In this episode of The Underground Strength Coach Meets Spartan QnA Joe DeSena answers the following questions: 1) What is the BEST way to prepare for The Spartan Race? 2) How many burpees does Joe do on average every day and every week? You’ll also see Joe going through his workout LIVE while our boys…… More
Around 2003 I read the book ‘Secrets of Soviet Sports & Fitness Training’, today is called ‘Russian Secrets…. Dr. Yessis wrote the book in the early 70s, before I was born I believe. I was amazed at how The Russians were doing smarter things 30 and now 40 years ago compared to The USA today.…… More
In this episode of The STRONG Life podcast I interview Matt Wichlinski, the director of performance at The WWE Developmental training center in Florida. +++++++++++++++ +++++++++++++++ Matt attended one of the earliest Underground Strength Coach Certifications and has always been on the cutting edge of training. He understands training unlike any other coach I’ve met.…… More
Is there a “Human Food Chain”? Does survival of the fittest exist? The way society shapes people and how to avoid being a follower, part of the herd….. Check out this conversation with Joe DeSena when we get to the top of the mountain after climbing the 1 mile Death Race Staircase. This. Videos. Is.…… More
I wanted to share and break down some of the most powerful times we experienced with Joe DeSena while filming and podcasting to give insight into Joe’s Spartan Lifestyle, the businesses he has built and why he decided to write his book, SPARTAN UP! In this Video you will see: – The bodyweight workout we…… More
In this episode of The STRONGCast, I interview Marty Gallagher, author of The Purposeful Primitive and trainer to Tier 1 Spec Ops Military Units in the states and overseas. ======================= If you haven’t done so yet, can you please: 1) Subscribe to STRONGCast on iTunes HERE – even if you don’t listen via iTunes, this…… More
You’ve asked what happened “behind the scenes” when me and my homies from Barbell Shrugged hung out with Joe DeSena for the day. Check out this podcast and the AWESOME behind the scenes footage of our day in the life of a SPARTAN. – The Barbell Shrugged Podcast – Behind the scenes at The Natural…… More
You can’t deny it. BIG, Strong legs are the ticket….. You wanna be as a strong as a house? Build the foundation. If you’re serious about getting strong, you’re always looking to refine the little things that make BIG differences in your performance. Check out these 5 tips for boosting your squat via Chad Smith.
After last weekends Juggernaut Strength seminar at The Underground Strength Gym in Manasquan, Brandon Lilly and I met in person for the first time. Although we’d been exchanging text messages, etc for about 2 years now, it was great to finally meet in person and here’s why….
How do we train at The Underground? The question is always asked, and the honest answer is this: Every group is different, every kid is different. I might have a general template for the crew to follow but each kid needs something unique and different and they get exactly what they need. Cookie cutter programs…… More