powerlifting

Whole-Body Versus Split-Training: Which Is Best? (Athlete Journal 111)

This week I set a bench press record for 2014. I've also shared my ideas for scheduling your workouts.

Is It Possible to Squat Too Much? (Athlete Journal 3)

After a few days of struggling to make it up the stairs, I figured it was time to make some revisions to my training plan.

How to Manage Time, Energy, Emotions, and Expectations to Achieve Results

Charles Staley has shared his journals so you can see how to optimize your training at any age.

Six Weeks Isn't Much Time (Athlete Journal 2)

I’ll be training four times per week and dramatically increasing my volume for the six weeks before my next powerlifting meet.

How I Got Started in Competitive Powerlifting (Athlete Journal 1)

I had been lifting heavy for a few years, but never had a goal to work towards. I decided it was time to compete.

Same But Different (Athlete Journal 108)

Specificity is both necessary and problematic. Not enough and you don’t make progress. Too much and you’ll fall prey to stagnation.

crossFIXE HANDS Tube and MUSCLE Paste (Product Review)

Anyone who lifts regularly knows the importance of hand maintenance and muscle pain relief. That's where crossFIXE can help.

The Lifting/Longevity Paradox (Athlete Journal 107)

I often wonder: If my sole or primary objective was to feel as good as possible at age eighty, would I still lift as hard as I do?

Using Powerful Body Language Can Increase Your Actual Power

What if acting more dominant can help you lift more weight? Research says your body language can change your body’s physiology.

The Absence of Logic: Possible Versus Likely (Athlete Journal 106)

“My trainer says that if you eat too much protein, it’ll turn to fat.” What's wrong with this statement?

Anderson's 1,200lb Squat: Did He Do It?

Did Paul Anderson really squat double what anyone else even thought of squatting, several times a day?

Bracing, Breathing, and Belts - A Lifter's Guide

When people ask me what I think of wearing belts, I feel the need to explain some of the fundamental concepts behind them.

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