lets hammer the 25 reps with speed then get over to the five triples on the squat. The warm […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-09-03

For our active recovery work today, we have a banded warm up followed by skill work for our sprinting. These are classic track skill progressions, so […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-09-02

For today, we have our sprint sequence for warm up. This is the simple and short warm up and skill transfer for the sprinting we are […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-09-01

Monday is first week in our waves. We are starting the waves over again with 75% and working our way back up. The numbers have not […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-08-31

Red Wine Lamb Shanks Ingredients: 1 yellow onion, diced 2 celery stalks, diced 2 carrots, peeled & diced 3 garlic cloves, crushed 2 cups chicken stock […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-08-30

We have two options today. The first one involves sprinting, pulling and jumping. Option 2 is SPP. If you have something specific to train for, this […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-08-29

Friday is my kind of workout. Warm up with some plyos that prep the bench and press. A heavy press, CAT bench and some assistance work […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-08-28

Thursday is heavy on the pulls and fast on the squats with a big dose of sprint prep and plyometrics. Luke, the girls and I headed […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-08-27

Active recovery and some aerobic work is on the menu for today. After an extended warm up and some skill work with the Oly bar, take […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-08-26

You guys got a dose of singles in the squats yesterday. And the bench is following the same waves, so you have singles for the bench. […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-08-25

Monday is the beginning of the third week in CAT waves. As the name implies, concentrating on compensatory acceleration on the squats, pulls and jumps is […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-08-24

Chili Strong Ingredients: 6 lb Grass Fed Chuck Roast, cut into roughly 1/2 inch chunks 1/2 lb Bacon 1 Yellow Onion, chopped 6 Cloves of Garlic, […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-08-23

For today, you have 2 options. Option is working up to a 2 RM in the snatch, followed by a bar complex that demands a long […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-08-22

For Friday, we are hitting some reps in the vertical press, bench and unilateral DB bench. But before you get there, we have some new upper […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-08-21

We are focusing on a heavy pull with our DL and our CAT squats just to make sure you are not slowing anything down. Before we […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-08-20

Wednesday equals an active recovery day. All too often we forget about the aerobic component of the training, as hammering those anaerobic energy systems, ATP and […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-08-19

For today, we are working our bench with our second wave,by upping the percentage and dropping the reps. I want you to focus on compensatory acceleration. […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-08-18

And we find ourselves back at a Monday and another squat workout preceded by some form of plyos and jumping. Last week you did sets of […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-08-17

Kate’s Chicken Parm INGREDIENTS: 2 white onion (diced) 3 clove garlic (crushed) Organic crushed tomatoes with basil 3 tsp dried oregano 1/2 cup fresh Italian parsley […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-08-16

For our Saturday, we have 2 options: this amazing FS/Slam/Climb workout I did with Freddy Camacho and Chyna Cho a few years ago or your SPP […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-08-15

For Friday, take a short warm up to get some blood flowing and get to the upper body plyos. Think about speed and catching the ball […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-08-14

Thursday is shaping up to be an interesting day. We have a mixed warm up that addresses more than a few positions. Take your time to […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-08-13

This is an active recovery day, so take advantage with some aerobic capacity work. Start with the warm up and focusing on stability of the shoulder […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-08-12

Today we are prioritizing another movement, the bench. Even before the testing week results, I knew we need to give a lot of love to the […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-08-11

As we enter our next training cycle, we are prioritizing speed and power. This will include strength and speed work, plyometrics, with enough conditioning to make […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-08-10

“On the Go” Meatballs  Ingredients: 1 ½ pounds ground pork 1 ½ pounds ground beef (grass-fed) 1/2 cup almond flour 1 1/2 teaspoons of dried basil […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-08-09

We have 3 options for today. The first option offers a complex of different movements. I want you to keep the capacity mind set and make […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-08-08

The Friday for our deload week is going to feature some Field Strong conditioning. Take 10 minutes to warm up, then move through a simple movement […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-08-07

For day 4 in our deload week, we are working the bench. Warm up as needed, hit some iso-stability work and get to the bench. Once […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-08-06

For our rest day, we have an active recovery day. First, with a warm up that focuses on stability in the shoulder girdle then followed by […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-08-05

Our second day in the deload week is all about pulling some fast DLs. I want you to get set up and rip it off the […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-08-04

