Category Archive for "Strength Training"

The K.I.S.S. Method for Strength Training

This is my personal approach to strength training. K.I.S.S. stands for Keep It Simple Stupid! You want a bigger squat, bench, deadlift, and overhead press? Then why do you do all these other useless movements as your main focus? Curling…

Competing In Powerlifting: Priceless Experiences

“The bar is loaded (TBIL)”, shouts the head judge, as I approach the platform with nothing but extreme focus and determination, with my knees suffocated from the wraps.  The squat command was given, and it seemed like an eternity until…

Overcoming Your Sticking Points: A Powerlifter’s Guide to Obtaining their One Rep Max

I walked up to the squat rack, I loaded the bar on my back, it felt heavy so I wimped it out. I couldn’t stabilize myself, and I was shaking. When I went down I felt scared. I hesitated halfway…

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Smash F’ing Weights: How to get Ready for One Rep Max Lift

Smash F’ing Weights When going to attempt a 1 rep max lift, there are several things you must consider before doing so: Did I sleep well enough this week? Did I eat enough food today? Am I still feel really…

Paul Anderson: How I Developed my Pulling Power

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How I Developed my Pulling Power by Paul Anderson Just as in the press, when I found I only pressing was not enough to develop my pressing power; my pull did not advance rapidly from just performing the snatch and…

So You Want to be Strong

So you want to be Strong? Learn the different types of strength. First things first: knowing the different types of “strength”. One of the most grueling, demanding and toughest sports in the world is the Strongman competition. One of the…

Hit Those Hamstrings Hard

Hit those Hamstrings Hard! Sick of waiting in line and relying on machines to hit your hamstrings? Fret no more. Here are my top 5 favorite exercises for the hamstrings. Leave those reverse curls for the girls. 1. Hang Romanian…