strength sports

For the most success, avoid these critical oversights when setting your training goals.
It’s not sustainable to kill it in the gym every week. So when your body asks for a few weeks off, just do it.
Here are the two essential questions you need to answer when planning your deload week.
This week I worked on my weaknesses and took some advice from a friend about varying my squat stance.
Last week I tested my maxes and had a mock meet to help gauge where I am and where I need to improve.
As the new year approaches, think about your average daily habits and look for opportunities to improve them.
I challenge you to explore your personal system of training and assess what's most important to you.
The craziest thing happened this week: all of my lifts felt amazing, on every workout.
If you're looking for a comprehensive book from a coach who has done it all, this is it.
One of the advantages of weight training is that it allows for quantification of your body's response to stressors.
I took Thanksgiving off to be with my family and missed my deadlifts, but otherwise it was a good training week.
After a five-year hiatus, I’m going to do a weightlifting meet in May 2015.
My next plan sticks to basics and mirrors the infamous Smolov cycle.
After about two years of not doing a snatch, I hit 85% of my all-time best result this week. How is this possible?
If you aren’t already doing so, start documenting and tracking your daily, weekly, and monthly volume.
This week I set a bench press record for 2014. I've also shared my ideas for scheduling your workouts.
After a few days of struggling to make it up the stairs, I figured it was time to make some revisions to my training plan.
Your mental climate during workouts is one of the most significant factors for success. Here's how to optimize it.