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Rings of Power by Mike GIllette

Rings of Power by Mike Gillette Cool new book from Mike Gillette about Ring Training for all fitness levels. Being on this shoot with Mike was like working with a real live action hero! (And I got to put a cinderblock on him too!) Mike knows his stuff and shares everything you need to know for his versatile go-anywhere ring training.  Full progressions of every exercise, workout plans, and all the know-how to take the training as far as you wish. Good stuff, and yes, that's me on the left side of the cover  :)

Neuro-Grips

YES! Neuro-Grips are BACK!!

Neuro-Grips are FINALLY back in stock, honestly, I was pretty bummed out that they were not available for Christmas gift giving.  But they are back now! Ever since I first tried the rough prototypes (one was even slightly not level) back in 2013 or so, I've used them in my training.  And yes, if you go to the Neuro-Grips page you'll see someone very familar in the demo photos. :) 

Here's an unboxing video of Dragon Door Neuro-Grips, along with putting a friend of mine on the spot. Thankfully he was a good sport and did a great job.  Don't let him (or me) fool you, these things require a LOT of control, proprioception, strength etc. Start easy, even if that means getting comfortable with knee push-ups, putting one leg out at a time, and Neuro-Grip planks. Honestly, those are great drills anyway even after you can do more fancy stuffl. I've become fond of Neuro-Grip burpees for a short set or two, just for the shock factor! :)  Definitely not for beginners... don't do it!!!

Anyway I'll will be making more Neuro-Grip focused how-tos for you, but in the mean time...

It's Almost Conference Time! More Info Soon!

More info soon, but there will be a lot of fun livestreams happening on Facebook and youtube!  Don't miss out! Watch this space as well as Dragon Door's Facebook Page.  I'm also going to share some fun rebroadcasts later as well.

For now, check out these fun videos I made for you earlier this week (Burpees theme is unintentional... I dunno why that happened!)

Testing Facebook Live with Neuro-Grips Exercises and Burpees!

Drone Fun (and burpees)!

Strategy, Bacon, Espresso... Catching Up with Rolando Garcia III, NYC Trip Part 4 PLUS Neuro-Grip Max Reps Video!

A trip to Manhattan isn't complete without a brainstorming, strategy-focused visit with Rolando Garcia III...

Lunch and Strategy with Rolando Garcia III

The day or two before meeting up with Rolando Garcia III, I'd arrived at Irving Farms (recommended coffee! I brought my friend a bag back and she's still raving about it) a little early to meet up with Phil Ross and Nykki Ross (we were plotting out the podcast etc for the next week). I suddenly realized that the 3 hardboiled eggs and avocado I'd eaten for breakfast in the cafe of the hostel were long gone and the "egg plate" at Irving Farms sounded way too tempting.

Dragon Door Neuro-Grips v2.0

Type of Product: 
Exercise Equipment
Summary
Rating: 
5
Pros: 
  • Improved design
  • Infinite training possibilities
  • Extremely portable
  • Extremely sturdy
Cons: 
  • Intermediate to advanced users ONLY
  • Requires appropriate training surface
  • Requires GOOD JUDGEMENT

I've been a huge fan of Neuro-Grips ever since encountering them on the photoshoot for Jon Bruney's Neuro-Mass.  While versions of these have existed for some time out there in the world, until now people have usually had to make them or have a welder friend construct them.  Now you can simply buy them from Dragon Door.  The new ones are made of steel and are improved in many ways from the first version (which I also have a pair of those).  First off, in a rare case of win-win the new construction method is not only superior, but also results in a lower price!  The new Neuro-Grips ar

October Primal Move Workshops, Travel, and a Neat New Exercise Tool

It's been an incredible month—and it isn't even over yet!   First of all, I led 2 Primal Move Instructor Certification Workshops—One in Vienna, Virginia at the amazing "Tyson's Playground" athletic training facility, and the other in Cartersville, GA at Beth and Russell Andrews' wonderful Maximum Body Training.   Also in Georgia, I was able to help Beth a little at the HKC workshop she led the day before.   It's always so much fun to work on the HKC basics, and every time I'm even near one of those workshops, there's something new to learn, observe, explore, and troubleshoot.

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