Day 85 of 100 Bench press:   1 x 5 @ 85% of 2RM 3 x 5 @ 75% 1 x max rep @ 75% of 2RM 1 x max rep @ 60%   Rest as needed between sets. If sets of 5 require interruption, decrease weight for max rep set to 60-70%. When scheme is listed a ...
Strongmen Jacob Finerty and Shawn Braden Couch at The Training Hall.   Over the last decade, athletes and coaches have ventured away from the standard barbell to mix up the way they load their nervous system, to alter the biomechanics of a ...
My last few articles have dealt extensively with the need to hone our purpose and our values. We’ve looked at death, and why it is an essential context to create perspective. We’ve analyzed the six human needs according to Tony Robbins, ...
When it comes to pre-workout boosters, you can bet that there is a cult following at your gym over the latest expensive designer supplement. These flashy supplements may work (or not), but one thing is sure, you are paying hefty fees for their marketing c ...
When you think of important vitamins, no doubt you immediately think of the big 3: vitamin A, C, and E. Vitamin A is the rockstar that keeps your eyes, hair, skin, and fingernails healthy. Vitamin C is the immune-boosting superhero that's also he ...
Day 1 of 3: Week 7 A:   5 Rounds For Time: 5 Pull Ups 10 Push Ups 20 Box Jumps B:   Turkish Get Up Skill Work Complete 5-8 on Each Arm (not for time, rest as needed, using perfect form) C:   Accumulate 2 Minutes in Plank ...
Day 84 of 360 Back squat:   5 x 5 @ 75-80% of 2RM   Rest as needed between sets. If a set requires interruption, make as minor a weight adjustment as possible and continue uninterrupted. When scheme is listed as “5 x 5″, it alway ...
I think the older I get and the more errors I make, the better a coach I become. I look back on my writing history for this site and others, and I am developing quite the library of mistake articles and putting myself out there to help you learn from my ...
Day 6 of 100 Snatch High Pull & Snatch: (X/2+1)4 Clean High Pull & Clean (X/2+1)4 Back Squat: (X/3)4 Press: (X/4)3 Vertical Jump:  (0/4)4   ...
Day 1 0f 3, Week 2 So, this is week 2, but this is only circuit 3. Remember: we have a benchmark day every 3 day, Friday if you are following along on our schedule.   Every Tuesday and Thursday, at 6 pm PT, I have a Facebook Live challenge, you can ...
  When it comes to your training and nutrition knowledge, I always say it’s not the years but the miles; the wear and tear you experience teaches you what you need to know. No one pushes the iron for a number of years without a few nicks ...
Arnold Schwarzenegger once said, “Pay no attention to the people who say it can’t be done... I always listen to myself and say, ‘Yes, you can.’” This quote can be applied to many things in life, but it takes on a powerful m ...
Click Here to Download a PDF of the Entire 12-Week Cycle Diastasis recti is a thinning of the tissue that connects the two sides of the rectus abdominis. This tissue is called the linea alba.   When pressure builds, as inevitably happens ...
(Source: Bruce Klemens)   We all know that resistance training (weightlifting, HIIT training) is good for our health. It increases muscular strength and endurance, decreases body fat, speeds up our metabolism, improves immune health, balances hormon ...
  For those new to the gym, dieting, and training, it's easy to find a workout and eating program that works for you. With so many options and a blank canvas to work with, you can start working on your fitness in any number of ways.   But w ...
Day 83 of 360 9 rounds of the following kettlebell complex:   7 Deadlift 5 High pull 3 Full-range high pull (Up to) 1 minute rest   Today, entire sequence is performed with one kettlebell- Heaviest 3-rep full-range high pull governs we ...
  The practice of training and competing with weights can result in various injuries and damage to the athlete. The causes of injury could include carelessness, equipment problems, the training hall itself, clothing, the physical and ...