Powell Raise – Exercise Tutorial

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In the fourth instalment of our upper body stabilisation series of exercise tutorials, we present to you the Powell Raise. Depending on your muscular imbalances, structural and postural considerations, as well as rehab/prehab requirements, the Powell raise is generally used in structural balance phases of training. By primarily targeting the posterior deltoids, scapulae retractors and the external rotator musculature the …

#10 Braulio Estima – The Unknown Strength Podcast

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[ATTENTION ALL BJJ NERDS] If you only listen to one podcast this year, make sure it is this one!! This latest episode of The Unknown Strength Podcast is an absolute treat for the JiuJitsu fanatic, featuring none other than the legendary Brazilian JiuJitsu World Champion, Braulio Estima. Your host Brenton discussed with Braulio his toughest rivals in the sport, why …

Cable Rope Facepull – Exercise Tutorial

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– Here it is, the third installment of our upper body stabilisation series of exercise tutorials. In this installment, we highlight our version of the Cable Rope Facepull. Our version of the Cable Rope Facepull is an exercise designed to strengthen both the scapulae retractors and the external rotators. There are numerous benefits for fighters in strengthening these small muscle …

#07 Stephane Cazeault – The Unknown Strength Podcast

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In this, episode 7 of The Unknown Strength Podcast, your host Macgregor McNair sits down with world renowned strength and conditioning coach and author, Stephane Cazeault. Stephane is the former director of strength and conditioning for the Poliquin Group, the world’s leading provider of continuing education for Strength coaches. Since his time at Poliquin Group, Stephane has founded his very …


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#05 James “JT Tenacity” Tomlinson – The Unknown Strength Podcast

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Mac: Alright, thank you very much for joining us on episode five of the Unknown Strength podcast. I’m your host, MacGregor McNair. With me as always is Brenton McKiterick. Unfortunately Steve Phillips couldn’t join us tonight but he’ll be back with us next episode. On this episode we have a super special guest, Mr. J.T. Tenacity. James Tomlinson, who is …

01 The Unknown Strength Podcast – Dan Kelly

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The Unknown Strength Podcast – episode #1 is live now on SoundCloud & iTunes! In episode #1 we chat with UFC middleweight and Melbourne martial arts legend Daniel Kelly. Co-hosts Brenton McKiterick, Steve Phillips and Macgregor McNair had the pleasure of interviewing Dan Kelly amidst preparation for his upcoming fight against former UFC light heavyweight Champion Rashad Evans at UFC …