strength sports

The Power of Positive Skill Transfer (Athlete Journal 116)

After about two years of not doing a snatch, I hit 85% of my all-time best result this week. How is this possible?

You Can't Master It Until You Measure It (Athlete Journal 115)

If you aren’t already doing so, start documenting and tracking your daily, weekly, and monthly volume.

Whole-Body Versus Split-Training: Which Is Best? (Athlete Journal 111)

This week I set a bench press record for 2014. I've also shared my ideas for scheduling your workouts.

Is It Possible to Squat Too Much? (Athlete Journal 3)

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.

5 Mental Health Secrets for Better Workouts (Athlete Journal 109)

Your mental climate during workouts is one of the most significant factors for success. Here's how to optimize it.

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.

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.

The Sweet Spot Between Consistency and Intensity (Athlete Journal 102)

My orthopedic health is holding up great, and I had another productive week of training.

Eleven Weeks Until Worlds (Athlete Journal 101)

For the first time since starting the Matt Kroc deadlift cycle, I’m feeling confident that I’ll make it through the entire sixteen weeks.

What Have You Done For Me Lately? (Athlete Journal 100)

The most successful people keep constant pressure on themselves. This is the price that must be paid for excellence.

Expand Your Perspective (Athlete Journal 99)

To be successful in lifting, you have to use the greatest amount of intensity that you can sustain long-term.

Training vs. Testing (Athlete Journal 96)

If you’re a competitive athlete, the time for testing your maximum capacity is in competition, not in training.

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