Today is the first day in our deload week. Start with 20 minutes of easy movement on the machine of your choice. If nothing is available, […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-08-03

Gluten-Free Power Athlete Pizza Pizza Crust Ingredients: 1 cup water 1/2 cup grass-fed butter (or sub coconut oil) 1 tsp sea salt 1 tsp minced garlic […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-08-02

Today is a Saturday and we have 4 options. A short dynamic/plyo metcon, some active recovery, SPP work or a complete day off. Which ever one […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-08-01

You have successfully completed two weeks of clusters and are finishing off with a short day or plyos and conditioning. We have our banded complex to […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-07-31

Today is your last crack at the clusters known as the Russian Stim. We have upped the percentage by 2% on the squats and added a […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-07-30

Similar to last week, today is a legitimate rest day. If you are feeling beat down by the training, pull out the foam roller, trigger point […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-07-29

For today, we have our banded warm up followed by some iso-stability work. Never under-estimate the power of the isometric hold. Then we are pairing up […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-07-28

You are entering week 2 of the clusters accumulation phase we affectionately call, Russian Stim. It got the name because it was based on a protocol […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-07-27

Jalapeño Ribeye Tacos INGREDIENTS: 3 lbs rib eye steak (grass-fed) 12 ounces pasture butter 3 tablespoon Olive Oil 1 cup smoked bacon, diced 1 Spanish onion, […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-07-26

For Saturday, we have 4 options available for our training day. But first, make sure you warm up and do your iso-stability work. After you execute […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-07-25

As I said on Tuesday, the day after the complex focuses on plyos and a short metcon. Make sure to take your time with the warm […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-07-24

Today is the second set of clusters. We have upped the percentage slightly and changed the rep scheme by a rep on the PCs. Remember to […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-07-23

Today is a legitimate rest day. I don’t want you to do much if you can. If you are feeling beat up, pull out the foam […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-07-22

We always run a day of plyos and a short metcon after the clusters. Take your time with the warm ups and iso-stability. Make sure you […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-07-21

Great job on the testing week. It will take us at least a week to go through all the information and start to make sense of […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-07-20

Argentinean Skirt Steak Chimichurri: 2 cups Virgin Olive Oil Juice of 2 lemons 2 cups parsley (finely chopped) 8 cloves of garlic (finely chopped) 1 white […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-07-19

We have had a very aggressive testing week up to this point…and today is no exception. We are testing your FS with max reps @ body […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-07-18

Today’s test is going to push you out of your comfort zone and require you to gut up the conditioning test used by NFL teams across […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-07-17

For today’s tests, we are focusing on single efforts. I want to see your best in each test for just a single rep. Warm up as […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-07-16

Welcome to day 3 of our testing week. You have successfully executed 4 tests and 2 controls for those tests. Today’s tests will give us a […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2104-07-15

For day 2 of our testing week, we have a muscle fiber test for the upper body . Then as a control for that test, we […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-07-14

If you have been involved in the Power Athlete community for any length of time, you know we are constantly working to improve our program. Part […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-07-13

Eggs & Sweet Potato Hash INGREDIENTS: 1 large shredded (unbaked) sweet potato 6 whole eggs 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon onion […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-07-12

For our Saturday, we have 3 options. Option 1 is a fun bit of conditioning Luke and I did the day before. Needless to say it […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-07-11

Today is the last heavy day in the micro-cycle, so I want you focus on completing all your reps at the given weight. We are 6 […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-07-10

Today is a light day by volume. Warm up as needed with the banded movements and transition on to your lifts. Once done, we have a […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-07-09

For today, we have a small departure from our regular scheduled programming. We have a nice solid warm up that focuses on stability in the shoulder […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-07-08

Today is a heavy day, in case you didn’t notice. Warm up, get your skill transfer done and move to your lifts. There are a lot […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-07-07

Today is a fun day. A quick warm up, some contrasting plyometrics and a light/reduced volume lift. I have programmed some conditioning as well. The conditioning […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-07-06

We started making marrow bones about 5 years ago after one of my favorite restaurants took it off their menu. The bone selection is key to […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-07-05

For today, we have 4 options. Number 1 is an Oly day with number 2 being more of a traditional CFFB workout. No matter which one […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-07-04

