Toes To Bar Struggle Stops Here

The toes to bar struggle stops here

We know the struggle when it comes to toes to bar. Not being able to catch the rhythm, getting one then not being able to get the next, or that awkward swing that starts just after a few attempts. Well the toes to bar struggle stops here. There is a very simple fix to toes to bar and we have it for you.

Glute, Thigh and Ab Circuit For Women

Ladies! We know time, space and equipment can sometimes get in the way of getting the glutes, thighs and midline you’ve always wanted. Well no more excuses, we are hear to help.

We’ve created a 3 part glute, thigh and ab circuit series specifically for ladies looking to strengthen their midline, tighten that booty, and burn fat!

Watch, learn and DO! Let us know if you have any questions about any of the workouts, we will be happy to help.


The horrible hundred



The Horrible Hundred is back this year and we want to get our OTL Family out there to have fun and throw it down. This is more of a “boot camp” style competition with more bodyweight movements and kettlebell movements. Not your typical OTL boot camp where you’d have rowers and heavy dumbbells 🙂 Read More

3 Strength Exercises for Every Runner

3 strength exercises for every runner

As a runner, it is very important that you mind the small things. Most of my running friends do the same thing before and after each run. A quick little stretch before heading out, and the same old stretches after a long run.

In order to continuously improve your running you have to make sure your strength work is there. Without it, you will over load the small parts of the body because you failed to focus on the major movers (glutes) after all those miles.

These 3 strength exercises for every runner are essential to building a strong running base. Do these movements after short workouts, or on your days off. If not, you will suffer the same as many of your running friends do from “bad hips and knees”. This pain can be prevented, but you have to work your strength.

Toes To Bar Tutorial

Learning and Connecting your “Toes to Bar”

A quick toes to bar tutorial from Coach David and Courtney de Leon

Toes to bar can be a very tricky movement. When one lacks rhythm at the bottom of the movement it is difficult and for some even impossible to connect more than one. But no worries, we are here to help.

Most problems during the toes to bar occur at the body. There is one quick fix that is mentioned a few times in the video. The problem is hesitation at the bottom (explained in the video) if this can be fixed, you will have a much better time finding your rhythm during the movement.

If you have any questions about the movement please do not hesitate to ask. I’m happy to help as much as possible.

Here is a quick toes to bar tutorial video that is guaranteed to help you succeed when it comes to toes to bar.

Sweat it Saturday



Sweat it Saturday is our reason to get up on Saturday morning and just go through the grinder with a group of like minded, and like-willing individuals. Please read all of the following:

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New Year Fitness Resolution Secret

As the new year rolls in I see the most outlandish products hit the market. They are all “Get fit quick” schemes making people believe that in just a few weeks they will have all the results they ever wanted. The crazier part? People buy the heck out of them.

Do you want the new year fitness resolution secret? Well, here it is….

Vacation Workout 6

Day 6 is already here. The 2 weeks flew by and training starts back full gear on Monday!

*If you do not have a rower, replace the row with a 1 mile run*

  • 2,000m Row
  • 100 push ups
  • 100 sit ups
  • 100 air squats
  • 2,000m Row

Go get it done!


Vacation Workout Day 5

*If you’ve gotten here via the email, today is day 5 not 4!

Vacation workout day 4 is similar to last weeks day 1 but for a longer period of time. Be sure to warm up, stretch and stay out of the comfort zone during the work.

For the cool down, the RDL’s should be lightly weight if possible. Remember, you can use anything here for weight!


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