The Ultimate Warm-Up Guide

Here at Viking Strength Systems we are excited. Extremely excited. Over the past couple months we’ve been rebuilding our website, expanding our company and compiling the best resources from around the globe to develop a FREE product that is jam-packed with quality content. We wanted to make something that would benefit the masses and that…

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12 Little Secrets I’ve Learned As A Strength Coach

I always loved lists of hints, tips and lessons posted by people far wiser than myself. I don’t know whether it was just the simplicity that lists like this radiate but I would sit there and try and soak up each tip and lesson finding a way to apply in my training, nutrition, or life…

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Which Supplements Are Worth Your Money?: Nutrition Roundtable with Ben, Kory and Dave (Part Two)

This is Part Two of a two-part roundtable series with the legendary Ben Pickard, Kory Allen, and David Wu, in which each member of the roundtable will provide their answers to YOUR questions (read part one here). In this part, the three legends look to answer a highly debatable question… If you were stranded on an…

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The Prowler: The BEST Conditioning Tool You’ve Never Tried

When was the last time you had your ass kicked in training? I’m not talking about a little huffin’ and puffin’ with a couple tender muscles the next day; I’m talking some next level business. How about being unable to stand up because your legs feel like cheese strings and your lungs are taking in…

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Learn to Train 8 with EliteFTS: A 900lb Bench Press, Goal Setting, Razor Sharp Axes, Wizard Tips, and More

There once was a Viking. This Viking was unusual. He preferred to chop trees with his battle axe rather than enemies. One day he went to a logging company to chop a few trees down. On the wall he noticed there was a record of the most trees chopped in a day. Seven. Olaf, the…

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Live, Learn, Pass On: Lessons from Learn To Train 6 (With EliteFTS)

It’s that time of year again; the time where Viking Strength Systems goes to learn from some the brightest minds in the world of strength and conditioning. Learn to Train Seminars: Hosted by EliteFTS. This weekend, VSS will be attending the 8th and final instalment of the seminar and we are thrilled to have the…

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Kettlebell Warm Up 101: The Worlds Easiest and Most Efficient Warm Up

We’ve all been there. You know the place I’m talking about. You have a scheduled training session but time is scarce and the warmup is the LAST thing you have time to do and the FIRST thing you want to cut. Because let’s face it, it’s all about the main lift, right? Unfortunately, it may…

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Top 3 Core Exercises for Dragon Boat (Get the FREE Core Workout)

Out of all our Top 3, this one ranks highest on the list of exercises dragon boaters should be doing as part of their dryland training. Not only are these core exercises going to develop strong, endurable mid-sections to avoid lower back injury, they will also help with a more efficient stroke. How you ask?…

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Top 3 Lower Body Exercises for Dragon Boat (Plus: Free Lower Body Workout)

Every dragon boat athlete should be training their lower body; yes, every single one of you. We know it may seem counter intuitive as you sit in a boat…who needs a lower body apart from sitting on it? Well, it’s imperative to use your lower body if you ever want to maximize the power of…

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Top 3 Pressing Exercises for Dragon Boat (Plus: Free Press Program)

Last week we covered the Top 3 Back Exercises for dragon boaters. This week on our Top 3 we will be covering pressing exercises for dragon boat. Pressing exercises involve muscles on the front of the body, namely the pecs (chest), delts (shoulders) and triceps. Although not as important as the back side of the body…

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