strength and conditioning
You're Not an Elite Athlete, So Stop Acting Like One
Before you get all elite, you might need to dial back to the fundamentals that exist in and outside the gym.
Build Functional Strength With the Shovel Lift
This lift uses the length of the barbell to add even more challenge to our bodies.
Whither Goest Weightlifting? Exciting Times for a Growing Sport
Here's a look at where Olympic weightlifting has been and where it is going - from the perspectiveof an old-timer.
8 Unconventional Uses for the Trap (Hex) Bar
These movements have produced amazing results for myself and my clients. Mainly because the hex bar is the perfect regression tool for the traditional barbell deadlift.
The Ultimate Guide to Rows for Every Athlete
How can you get on the Rowed to Bowed? Here are my five favorite row exercises.
The Secrets to Pain-Free Hypertrophy Training
This is not your average bodybuilder program. Here are a few of my top training methods to help you reach your goals in a pain-free way.
Total-Body Circuit Strength Training: A Conditioning Wake-Up Call
These total-body circuits are a challenging test of strength and endurance to add to your training.
4 Needless Mistakes You're Making in Strongman Training
Let’s have a look at some common mistakes in approach and preparation for strongman competitions.
5 Ways to Push Past a Squat Plateau
Try as you might, your squat is stuck. And it has been for a while. Let's look at the underlying causes to fix the problem.
What Isometric Training Says About Your Back Squat 1RM
A new study suggests isometric training may have real value for your back squat.
Caitlyn Jenner: I Just Had to Comment
The recent controversy over Caitlyn Jenner proves the world out there is not always so well versed in sport issues as I might have presumed.
Obstacle Course Success: Advice From Champion Jason Rulo
Jason Rulo is off to the 2015 Obstacle Course Racing World Championships. He shared his insights about training for these events.
4 Weeks to Get Spartan Race Ready
This four-week program designed by Andrew Read will improve strength, endurance, and power to get you ready for an obstacle course race.
An 8-Week Longevity-Based Program for Masters Weightlifters
Today's over-forty population thrives on competition, and Olympic weightlifting is a perfect outlet. Here's a safe, effective program.
From Circus Acts to World Titles: The History of Girevoy Sport
Girevoy Sport has come a long way since the early days of circus strongman performances.
The Greatest Inventions in Strength Training History
You've got to love it. So many fantastic tools are available for your strength-training program.
"Can You Go?" Dan John's New Program Design Resource for Athletes
Even if you think you already know everything about programming, you'll learn something from this new book.
4 Weeks of Girevoy Sport Training: Do You Have What It Takes?
The following program is a sample of one week’s training designed to practice girevoy sport training.
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