strength sports

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.

5 Tips for Learning New Skills (Athlete Journal 93)

This week I've been thinking a lot about the learning process and how it relates to complex movements.

Weekly Volume: 70,515 lbs (Athlete Journal Entry 82)

My training volume this week was the highest it's been in a while, so I may have to take a deload week.

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