Learn from One of the Strongest in the World The one and only Matt Wenning is coming to Bend, OR to teach a two day workshop at our facility. This man is one of the powerlifting greats, and one of the few individuals to ever total over 2600 lbs in a professional competition, hold an […]
How to Make Your Squat Mobility Even Better The squat is truly a lost art these days. How many people do you know who can hold the bottom of a deep squat comfortably? There was a time where it wasn’t such a rarity, believe it or not. However, if you currently have the astounding capability […]
Starting Safely In our first installment for our Mace Training Fundamentals series, we will walk your through how to safely begin your mace training with the proper positions. This somewhat intimidating implement can be one of the best tools in your training toolbox, as long as you spend the proper amount of time building your […]
For What Reason? Have you ever wondered why you should use maces in your training? What are they even for? Watch this video from Empowered Strength’s Owner & Head Coach, John Odden, on his experiences with the mace, and how he feels they have helped him improve his performance and function. As with all tools, […]
Use a weight that allows your to be explosive and crisp. Master the squat and overhead press before attempting this advanced variation. A good starting weight is double 12kg for women, double 20kg for men. Progress slowly and maintain excellent technique. Online Coaching with Empowered Strength. Interested in Personal Training or Small Group Fitness at […]
Practice your diaphragmatic breathing with a kettlebell (or any other weight) on your belly, so that you have some resistance to show you exactly what you may or may not be doing well. Online Coaching with Empowered Strength. Interested in Personal Training or Small Group Fitness at Empowered Strength? Click Here!