Category Archive for "Strength Training"

Increase Your Bench Pressing Power

A friend of mine, not long ago, was stuck for two months at 218 lbs. bodyweight and a 205 lb. bench press. Try as he might, he just couldn’t seem to make any headway with his limit attempt. His training…

How to Get Strong: Strength Training Made Simple. Part 1: Cultivating the Mind

First of all, your mind and body must work in tandem with each other. Think in terms of Yin and Yang. There is no division, no separation between these two powers. They must be focused and harnessed as one sole…

The Biggest Bench Press Mistake

Have You Ever Wondered Why People Are So Obsessed With The Bench Press? I used to ask myself, what’s the big deal with the bench press anyway? It didn’t matter if it was at school with my friends… at work…

Bodybuilding and Powerlifting Books

Recommended Bodybuilding and Powerlifting Books Recommended bodybuilding and powerlifting books. Looking for a good read, or possibly some quality bodybuilding or powerlifting instruction? Look no further. Better Than Steroids Beyond Brawn Brawn Brother Iron, Sister Steel Encyclopedia of Bodybuilding Practical…

The “Conjugate Method” Made Simple

“When lifters repeatedly use the same simple method of training to raise their strength level, they will eventually stall. Like the scholar who must utilize many sources of information to achieve a higher level of knowledge, the lifter must incorporate…

Squat The Key Lift

Muscle and Brawn Authors

The squat has been labeled a monster by the Journal of American Medical Association (Aug. 1961) and by Prof. Karl Klein of the University of Texas in Sports Illustrated (March 12, 1962). Coaches across the country, who once used squats…

Ohio State Buckeye Workout Chart

Ohio State Buckeye Workout Chart The first (bolded) column is your current 1 Rep Max (1RM). Find your 1RM, and perform the workout as listed. Have you tried the Buckeye? Let us know your thoughts in the comments section below….