How To: Metcon Better

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Let’s talk about how to get better at Metcons. A common question a lot of people have a few weeks out from competition is “why didn’t those met-cons go as planned?” Or, “why does it feel so different in the open versus how it feels during day-to-day training?” The truth is, when it comes to getting better at metcons, there are several aspects that we need to consider, and it really depends on what your limitations are. For a lot …

Mental Toughness

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What’s up guys Adrian Conway here and this is a brute shoot! It feels good for me to say that because it’s been a very long time since we’ve buckled down and gotten to a series of videos again that aim to inspire and educate the community, but we’re back again and I couldn’t be happier. What we’re gonna do is kick off this new series with something specifically speaking to mindset and the reason that we’re going to focus …

Stay Off the Sauce: Banned Substances

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A lot of athletes are slammed with the steroid stereotype. We’re big, so there’s no way it’s natural, right? Well, if you’re reading this blog, you already know that’s not true. MOST athletes keep it clean. MOST athletes put in the work, clean up their diet and do it the hard way. Why? Because cheaters are losers. Here’s to you, Brute fam. To staying off the sauce and ending the steroid stereotype. For in-depth convos with fitness industry experts download …

Prioritize High Intensity OVER Accessory Work

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Let’s throw it back to elementary school for a super quick vocab test. Accessory: a minor thing that can be added to a major thing. Accessory work: minor workouts that can be added to your major workouts Aced. 100% Gold star. Unless you flip flopped it. Accessory work should never be the majority of your fitness routine. Remember your roots: high intensity, power output workouts. That’s the good stuff. The stuff that’ll get you climbing up the leaderboard. And that’s …