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The holidays are a time to spend with family and friends, but food is a central part of the holiday tradition for most people. This includes candy on Halloween, huge portions of turkey and pie on Thanksgiving, and cookies galore for Christmas. Along with all the food, many people tend to be less...

In our previous post on breathing, we reviewed and discussed the concepts from the book, “The Oxygen Advantage” by Patrick McKeown, including the basics of the respiratory system, common problems associated with ‘overbreathing’ and how it relates to general health and sports performance, and how...

Former Navy SEAL John Allen was once in the shoes of many of the special operators he helps today. He was fresh out of the Teams and wasn't really sure what his next step was going to be. How was he going to provide for his family? A few connections and events later, and Elite Meet was...

If you are like me, you get sick of being on the treadmill for any longer than… five seconds.  The key is to try and make your workouts fun, entertaining, challenging, and of course intense.  I’ve created a treadmill workout that is bound to make your fat cells cry.

So, we are meal preppers and we are feeling pretty confident as we pack away our meals for a week of healthy lunches. We have lunchtime in the bag (so to speak!). But do we really? There are a bunch of lunchtime mistakes that even the most careful meal prepper can overlook from time to time....

Former Navy SEAL and Virginia House of Delegates Representative John McGuire joins host Mark Zinno for the 14th installment of the Kill The Quit podcast.  John talks about being in foster homes as a child, his journey to and through the Navy SEALs, his Navy SEAL Physical Training business, and...

Typically, fans of meal prepping set aside a couple of hours on Sunday to organize, shop, chop, cook and store. Then, they have meals in the refrigerator or freezer to pull out throughout the week – this can be one meal a day or all three, plus snacks. When you cook in bulk like this, you will...

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NSF DAY OF GIVING

by KILL CLIFF / November 8, 2018

As a company founded by a former Navy SEAL, it is important to us at Kill Cliff to honor the brave men and women of our military on Veteran's Day. We don't view this day as another way to offer you a sale on our products, in fact, we will be taking our website down for the weekend (Nov 10th &...

Being a student athlete is hard work- you have to balance school, practice, games and maybe even a job. Eating to fuel your body for games and competitions may seem like just one more thing to add to your plate (pun intended!) and unnecessary but it’s actually crucial for performance. Sports...

Clark Impastato went from an 80's military movie lover, to Navy SEAL, to beard-care entrepreneur. With an interesting story like Clark's, we had to feature him as a Warrior.

I am writing an open letter to you to tell you how grateful I am for your trust, your commitment, and your strength. You see, it is with your strength that I have grown as a person and a coach. Your belief in me has led me to grow what I love which is helping others find their way through...

If you are to ask which foods are high in protein, you would probably get the same answers – eggs, chicken, fish, and beans. Although quite true, little does everyone know that there are a lot of other foods that are rich in protein.

Former NFL offensive lineman, Kill Cliff employee, and motivational speaker Cory Procter joins host Mark Zinno for another episode of the Kill the Quit podcast.  Cory talks about his early years of wrestling and football, how the NCAA was pestering him about hot dogs, and his journeyman career...

Most people are convinced that eating fat will make them fat. That is the main reason why in the grocery stores there are so many low-fat products right? Everyone knows that fat has almost double the calories per gram than carbohydrates or protein, that is the reason, right?

I hear people all the time talking about “Injury Prevention” and I understand that it’s a buzzword to draw attention to what they are saying but it is BS. The only thing we can actually do is Injury Mitigation, bring down the severity of the injury and increase the ability to recover from it. ...

 Sean Clayton knows as well as anyone that transitioning out of the military is rarely a smooth movement.  With unhealthy vices filling the void left by his military service, he knew he needed to turn his life around. Looking for something else to dedicate his time to, he found obstacle course...

These days, everyone wants to get fit.  Both young and old alike are more active and more aggressive in achieving their ideal figure.  Whether it is to lose weight or gain more muscle, there are some things that are constant in these quests.  One of these is protein.

On episode twelve of the Kill The Quit podcast, host Mark Zinno is joined by Jacqueline Carrizosa, aka BroJaq. BroJaq has a long list of titles that make her a complete badass, including Navy veteran, motocross athlete, firearms instructor, actress, and model.  Zinno and BroJaq discuss her...

Healthy living is a daily challenge to balance eating right, exercising, working, family, personal time, and fun. The hustle and bustle of daily life can make it very difficult to do things right and fit everything, and everyone into it. At some point your mind and body just need a chance to...

Valhalla's Forge is a company like no other.  Run by retired Navy SEAL Jimmy Hintzke, the business specializes in custom metal and woodwork and has been doing so for over 20 years.  When I say “custom” metal and woodwork, I mean CUSTOM stuff.  This is not some run-of-the-mill plaque shop where...

Here are 3 movements I do everyday with some basic information on why and why you should too!

Alcohol does have an impact on athletic performance, but the effect depends on the quantity consumed, genetics, demographics, and exercise being performed. This makes it difficult to make exact recommendations for alcohol intake. However, there are a few things to consider with alcohol intake on...

3x reigning CrossFit Master's champion (60+ division) Dave Hippensteel is our guest for this week's podcast. Dave and host Mark Zinno discuss Dave's "quest for fitness" as he describes it. His quest has included being a football player, decathlon athlete, springboard diver, motocross rider, and...

Whether you are a broke college student like I am, or a busy parent trying to balance bills, saving money is a top priority! Instead of using excuses to not eat healthy, like the infamous ‘healthy eating is expensive’, try to use these few ideas below to choose healthy foods, while not killing...

The transition out of military service is never simple, but Three Points Racing is here to help military veterans transition their skills to the race track. 

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Rest, Recover, Repeat

by Brooke Ence / October 16, 2018

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Written by Coach Calvin Sun

Most of us can agree that injuries aren’t a desirable outcome from our training or any physical activity we might engage in. Yet when you ask the average coach, “What can I do to prevent injury?”, you’ll usually get a generic answer along the lines of “make sure you...