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

The back muscles are critical players in a stroke and thus a huge target of dryland training. We often get the questions like:  “What are the best back exercises we can do?” “Where should we focus our efforts?” Without further ado, we’ve compiled the Top 3 Back Exercises to make you the best paddler you can…

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4 Biggest Reasons Why You Need to Train Your Hips (Plus: FREE Hip Workout)

Question from one of our readers: “I’m a dragon boat athlete, why do I need to train my hips and legs? Isn’t that a waste of my time?” Well young Viking, the world is not just chest and biceps…unfortunately. As awesome as everyone would look if this were true, function and performance are the focus…

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