What you do with your body is just as important as what you put into it. By maintaining a “healthy level of movement,” one develops a healthy approach to consumption, where instincts become far more identifiable and beneficial.
Here at Liver King, we have created an adaptation of the Westside Barbell Conjugate method, because we believe it’s the most badass methodology in strength.
Work hard everyday. Sometimes twice a day. Even on rest days, Liver King is always moving.
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Lower body, focusing on 1RMs.
Metabolic conditioning, focusing on muscle hypertrophy. Think: heavy pulls, olympic lifts, hand-stand push-ups, chest-to-bar push-ups and legless rope climbs.
Back, rear delts + core.
Upper body push. Plenty of dynamic, plyometric movement.
This means several miles walking in the sun, followed by some sprint variations on the assault bike, rower or ski erg. The combination simulates a successful hunt. I’ll break my 24-hour fast after this. Once I feel like I’ve earned it.
Lower body, with more plyometric work.
Metabolic conditioning, again focusing on hypertrophy. Cue more heavy pulls, olympic lifts, KB swings and heavy carries.
Upper body, focusing on 1RMs.
Metabolic conditioning, emphasis on hypertrophy. This time, adding ring muscle-ups, heavy ball cleans and more hand-stand walks.
My favourite workout of all. The Super Barbarian, featuring numerous strong-man movements and finishing with core.
More slow miles in the sun, and some non-negotiable Tabata push-ups. Then Liver King calls it a week.
Play with how you combine force and acceleration.If you train, eat or live in the same way for too long, you will adapt and cease to grow in body, mind and spirit. So the advice is simple – vary the way you train.
And as always, don’t be afraid to struggle. With struggle creates strength
Simply getting moving is vitally important to your health and happiness.
Get moving and take notice of how other things fall into place.
When our ancestors broke their periods of famine with something of substantial nourishment, it required a successful hunt. Hunting required real effort.
To simulate heavy effort, you can do something of substantial struggle in a condensed time frame. Like: