Why I Love Burpees
Written by Holden Rethwill

I know what you’re thinking.

Blasphemy! Crazy talk!

How could anyone in their right mind enjoy a movement 99.9% of the world despises? Well you heard it here first – I love burpees, and I’ll give you three reasons why!

You Will Never Fail.

The fear of failing keeps even the greatest of athletes from reaching full potential. So what is better than performing a movement that you will never, I repeat never fail? I’ve completed, and witnessed,

The Secret to Being the Fastest Rower in the Room
Written by Shane Farmer

Looking at the Concept2 rowing machine tends to give most people shivers. It stems from either not knowing how to use the machine AND/OR not wanting to be “That Guy” that gets on it every day only to hump the handle for a few minutes before sweating on all the other machines in the gym and inadvertently being recorded on someones iPhone only to become a viral sensation as the “Handle Humper.”

We get it. That’s terrifying.

5 Ways To Mentally Prepare Before a Competition
Written by Calvin Sun

As a competitive athlete, your preparation for game day goes far beyond what you do in the gym. While physical training is certainly critical, mental preparation is equally essential to your success. U.S. Marine Corps General James Mattis said, “The most important six inches on the battlefield is between your ears”. Most coaches at Invictus will tell you that this statement holds equally true for athletes who wish to step onto the arena floor. In this post, I’ll cover a few ways to help you mentally prepare before your next competition.