STRONG Life ep. 250. WOW, believe it or not, we're 25% of the way to 1,000 episodes :) Jon Torine spent 17 years as a Strength Coach in the NFL and then continued to work with NFL athletes when he was done coaching as a EXOS consultant to help players transition from pro sports to "the real world". John's first Strength & Conditioning job was with Buffalo and then 3 years later he was with The Colts making him the youngest head Strength & Conditioning Coach in the NFL. This was … [Read more...]
Ray Lewis Talks to The Elon University Football Team
The Question Still Remains: "How much time are YOU Really Wasting? What would YOU do to make sure it's Your time" Drop a comment about this kick ass video from Ray Lewis! DAMN!!! Wake UP! --Z-- … [Read more...]
Top 10 Bodyweight Exercises Making You a TRUE Beast!
Lifting BIG weights feels awesome and there is NO denying that being a BEAST under a Barbell is critical for strength. You just can't deny squats, deadlifts, cleans, military pressing and the bench press. But.... Sometimes, the barbell just doesn't fit your needs anymore. Sometimes, your body craves the need for strength with JUST your own body. Sometimes, you get strong under a bar but can't move athletically otherwise. Enter Bodyweight Training for developing lean muscle mass and … [Read more...]
NFL Linebacker, Dhani Jones Trains Underground
Dhani Jones used to train with my homeboy Joe DeFranco....in a storage closet and sometimes outdoors on a Football field, flipping 600 + lb tires and throwing around Kegs. Today, Dhani Jones has his own TV show and "Tackles the Globe" while competing in the respective country's sport, many of which are combat sports. Check out some footage of Dhani below, and, notice how much of his preparation for each sport requires some unorthodox methods - combining these Underground methods with his … [Read more...]
Episode # 114: Just Another Warehouse Gym?
Watch as I take a trip to the north side of the dirty Jerzee, up to Joe DeFranco's warehouse gym. Not your typical warehouse gym. Thought's on what you've just seen? Post them below. Want to hear how Joe D trains his athletes and kills it? Click HERE. I witnessed college Football players thick bar benching 400 + lbs. I would listen to the Dude if I were you. Kill it! --Z-- … [Read more...]
Underground Strength Show # 14 – The DeFranco Record Board & Gym Tour
After I make the record board check out this rockin' gym tour and an inside look from none other than Joe D, a first time video tour of his pad! How ironic....years ago I was paying Joe D for a consult, today, we're good friends and I'm on the record board. I took action, what action steps are you taking to kick ass? Let's hear it in the comments below! --Coach Z-- PS - Time is running out to get into the November 1st and 2nd USC Certification. Who wants to Kill it? If you do, e mail me! … [Read more...]