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grain

Gilgamesh Grinding Against The Grain: Back to Strength Training Basics

Chapter 1: Back to basics and the bottom line After working a year in the corporate realm and figuring out ways to put my business degree to work, I decided to apply it to my training. A big part of…

ed-coan

Powerlifting: Personalizing Periodization

By Bodybygamma After a long hiatus from training more than one and rarely 2 times a week, focusing on work, over the last 2 months I have shifted back towards training 3-4 times a week consistently. I have not skipped…

get-strong

How To Get Strong Part 2: Make Savage The Body

Part 2 of my beginners guide to becoming strong. Before releasing part 3 on how to build a foundation, you must first understand the key concepts of a proper training cycle in order to make it work effectively and efficiently….

Wendler/Westside Strongman Template The Rough Edition

Warning to the reader! This is something I have been taking a lot of time developing. This is the rough edition, because I will let you response, send hate mail and suggestions, work out the kinks and shape this mere…

Stretching and Strength! The Real Reasons Heavy Lifters Can’t Stretch

After reading Pavel Tsatsouline’s “Relax into the Stretch” I have gained serious insight on what really causes the muscle stiffness, lack of mobility and inability to stretch past our comfort zones; which is most common with Strongmen/(women), Powerlifters and Olympic…

How to Get Strong: Strength Training Made Simple. Part 1: Cultivating the Mind

First of all, your mind and body must work in tandem with each other. Think in terms of Yin and Yang. There is no division, no separation between these two powers. They must be focused and harnessed as one sole…

The “Conjugate Method” Made Simple

“When lifters repeatedly use the same simple method of training to raise their strength level, they will eventually stall. Like the scholar who must utilize many sources of information to achieve a higher level of knowledge, the lifter must incorporate…