Our 4th of the July training is a light day in terms of volume but with some intensity with a retesting of the deadlift. Before we […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-07-03

Thursday is a heavy day and we have a lot of work to get done. Warm up and get to the skill work and start banging […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-07-02

For Wednesday’s work, warm up with this bar complex and get right to being a ninja. These skills take time to master, so focus…and have fun. […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-07-01

Today is a medium volume day for lifting, but an intensity day for sprints. With that in mind, take the time in the warm up to […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-06-30

And we find ourselves at Monday, which in the cycle is a heavy day. With a steady diet of FS, PC and clean pulls. Make sure […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-06-29

Mustard Steak & White Rice INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup Worcestershire sauce 4 tps yellow mustard 3 pounds top sirloin steak, cut into thin strips 2 cup cooked […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-06-28

For Saturday, you have 4 options to choose from. You can do the 5th day in the Oly cycle for your first option or some metabolic […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-06-27

Today is a light day when it comes to volume, so take to time to perfect the warm up and the plyo sprints. I want you […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-06-26

Today is a heavy volume day in the squat, pull and press. Warm up as needed, move to your skill transfer and plyos. Attack the squat; […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-06-25

For today, we are working our banded walks for warm up and bringing back focused iso-stability work before progressing on to some jumping. We are going […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-06-24

You should have a good idea about what weight you are going to use in the FS today. If you can add weight to the bar, […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-06-23

Today is Day 1 in the second micro cycle of our Oly-centric training program. I want you to be honest with the weights you have used […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-06-22

Today’s recipe is inspired by old salty himself, Uncle Dave. He loves his short ribs and his slow cooker, so I thought I would share this […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-06-21

For today, we have 4 options. First one, is warm up, cool down and head home. Option 2 is a fun variation of sandbag grace with […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-06-20

Today is the final day in the 3 week cycle, next week will refocus and see if we need to move the weights up or down. […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-06-19

Today is a light day…in a sense that we are not going to kill you will volume. We are saving that for tomorrow. Bang out your […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-06-18

Wednesday is all about getting our bodies recovered and ready for Thursday and Friday. I want you to warm up with a skill transfer inspired warm […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-06-17

For today, we have a big heavy day to hammer us with a ton of squatting. I have programmed warm ups and skill work, but if […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-06-16

For Monday, we are looking for a light day with reduced volume and intensity. While there is a warm up with plyos, the goal is to […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-06-15

Since I am still working through the venison in my freezer, I thought I put out another burger recipe for ground beef. The combo of cheese, […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-06-14

For today, we have 4 options. We have our medium volume day with the Oly lifts for option 1. and a 15 min conditioning workout for […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-06-13

Today is about reduced volume for our light day. I want you to warm up as needed for the plyos and sprints. When performing the plyos […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-06-12

Today is basic, warm up with the bar and get on to your skill transfer. Once you are ready, time to hit the heavy day like […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-06-11

For today, we are combing our skill work and movement prep to try to speed things up and get you out of the gym and rested. […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-06-10

For Tuesday, we have a medium volume day for our training. Warm up with a mix of speed and stability work and then lets get to […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-06-09

Monday is a heavy day with four lifts. We are starting our day with FS and moving to our pulls and vertical presses. You should be […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-06-08

Today’s recipe was born out necessity. A few months ago I went hunting in Texas and came home with a lot of deer meat. I had […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-06-07

For Saturday, we have four options with the training. Option 1 is going to give you the 5th day in the Oly training week. If you […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-06-06

Today is Friday and we have a day of reduced volume withs pulls and overhead squats making up our strength work. Warm up as needed and […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-06-05

For today’s training, the warm up is all about stability and mobility of our joints under duress. Move to the skill transfer work. This should go […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-06-04

Wednesday is going to look a bit different for the next 6 weeks. We are going to warm up and work a skill progression. Today we […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-06-03

For this second day, warm up as directed and get into the sprints. We are working acceleration today with our flying sprints. Once done, take some […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-06-02

The first cycle of Field Strong was all about getting familiar with the movements, and building a strength and conditioning base. From there we went into […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-06-01

I cooked these up last night for dinner and they were gone before I went to bed. The kids loved them and I am not sure […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-05-31

And we find ourselves at the Saturday of our throttle back week, and we have 3 options. Warm up as indicated and pick your poison. We […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2104-05-30

