powerlifting

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.

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.

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