The Benefits and Drawbacks of Strength Part 2

Back at The Outlaw Way Stronghold, John Dill and Rudy Nielsen sit down to discuss the benefits and drawbacks of strength… are there any drawbacks? Stay tuned to find out!

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0:00:08 Ladies’ fears

0:01:04 The aesthetics conversation

0:02:31 John’s neck injury

0:07:50 Why is there so much strength work in The Outlaw Way Gym Program?

0:08:34 Redundancy of movement for strength cycles vs random movement for entertainment value

0:09:46 How to make class more fun for your athletes

0:14:31 Does Tony Robins have a death squad?

The Benefits and Drawbacks of Strength – Part 1

Is The Outlaw Way’s CrossFit programming strength-biased? What are the drawbacks of strength? Are there any drawbacks? Stay tuned to find out!

0:00:02 John and Rudy play with arrows

0:00:31 The benefits and drawbacks of strength

0:01:00 Strength vs Size

0:02:51 Is Rudy like Prince?

0:03:26 Is The Outlaw Way CrossFit Programming strength-biased?

0:04:44 Talking to your clients about strength

0:05:58 John’s traps

0:06:22 Bodybuilders who can’t lift sh**

0:07:20 John’s definition of strength

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  • Logical lifting progressions designed to add overall strength and develop technical proficiency.
  • Constant exposure to more difficult gymnastic movements in a format that allows athletes different options for practice.
  • Conditioning pieces that challenge even the more accomplished athletes, and through strategic placement of movements, will still allow developing athletes the same metabolic stimulus.

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How Important is Technique?

Fully caffeinated and with impatient dogs in tow, John and Rudy sit down to discuss the importance of technique and how to most effectively communicate when critiquing athletes in the gym.


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The Ben Roberts Interview: Part 2

Welcome to part two of this two-part interview with Ben Roberts!

Ben is the Director of Sites at CrossFit Sua Sponte with two locations in North Carolina.

In this episode, John and Ben discuss some of the feedback they’ve received from both affiliate owners and athletes using The Outlaw Way Gym Program.

20.4 Strategy and Tips

Welcome to Week 4 of the 2020 CrossFit Open! The guys are here with your workout strategy including box jump dance moves, llamas, and the most pressing question of all…what shoes to wear.
 
1:12 The WOD
 
1:53 Box jump strategy
 
3:52 Breaking on the clean and jerks
 
5:18 John’s thoughts on PRs for this wod
 
5:57 TASK plug
 
6:52 Pistol strategy
 
9:04 Mobility Mobility Mobility!
 
9:25 Time cap strategy for mortals
 

 
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20.3 Strategy and Tips

Week 3 of the CrossFit Open is all about that posterior chain and the guys have got your tips and strategy!
 
0:50 initial thoughts
 
3:10 the hspu standard
 
4:20 Rudy’s tip for measuring your hspu
 
5:30 John’s tips for the deadlifts
 
7:51 Rudy’s hspu strategy
 
9:56 whatever you do… don’t do THIS
 
11:17 the handstand walks
 
14:43 repeats
 
16:52 Rudy’s prediction for 20.4
 
17:39 Rudy turns 26  

20.2 Strategy and Tips

In episode 2 of this year’s Open season, the guys discuss movement strategies and how to minimize transition times to get you that extra round in 20.2 as well as their predictions for 20.3! 
 
1:39 The workout
 
4:16 The two kinds of athletes
 
6:11 The thruster weight
 
7:38 The toes to bar strategy… (hint: don’t jump!)
 
9:39 How to minimize transition time
 
11:23 What to do with the double unders if you’re not great at them
 
12:07 Pacing… similar to 20.1?
 
12:57 Predictions for 20.3
 
13:39 Make the people hurt
 
 

20.1 Strategy and Tips

20.1 has arrived and the guys are back with strategies and tips!
 
1:11 The workout
 
2:15 Panchik vs Froning
 
3:20 Pacing for mortals
 
5:59 Should you muscle snatch?
 
6:37 THE NUMBER ONE TIP FOR BURPEES
 
6:50 Penalties
 
9:00 The row analogy
 
10:21 Snatch and burpee split times for finishers
 
12:37 Once you’re dead, you’re dead
 
12:58 Best time in the world?

Pre Open Logistical Strategy

Welcome back to another season of The Outlaw Way! In this episode, the guys get all hopped up on nitro brew and discuss the Open logistical strategy for gym owners.

0:24 John’s homemade nitro brew

0:43 Shameless product placement

1:01 Suggestions for gym owners

1:40 Programming surrounding the Open WODs

2:08 Athletes’ goals for the Open/ One and done?

2:41 Rudy almost gets stabbed

3:23 Mondays and redos/make ups

3:40 Saturday programming during the Open

4:45 Overall programming during the Open season

6:09 The number one goal for the Open

7:09 Highly-technical-video-editing-software-flex

The 2019 CrossFit Games Recap

Back at the Stronghold with Japanese whiskey in hand, the guys recap this year’s CrossFit Games.

0:00 typical f*ckery

1:23 recap begins

2:19 the clean event

3:38 the tie-breaker

4:47 THE CUT

9:48 greatest Games performance ever?

14:48 BACK TO THE CUT

19:48 John gets distracted

22:20 Rudy’s takeaway (how to win the Games)

23:13 John’s takeaway

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