Category : Training

Old School Strength Training

My Beginnings by Paul Anderson

When I was in college, all of the football players lived together in one large athletic dorm called McGee Hall, on the old Furman University  campus. As strange as it may seem there were no coaches or any other adults living in the dormitory with… Read more

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Old School Strength Training

Bob Peoples – World’s Greatest Deadlifter

There has been quite a bit of controversy as to whether or not power lifting competitions should be held and who should govern these lifts. I served on the first committee for power lifting appointed by Mr. David A. Matlin, National AAU Weightlifting… Read more

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Old School 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 partner, who weighed 30 lbs. less than he, … Read more

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Old School

The Mental Approach

One fact appears to be certain in the weight lifting field: whenever anyone fails to make substantial gains from training, he immediately begins to search for some nonexistent secrets that will assure him of success. He feels that he must find… Read more

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Training

3 Ways to Train Like a Fool

low reps build muscle

Let me guess…you’ve just flipped through the latest issue of Flex or Muscular Development, and you’re pumped to hit the gym. Your testicles feel swollen like grapefruits, and you’re ready to swole-a-fy yourself… Read more

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Training

Understanding Workouts – Do I Work Traps with Shoulders or Back?

Do I Work Traps with Shoulders or Back?

Traps can be worked with either your shoulders or back. Your traps and shoulders work together on many shoulder exercises, such as the military press and lateral raise.

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Training

Understanding Workouts – When Should I Add Weight?

When Should I Add Weight?

Progression is king in muscle building. To get bigger, you have to add more weight to the bar. Even if you are using high intensity techniques including rest-pause work, slow negative training, etc., you can’t… Read more

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