Category Archive for "Powerlifting Articles"

Understanding Training

Most lifters have a decent grasp of training theory. Lift heavy and hard, rest and eat. But do they? The lifting heavy and hard part is easy. Go into the gym, bust your butt, leave. “Nuff said. And the eating…

Strongman Doug Hepburn and Mad Cows

Study the posts on most training forums and you can make one conclusion: regardless of exercises used, regardless of the split used, rest is the key to growth. Period. End of story. But back before the information overkill era, there…

Strength Training with Reggie Bush

My main motivation is to bounce back harder and stronger than ever before. That’s my job; that’s what I do. I play football. And when I’m done with this game, I want to be known as one of the best…

Strength Training With Kevin Durant

The Oklahoma City Thunder haven’t won many games this season. And our visit with the upstart team took place the day after an especially crushing defeat to the Memphis Grizzlies, in a game during which the Thunder flexed a substantial…

Julius Peppers’ Off-Season Training Plan

At the age of 15, Julius Peppers stood 6’5”, weighed 225 pounds and was the fastest, most athletic student at Southern Nash Senior High School in Bailey, N.C. With the skill to dominate both the gridiron and hardwood, Julius knew…

Athletes Need to Read Labels

Labels provide a tremendous amount of important information. Most foods are now labeled, even those that are not in a package (the label is usually listed by the price in the store). The food label lists the amount of each…

How To Increase Your Bench Press With Proper Technique

The Barbell Bench Press is one of the most popular gym exercises. It is also one of the most misused exercises. Part of the problem is that the bench press is an ego exercise. A lot of guys judge their…