powerlifting

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.

How to Analyze Which of Your Lifts Need Attention

You have to do a certain amount of every lift to ensure strength and skill development. But how do you know which is weakest and how to adapt your training?

3 Steps to Improving Your Performance (Athlete Journal 103)

When you think about your training as a system composed of several interrelated components, you're likely to succeed.

6 Training Roadblocks and 6 Guides to Getting Over Them

This week's articles are all about the various obstacles we perceive in our training and the ways we can overcome, defeat, and transform them.

15 Practical Strategies to Increase Your Deadlift Max

This article provides you with fifteen practical strategies you can use start using right now if you’re serious about increasing your deadlift.

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