Category : Strength Training

Strength Training

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… Read more

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Strength Training

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 through and got buried…

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Strength Training

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

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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 sore…did I train too hard last
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Paul Anderson: How I Developed my Pulling Power

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 clean. Not advancing the way I should… Read more

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Strength Training

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… Read more

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Strength Training

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 Deficit DeadliftsRead more

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Strength Training

Frequent Pulling for Faster Progress: 12 Weeks to a Bigger Deadlift

Frequent Pulling for Faster Progress: 12 Weeks to a Bigger Deadlift, by Eric Cressey

The deadlift is the bastard child of powerlifting; it doesn’t get much love.  Maybe it’s the fact that the deadlift is less impacted by equipment than… Read more

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