Category Archive for "Strength Training"

squats

A Bigger Squat Through Partial Training: Variations

I’m BACKKKK! Third installment in my Bigger through Partials series…. The squat is an amazing exercise that has been under fire as of late. Many are crying foul and voting to ban this compound movement, but that’s neither here nor…

powerlifting

Raw Powerlifting: How To Increase Your One Rep Max

Faheem Chauhan

In this article I will cover my interpretation of training for unequipped Powerlifting. That is how to increase your 1RM in the Power Lifts. This article will assume you have graduated from beginner status, have a strong foundation and have…

doug-hepburn

Increasing Weekly Training Volume

“You can do anything if you start light enough” As this article had progressed from just ‘my thoughts’ to a full blown article I should provide a proviso before you read it. This article comes from the perspective of a…

deadlifts

Bigger Deadlift Through Partial Training

I felt that since the first article did so well, that I would continue on with the series. The deadlift is without a shadow of doubt, MY top choice for putting on some serious size and strength. Face it, who…

muscle-building

Getting Back Into Training

We’ve all been there before; training is going fine then ‘life’ strikes and circumstances change. A lifter’s entire day-to-day routine may change and training is the last thing on your mind for a while. This article will cover a safe…

ryan-bracewell

Interview With Pro Strongman Ryan Bracewell

First off, give the readers a bit of history about yourself. I’m married, working on kids right now. I own Nutrition Depot and The Asylum Gym, both located in Kingwood, Texas. How did you get into strongman? Like many people…

bench-press

Bigger Bench Through Partial Training

What is partial training? Take a compound lift (bench, squat, or deadlift) that you are familiar with and work a partial movement of that lift. Maybe you are having issues off your chest or perhaps your issue is lockout of…