Today is all about warming up and getting some blood flow with two body weight movements. If you have time to get the extra credit in, […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-05-29

For today’s throttle back week, we are working on speed pulls, rows and full GHRs. Enjoy your back off day and think fast on each pull. […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-05-28

For today, the goal is to warm up with a nice walk, row or bike ride, complete the corrective movement prep and get out of the […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-05-27

For day two of the throttle back, we are working on some reduced intensity/volume in the vertical & horizontal push with a dynamic vertical pull for […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-05-26

Last week was the 6th and last week in our sandbag-centric second cycle. Before we start our next training block, we have a de-load week. The […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-05-25

This recipe is a twist on a dish from one of the local Mexican spots in Newport Beach, Sol Cocina. They use goat cheese and while […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-05-24

Here is another Saturday and for today, we only have 1 option. Today is the test for the end of the cycle and we are going […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-05-23

Jacked Street is being re-visited on this last Friday of the cycle. And I am more than a little excited. These the days the I look […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-05-22

For today, we are focusing on squats and pulls and moving Jacked Street to tomorrow. The PA 1 crew is squatting on the LP and doing […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-05-21

The benefits gained from the active recovery days are paramount to making progress in Field Strong. Lifting weights, sprinting and conditioning are fun, going out and […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-05-20

For Tuesday, we are going back to banded warm up and so lateral work for iso-stability. Then we have more plyos focusing on a lateral (unilateral) […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-05-19

Today is the Monday of week 6 in the sandbag-centric FS cycle. As many of you already know, the second cycle has been all about sandbags […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-05-18

Today’s recipe comes courtesy of my wife, Kate. A little known fact about us, we each lived in New Jersey, at separate times of course. I […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-05-17

Here is another Saturday, and as we have had in previous weeks, 3 options. Warm up as direction, do you banded movement prep and then select […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-05-16

For today, we are going to pull heavy. But before we do, we have to warm up and execute sprint prep. After you have completed these […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-05-15

Thursday is all reps. To start, I am having you find a 3 RM in the seated BJ. Watch the video for a demo. Sit on […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-05-14

Today is all about recovery. Warm up as needed and go through the complex I have laid out. This is similar to what we did last […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-05-13

For Tuesday’s work, we are going to re-test something we did at the beginning of the cycle, the Primal Mash Up. If you didn’t get a […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-05-12

Monday’s work is about primal movements. We are starting with bilateral squats, moving to bilateral vertical pressing and using a unilateral horizontal press as some assistance. […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-05-11

You made it Sunday, our rest day of the week. Take a day off, sleep in and rest up for tomorrow. If you have some free […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-05-10

And we find ourselves at another Saturday. We have 3 options listed below after the warm up. We are going with the band walks and some […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-05-09

For Friday, we have another basic day. Warm up as needed, execute the sprint prep and work on our starts. The flying start helps teach us […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-05-08

For Thursday work, we are going to warm up and hit some fun iso-stability. The PA 1 & 2 crews are going to find a 1 […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-05-07

For Wednesday, lets focus on upper body patterning and some active recovery work. Remember to take advantage of these active recovery days to warm up, focus […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-05-06

For Tuesday’s work, we are deviating off the LP again and adding in some new movements to expose some weaknesses. The feedback you guys give me […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-05-05

For Monday, our first training day of the week, we are mixing it up a bit. Both the PA 1 and PA 2 crews are doing […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-05-04

Time if flying by…it seems it was just March when we launched and now it is May. You have earned a day off and another one […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-05-03

For Saturday’s work, we have 3 options. Behind door number one, we have everyone’s most hated girl, Fran. Except this time, she decided to bring her […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-05-02

For Friday, we have another basic day. Warm up as needed for the sprint prep and bang out for the Intensity Hill Sprints. Once you have […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-05-01

For our Thursday training, we are going to stick with the joining of Jacked Street with a primal-centric day. The warm ups and iso-stability work are […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-04-30

For Wednesday, we have an active recovery day. The warm up is focusing on dynamic movements for the upper and lower body with a fun cool […]

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FIELD STRONG: 2014-04-29

For our Tuesday pull day, we are going back to the basics. Sprint prep in our warm up paired with iso-stability and followed by heavy pulls […]

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