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Training

Stupid Gym Rules

Some rules were just meant to be broken…

1.) “I got asked if I needed a spot on deadlifts this past week because when I set the bar down it ‘sounded like it was coming through the ceiling.’ It was 585, and the weights are on the second floor,… Read more

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Strength Training

7 Signs You’re Weak

I’ve let RHODESTOWN slide. I’ve been busy with so many things that the anger hasn’t been there. That’s because I’ve been off the forums and away from the f%&*ing dregs of society who thrive on putting people down.… Read more

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Powerlifting Articles Reference Guides

Developing an Effective Strength Training Program

Developing an Effective Strength Training Program, by Dr. Raymond Tucker

The key for athletic success begins in the weight room. Studies have shown that athletes who participate in a strength training program are faster, quicker, and more… Read more

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Strength Training

Frequent Pulling for Faster Progress: 12 Weeks to a Bigger Deadlift

Frequent Pulling for Faster Progress: 12 Weeks to a Bigger Deadlift, by Eric Cressey

The deadlift is the bastard child of powerlifting; it doesn’t get much love.  Maybe it’s the fact that the deadlift is less impacted by equipment than… Read more

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Strength Training

10 Surefire Ways to Help You Squat Big

I watched the guys squatting over in the corner of the gym and knew immediately the subject of my next article for T-mag. After a few warm-up sets and some instruction from the trainer, these guys began to perform some of the most interesting “squatting”… Read more

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Strength Training

The Periodization Bible

The Periodization Bible
Part 1: The Old Testament — Linear Periodization by Dave Tate

Dave Tate knows strength. Dave’s been assisting and training under Louie Simmons of Westside Barbell fame for over 10 years and has consulted thousands… Read more

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