What The Heck Is A Lever Bell???

Every once in a while, something new comes along, and it makes us think.  The “Lever Bell” is one of those things.  But first, let me back up a few months. Over the summer, Nick and I were manning our FitRanX® booth at a Perform Better 3-Day summit.  I’ve been curious...

What Lights Your Fire?

There are millions of internet memes out there.  A third of them entertain the hell out of me, a third of them are meh, and the last third bug the crap out of me. Here’s the thing with the last third, and if you love them, that’s cool, but I don’t. They all have to do...

To Keto or Not to Keto, That is the Question…

The Ketogenic Diet, or “Keto,” is the diet du jour of today.  With a fancy name, it is irresistible to those who don’t know any better.  But what does it really mean, and how is it different to other diets that came before it??   Basically, a Keto diet is a diet...

Do You Wanna Get High, Man??

With all the recent legalizations of THC and its related products like CBD, you probably think this article is about marijuana.  Sorry to disappoint you, but I’m actually talking about altitude!  Not to discount CBD’s supposed benefits over opioids, but I’m waiting...

How Do I Get Strong Enough

So, a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, there were only 3-4 different sizes of kettlebells. Ok, so we’re really talking between the years of 1999 and about 2005, but you get the picture. You could get a 16kg (36lbs, or one Pood), a 24kg (53lbs, or 1.5 Pood), a...

Who Makes Up FitRanX®?

In a way, this is a follow-up to a previous blog article, “What does FitRanX mean to you?”  FitRanX is the brain-child of Nick Rians, and over the last 5 years has evolved to an organization that affects thousands of people world-wide.  And while Nick and the core...

What does FitRanX® mean to You??

What does FitRanX® mean to you?  Not just in a metaphysical sense, but literally, what does F-I-T-R-A-N-X mean to you???  The following acronym summed it up for me: FITRANX® Functional Interval Training Requires Adaptation Not Xenophobia I don’t know why, but recently...

ATTENTION!!! Updates To Level Testing Protocol

In a continued effort to standardize the FitRanX® Level tests being conducted around the world, we are announcing some clarifications and changes to some of the testing requirements and protocols.  There are a few “rules” that always induce questions and confusion at...