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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The Outlaw Way Gym Program incorporates ten years’ worth of research and development plus hands-on experience in training athletes from beginner to elite. The program is constructed around three main principles:

  • 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.

By providing excellence in programming and access to subject matter experts, The Outlaw Way allows gym owners and coaches peace of mind and time to focus on their communities and build the relationships that will grow and sustain their businesses for the long haul.

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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.


Podcast Episode 6 – Implementing The Outlaw Way Gym Program: Interview with Ben Roberts (Part 1)

Welcome Ben Roberts, AKA Big Beasy to the show!

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

In this episode, John and Ben discuss the logistics and methodology behind utilizing The Outlaw Way Gym Program at two CrossFit affiliates.
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The Outlaw Way Podcast – Episode 3 – Tier 2 and Tier 3 Movements

This episode is a follow-up to the discussion on Tier 1 movements and how they fit within The Outlaw Way Gym Program.

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The Outlaw Way Podcast

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On today’s episode of The Outlaw Way, John and Rudy begin their discussion on the hierarchy of components in The Outlaw Way Gym Program and go in-depth on Tier 1 movements. They address common concerns among gym owners regarding their specific clientele and discuss why putting a glass ceiling on your clients stunts their growth… regardless of their perceived limitations and your positive intent in doing so.

When Should I Start?

“I want to jump in at a time that’s responsible for my athletes.” On this week’s episode of The Outlaw Way, the guys sit down to tackle the biggest concern of all…when to start. Also, is purple drank an illicit drug? Stay tuned to find out!

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0:06 John Dill is a hippie?

0:33 When should we start the program?

0:58 Where are we at in the strength cycle?

1:48 Concurring cycles within the program

2:41 Jumping in at the end of a strength cycle

3:29 Non-specific training

5:18 Changing the gym culture

6:15 Movement virtuosity and program structure for more accomplished vs. less accomplished movers

6:46 Is purple drank an illicit drug?

Why Should I Use The Outlaw Way Gym Program?

“Why should I use The Outlaw Way Gym Program?” The guys answer this question plus a lot more in this week’s episode of The Outlaw Way.

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0:19 Rudy’s Sportster

0:42 “Why should I sign up for Outlaw programming?”

0:45 John’s answer

2:46 “My community is different…”

2:59 “My head coach writes the programming”

3:44 What you get back

4:00 Is the program proven?

4:42 John gets triggered

4:53 Wendler 5/3/1 vs Outlaw

6:05 “I want my gym to remain my brand”

7:00 Al’s Burger Analogy

9:04 Writing different levels of programming for different groups

10:40 Coaches’ development

11:58 Summing it all up

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Class Structure

The guys are back again to answer all your questions on how to fitness people! This week, they cover general class structure using the new program and how to time everything to fit seamlessly into a 60-minute window.

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Affiliate Program Schedule

The complete Outlaw program schedule breakdown! In this video, the guys go over everything you need to know in order to get the best results out of the program and your athletes.

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The Outlaw Way Affiliate Program Introduction

The line of demarcation has been drawn! After a quick mobility assessment and a brief introduction to the new Outlaw Studios, the guys go over the general program philosophy and how it relates to your gym’s population.