powerlifting

How to Stop Your Lower Back Pain

How miserable it is not to be able to go to the gym, follow your training plan, or possibly even tie your shoes. How can you get back to feeling good and back to training?

Proven Strategies for Getting Stronger

Every approach is simple to implement, but could make the difference in reaching your next personal record - or reaching the bottom of your pistol squat.

Weekly Training in Preparation for Worlds (Athlete Journal 95)

I'm eighteen weeks out from the AAU Powerlifting World Championships. Here's my training plan.

Get Stronger and Stay Honest With Pause Reps

Learn the underlying physiology that makes pause reps work and a simple aspect of pausing that, though incredibly important, is often overlooked.

My Competition Results (Athlete Journal 94)

I competed in the 2014 100% Raw! Federation’s American Challenge last weekend, and was happy with the results.

The 7 Laws of Training According to Dr. Fred Hatfield

Hatfield was a national-level college gymnast and squatted over 1,000lbs at the age of 45. He's done all this by following specific principles.

Powerlifting Versus Olympic Squats: Which Is Better?

Even though they are both legitimate, there is a difference when considering the utility and risks of each method.

Small Band Load Increases Power and Speed

In a new study, use of elastic tubing during the clean pull improved performance in competitive Olympic weightlifters.

How to Brace and Breathe Properly for Weightlifting

Bracing is important, but it isn’t the only piece of the puzzle to creating a trunk that is stable enough to stand up with massive weights on the chest or overhead.

Beltless Squat - 635lbs x 10: Dan Green (Friday Flick)

Watch World Record Holder Dan Green demonstrate his raw strength - raw on every level.

How the Flat Bench Came to Be

Prior to this invention, athletes pressed from the floor. And the bench wasn't created until sometime in the 1950s.

How to Beat Shoulder Pain (and Still Lift)

If you're fighting shoulder pain to get under the squat bar, give these compression techniques a go.

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