Heavey Duty’s First CrossFit Games Athlete:  Go Mom!

Heavey Duty’s First CrossFit Games Athlete: Go Mom!

byBrandon Heavey|May 14, 2015 Some of you may have already seen on our social media, that we’ve got a celebrity amongst the Heavey Duty clientele:  Mona.  (aka- Mrs. HD’s mom).   Mona has qualified for the 60+ masters division of the CrossFit Games- and we couldn’t be prouder....
Are You Training Like An Athlete?

Are You Training Like An Athlete?

byBrandon Heavey|April 23, 2015 It’s common in CrossFit gyms to refer to all clientele as athletes. Young stud training for high school sports? Athlete. Overweight, middle-aged executive getting started with exercise for the first time? Athlete. Your mom? Athlete. Why do we refer to everyone...
Is Stress Holding you Back in the Gym?

Is Stress Holding you Back in the Gym?

byBrandon Heavey|March 26, 2015 Imagine you’re backing out of your driveway. And, just as you pull into the street, a car that you didn’t see, comes whizzing by and swerves just in time to avoid you. You slam on your brakes. You tense up. Your heart rate elevates. Your skin feels...
What it’s Like Training NFLers

What it’s Like Training NFLers

byBrandon Heavey|March 19, 2015 Last week I posted about my experience prepping guys for the NFL combine. While, a lot of my time was devoted to working with this group, I also had the opportunity to work with a handful of NFL pros on their off season training. In fact, my most vivid memory of the...
Training for the NFL Combine

Training for the NFL Combine

byBrandon Heavey|March 12, 2015 You may have noticed the lack of posts around here recently (outside of the strength and scotch episodes of course).  My absence wasn’t due to a long, luxurious beach vacation though… nope, in my mind, actually something far better.  For the past two...