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 early on… Read more
Weary batters stand in against Johan Santana like dazed prizefighters-off balance, knowing that the knockout punch is on its way. No one ever knows a thing about the final blow, except that it will come from the left with Johan’s signature… Read more
While most baseball fans were probably shocked that a man measuring just 5’9″ and weighing 180 pounds had won the 2008 AL Most Valuable Player trophy, we at STACK weren’t the least bit surprised. With his unyielding determination,… Read more
Lets take a closer look at a technique called Triple Drop Pre-Exhaust training and how we can apply it to a shoulder workout.
Pre-exhaust involves using an isolation exercise immediately before a compound exercise to pre-fatigue the muscle… Read more
The Smolov powerlifting cycle is an extremely demanding system of training that is known for getting results. If you run Smolov for squats, do not deadlift of perform any other posterior chain movements (good mornings, Romanian deadlifts,… Read more
The Smolov Junior powerlifting cycle is slightly less demanding then the standard Smolov cycle. Smolov Junior is generally a 3 week cycle, but some trainees extend it to 4, 5 and even 6 weeks.
Week 1 (SETS x REPS x WEIGHT)
Monday… 6 x … Read more