The Real Hatch Squat Cycle

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For the last 20 years, the “Hatch Squat Cycle” has become synonymous with being one of the go-to programmed squat cycles that are known to be both brutal and successful for building leg strength.   As a 17 year athlete of the legendary Gayle Hatch, I am here to finally set the record straight. This squat cycle is NOT even close to anything I have ever done in my career and is in no way, shape, or form a reflection of …

Adrian Conway VLOG EP. 2: 6:58/ mile pace for HOW MANY MILES?

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Another day at the grind… In episode 2, I get into some sauna thoughts – Why being flexible with your schedule will serve you better than a rigid daily routine. I also dive into some good ole fashion training from the Brute Games Prep program. With a busy day on the books, I share some of my strategies to fit an entire day of training into one session while the kids are down for a nap. Is it optimal? No… …

8 Exercises to Avoid as a Pregnant Athlete

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It’s time to debunk the fact from the fiction about what REALLY are the high-intensity functional exercises you shouldn’t do during pregnancy, and WHY. 1. EXERCISES FOR TIME This is no longer a race. Don’t be tempted to ever choose intensity over the integrity of movement. You’re now working out with different principles in mind. My feeling is as most of us haven’t got a lot of experience exercising whilst pregnant, most of us can’t be absolutely certain we aren’t …

BRUTE Showdown Fitness Battle Events 20.5 – 20.8

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EVENT 20.5 Elite Division 3 Rounds for Time: 30 Wallball (20/14) (10/9) 30 Hang Power Clean (95/65) 30/20 Cal Bike (Must be Assault bike) 30 Push Press (95/65lb.) 30 Box jump Over (24/20) Rest 1 Min between rounds   Advanced Division 3 Rounds for Time: 30 Wall Balls (20/14)(10/9”) 30 Hang Power Cleans (75/55) 30/20 Cal Bike 30 Push Press (75/55) 30 Box Jump Over (24/20) Rest 1 Min between rounds   EVENTS 20.6 & 20.7 Elite Division On an …

Adrian Conway Vlog Ep. 1: Faith, Family, Fitness…..Why I started this channel.

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I’ve always hoped to educate, inspire and entertain. This VLOG series will be a focus for that. I want to share my life and how I balance all that is going on in it.  Being a father, husband, Co-founder of FNXfit, and coach with Brute Strength Training creates quite the adventure that I think many can relate to.  This will also be a source of information and education of workouts, how to’s, tips and tricks, nutrition suggestions and even recipe’s …

4 Things I Wish I Knew When I Got Pregnant

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You’re a fit mama, or mama-to-be. You know your dumbbell from your kettlebell and the idea of running a 5km has never scared you, a 10km even. Perhaps you’ve tried a triathlon, or perhaps you love thrashing it out in CrossFit and enjoy this kind of intensity regularly. The fact of the matter is – when you fell pregnant, you were athletic, fit, and strong. Let me take a guess that you’re quite competitive and driven too. You’re used to …

Do More Monostructural Work

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Drop Your Barbells, Big Shot. And by that, we mean it’s time for some monostructural work — hop on a rower, jump on a bike, go for a run. It’s not the sexy stuff. You probably won’t post it on your Instagram or Snap it to your latest Tinder match, but it’s the stuff that builds you a bigger engine. It’s the stuff that really counts. Here’s why: high-intensity workouts are often varied. So, when you’re muscling through a workout …

Brutal Friday: “Constant”

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14 Min AMRAP 4 CLEAN AND JERK 12 CHEST TO BAR 50’ WALKING LUNGE *NO WEIGHT (225/145 LB.) Want to see what a typical week looks like on Brute Compete? Click here to try it FREE for 7 days.

Get to Know the Brutes – Mike Davis

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Mike Davis was born at Cherry Point Naval Hospital in Havelock, North Carolina and was born into a military family with his dad being a Marine.  At around 2 years old, his family moved back to their hometown of Loranger, Louisiana where he has lived since. Mike went to a private Christian school until about the 4th grade and was then homeschooled till high school.  Growing up a “country boy” he constantly worked on his grandfather’s dairy farm and played …