Running with added weight is an excellent builder of endurance

By Rich Running with more weight on your body sounds fun...right? Okay, maybe not so much at first glance, especially since many people don't really like at all, even in in perfect weather and without extra weight. But, fortunately for us, the benefits of running, especially under the load of more weight, not only makes … Continue reading Running with added weight is an excellent builder of endurance

If you want extreme fitness, you have to put in extreme work — there are NO substitutes

  By J.D. A recently published study claims that people don't need to go to "the gym" if they want to be more physically fit. The study found that a person can increase their cardiovascular and cardiorespiratory health just by walking more. “People think they have to start going to the gym and exercising hard … Continue reading If you want extreme fitness, you have to put in extreme work — there are NO substitutes

Making every workout count by striving for excellence and consistency

By Rich Everyday we have a choice. We can sit back and let the world go on around us, or we can go do things that most people won’t do, even on their best days, because we constantly want to improve, to be better. Let’s explore how we can reset our minds to achieve extraordinary … Continue reading Making every workout count by striving for excellence and consistency

Why you should ‘demand strength!’ from your workouts

By Rich I’d have to say the thing that motivated me the most to start working out when I was in high school was the muscled-up warriors I would see in action movies. As I’ve been through various life experiences and acquired years of physical training ups-and-downs, I now understand the importance of all physical … Continue reading Why you should ‘demand strength!’ from your workouts

The time of day you workout makes a difference, so plan for it

By J. D. For months now, Rich and I have been doing “two-a-days” at the gym — two workouts, that is…one in the morning and one later that afternoon. We’ve kept this schedule up without taking many days off, though now that it’s July and the heat and humidity can be brutal in Missouri, where … Continue reading The time of day you workout makes a difference, so plan for it

The ‘drag’ move and why it’s effective as a strength and endurance builder

We believe it's important for our readers to understand why we choose the various exercises and workouts we chose and how they help us accomplish our strength and endurance objectives. The 'drag' is the latest exercise we are breaking down in an ongoing series defining and explaining the various physical aspects of our routines. By … Continue reading The ‘drag’ move and why it’s effective as a strength and endurance builder

Balancing life, relationships and work are key to physical excellence

By Rich Like most of you, I'm not made of money so I have to work for a living. Nothing wrong with that; work is fulfilling on many levels and teaches us some very valuable life lessons. But working full-time while running a business on the side is challenging, I'll be honest. It isn't easy … Continue reading Balancing life, relationships and work are key to physical excellence

Short, powerful exercise bursts are great for your bod but also boost brain power

By J.D. If you were looking for yet another reason to try Survival Legion workouts, I've got a good one for you: They may make you smarter. I know, I know...but hear me out. There has been a lot written in the paste about how it's possible to get some really good mental health benefits … Continue reading Short, powerful exercise bursts are great for your bod but also boost brain power