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Random Thoughts

Hello my Fitness Friends! I have some good information to share with you today:

My Three Training Facilities:

Lately I feel pretty spoiled. I’ve been training at three different places.

Gene’s Badass Basement in Scottsdale

First, I have Gene’s kick ass basement, which is better than most gyms. Check out all the goodies we have:

Revolution Training Systems in Tempe

Second, I train a few times per week at Revolution Training Systems. In addition to having the strongest pound for pound lifters in Arizona, Revolution Training offers excellent classes as well. Below is a video of a bootcamp class, and my friend Keats Snideman is teaching a kettlebell conditioning class there as well.

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Random Thoughts

Hi fitness peeps! I have some random things I’d like to share with you today:

1. Upcoming Speaking Engagements

Sorinex Summer Strong 6 Conference

I’ll be speaking at this event along with Nick Tumminello, Zach Even Esh, and other notable speakers. Date is June 22, location is South Carolina, cost is $70 for general public, $50 for NSCA members, and $30 for students – with all proceeds going to charity. Free lunch and t-shirt provided, and there are competitions too. Hope to see you there!

NSCA National Convention

On July 10 I’ll be presenting with my supervisor John Cronin on sprint biomechanics. We’re offering a pre-conference workshop that will cover some important topics in sprinting. Hope to see you there as well!

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Random Thoughts

Hi Fitness Peeps!

I have several things to share with you today.

1. Fitcast Interview with Yours Truly

Kevin Larabee from the Fitcast recently interviewed me. We discussed best rep ranges for hypertrophy, explosive training, training women, hip thrust regressions and progressions, knee dominant versus hip dominant ratios in programming, and more. Click HERE to listen to it – it’s around an hour long.

2. Muscle Activity During the Bench Press

Chris Beardsley wrote an awesome review of the bench press EMG literature HERE. If benching is your thing, then give this article a read.

3. A Day in the Life of Rich Froning

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Random Thoughts

Hi Fitness Peeps! I have some exciting news to share with you today.

1. Strong Curves Book Release Party this Saturday in Phoenix, Arizona from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

This Saturday (March 30th) I’m going to host a Strong Curves book release party from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Location is here:

Arizona Training Lab
3031 E. Indian School Rd. Suite 15
Phoenix, AZ 85016

Sorry for the last minute notice, I just thought of it today. If you live in Arizona, please come by. Here is what’s on tap:

  • Free one hour presentation on The Science of Glute Training
  • Free one hour practical session on various glute exercises (learn by doing)
  • Free autographed Strong Curves book to first 30 people who reserve spots

This is a free $200 value! If you’re interested in attending, please email to reserve your spot. If you’re a lifter, a trainer, a coach, a physical therapist, or an athlete, please show up as I’d love to meet you and share my knowledge with you! Please pass the word along with your network if you live in Arizona!

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