Category Archive for "Strength Training"

bench-press

How To Test Your Bench Press One Rep Max

The following article will outline a method of testing your bench press one rep max. Please use the following guidelines to help determine which progression scheme you should use. Novice. You don’t recall the last time you tried to bench…

powerlifter

Average Guy to Powerlifter: My First 2 Years

Various Authors

This article was written by MikeM from the Muscle and Brawn Forum. I don’t know about you, but I cruise the web and often find myself gravitating to articles written by beginning powerlifters as I like to see what other…

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Cube Method For Strongman Review

This review is by Jwood from the Muscle and Brawn Forum. The Cube Method for Strongman is a training manual written by multiple World’s Strongest Man competitor Josh Thigpen. The book lays out the workout program, including conditioning days. This…

workouts

Meat And Potatoes Training – An Effective Method Of Designing Your Workouts

This article was written by miked96 from the Muscle and Brawn forum. I have trained all my life in some form or fashion and have tried everything, from Cybergenics to EDT. Through experimentation I have found some simple ways to design your training…

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Interview with Squat Monster Joe Norman

Please check out these great books by Joe Norman: Monster Squat – A Step by Step Guide to a Bigger Squat Squat Like a Powerlifter: the Beginner’s Guide to a Perfect Squat From Gym Lifter to Competitive Powerlifter: The Beginner’s…

wide-stance-squats

Making the Change: Narrow Stance to Wide Stance Squats

Since Chuck Vogelpohl from Louie Simmons’ Westside Barbell started smashing world records using a wide stance, many have tried to emulate his super wide foot spacing and shortened range of motion, but only a few have succeeded. Now that people…

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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…