Author Archives: Mike Escobar

Plateauing in your strenght gains? Here is what to do!

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We’ve all been there, and if you haven’t, you will. I’m talking about failure, or the inability to squeeze out just one more rep. We might kid ourselves for a little bit and say, “OK, so my chin didn’t QUITE

Convict Conditioning Diet –4 Principles toward a Strong, Healthy You

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I’m guessing you’re reading this post because you’re attracted to Convict Conditioning’s simple philosophies on how to get in the best shape of your life. You’re a “back to basics” sort of person whose goal is to gain a naturally

What Do You Want from your Convict Conditioning routine?

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The central question behind any workout plan is this: What do you want out of your training? Is your goal to gain muscle mass and definition? Perhaps you’re mainly looking to lose some stubborn body fat and hope Convict Conditioning

Quick and Easy Convict Conditioning Warm Up Sets

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To Skip or Not to Skip Convict Conditioning Warm Up Sets: That is the Question It doesn’t matter whether it’s a gym workout, a martial arts class, or an in-home calisthenics training session. The question on many an athlete’s mind

Mastering the Horizontal Pull – What to do to keep progressing

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  Who would’ve thought that a major sticking point for CC practitioners could happen so early on during training? I’m talking, of course, about step 2 of the pull-up routine, or what perhaps some of you might think of as

How to Incorporate more Movement into your Workday, and Why you should do it

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So you’ve started Convict Conditioning and feel well on your way to making impressive strength, mobility and even cardio gains – congratulations! Perhaps you dove right into the workouts, feeling excited about Coach Paul Wade’s promise that these bodyweight workouts

How to Choose the Right Pull-Up Bar – The Ultimate Guide

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As home exercise programs become more and more popular, the availability of home exercise equipment grows along with it. From push-up stands to grip training devices to an endless assortment of ab workout machines, it’s easy for the average person