Posts Tagged "Strength Training"

Strength Training with Dwight Howard

“I have always wanted to stand out and separate myself from everybody else. I have achieved that and everything else because of God and hard work.” -Dwight Howard Dwight Howard was once skinny and doubted. As a seventh-grade point guard…

Strength Training with Reggie Bush

My main motivation is to bounce back harder and stronger than ever before. That’s my job; that’s what I do. I play football. And when I’m done with this game, I want to be known as one of the best…

Strength Training With Kevin Durant

The Oklahoma City Thunder haven’t won many games this season. And our visit with the upstart team took place the day after an especially crushing defeat to the Memphis Grizzlies, in a game during which the Thunder flexed a substantial…

Developing an Effective Strength Training Program

Developing an Effective Strength Training Program, by Dr. Raymond Tucker The key for athletic success begins in the weight room. Studies have shown that athletes who participate in a strength training program are faster, quicker, and more explosive, and they…

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…

10 Surefire Ways to Help You Squat Big

I watched the guys squatting over in the corner of the gym and knew immediately the subject of my next article for T-mag. After a few warm-up sets and some instruction from the trainer, these guys began to perform some…

The Periodization Bible

The Periodization Bible Part 1: The Old Testament — Linear Periodization by Dave Tate Dave Tate knows strength. Dave’s been assisting and training under Louie Simmons of Westside Barbell fame for over 10 years and has consulted thousands of athletes…