Variable resistance training is what you see when a lifter adds elastic bands or chains to a lift. Science takes a look at its effectiveness and the role it plays in power development.
Whether you're an Olympic lifter, a CrossFitter, or any other type of athlete training the Olympic lifts, there are some important rules you need to obey when stepping on the platform.
CT Fletcher is a six-time world champion in the bench press and strict press. Here are his tips for powerlifters. ***Profanity Warning***
Does a bigger squat or deadlift always mean a bigger quick lift? Is there an ideal ratio between these lifts and your Olympic lifts? Yes, there is, and here's what a bad ratio means you need to do.
This week I'll share some of the things I'm doing to check my squat for weaknesses and get my leg and glute firing the way they should be.
This week I share a video of the gym co-owner moving some serious weight. There's some funny competition going on at the gym and also some good news about my bicep injury.
I'm going to walk you through how I deadlift - step by step. You might be missing some small, but important details that could make the difference in lifting a lot more.
I think this is probably the single best deadlifting book I have read. This book isn’t just for learning basic technique either, it has something for everyone.
Two greats of strength training, Pavel and Andy, wrote a book that focuses on all three powerlifting movements, but specifically on how to improve your deadlift.
This week my journal includes my training summary, plus two videos - one training video and a second with some tips on how to improve your grip.
I've pulled 1,008lbs in competition. Want to know how you can lift heavier, too? Here are my top five tips for better deadlifting, no matter what kind of athlete you are.
My gym has grown rapidly, which is great but also makes it harder to focus on my workouts, so I'll share how I'm counteracting that. This week's training went well and my quad is feeling better.
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