Category Archive for "Training"

World Powerlifting Alliance (WPA)

World Powerlifting Alliance (WPA) World Powerlifting Alliance Meet Results World Powerlifting Alliance Rulebook World Powerlifting AllianceMmembership Application World Powerlifting Alliance Photos The World Powerlifting Alliance is the international branch of the American Powerlifting Association APA. It was established in 1987….

The Boring But Big Training Program From The Man Who Out-Muscled Arnold

In 1966, the world’s most famous bodybuilder (Arnold Schwartzeneggar) enter the Mr. Universe Amateur competition (talll division). He took 2nd place. The man who beat him? Chet Yorton. Here’s some incredible details about the man who defeated the Austrian oak…

Doug Hepburn: The Two Hands Curl

Muscle and Brawn Authors

The Two Hands Curl, by Doug Hepburn (1952) Among the half-dozen of so exercises in which I have always been particularly interested, is the two hands curl. I have always maintained that there is a basic movement which can determine…

My Failed Attempt At Box Squats/Wide Stance Squats

Mick Madden

For most of my life I’ve performed conventional, narrow stance squats. Way back in the day, or 1986 for those of you keeping score at home, I stumbled upon a picture of Tom Platz performing deep, narrow stanced squats. His…

Five Minute Fitness: No Equipment Needed

Matt Marshall

In the 1950’s, the Royal Canadian Air Force asked scientist Bill Orban to create a fitness plan for their pilots. (At the time, a whopping 33% of Royal Canadian Air Force pilots were considered “unfit” for flight.) Orban was given…

Dave Draper Top Squat Review

Mick Madden

Dave Draper Top Squat Review As my mother would say, I’m not a Spring chicken anymore. At 42, I am stronger than I have ever been in my life, but I am also fragile. Though I have remained injury free…

Making Squats Work For You

Rock Rannick

Bodybuilders today are still debating on whether squats are beneficial or not. Many fitness experts and squat advocates consider the squat as the best type of exercise, claiming that there is no other type of exercise which comes close to…