Dresdin Archibald

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Traditionally, work is measured in total kilos lifted. In fact it depends on three things: the bodyweight of the lifter, the skill level of the lifter, and the particular exercise performed.
Strategy is an important factor in weightlifting competition. I've seen many times where a more skilled strategist has been able to defeat a stronger opponent merely by monitoring these factors.
Massage therapy can be an important part of the recovery process for weightlifters. (You are taking recovery time, right?) Here are all the ways a massage can help you lift more.
Remember you don't get strong doing a workout; you only get strong when you recover from a workout. Here are seven factors to add up how much recovery you need.
It's one thing to intentionally restrict range of motion for a specific purpose. It is quite another to add too much weight to handle properly and then to restrict your ROM due to your bad choices.
A well-planned and well-executed weight loss of between 1.5 to 2% of body weight should have no negative influence on competition results. How is this to be done, and done safely?
How does functional training affect us outside the gym, particularly at work? We might learn a few of the strongmen’s tricks that will make an industrial labor job a bit easier.
While strength endurance training is a requirement for strongman competitors, does it have value to Olympic lifters and powerlifters? I would say "yes," but not for the reason you might consider.
Speed-strength has two components, starting strength and explosive strength. We touched on starting strength previously, but now need to be more specific to understand what is happening.
Absolute strength can be subdivided into concentric, eccentric, and static strength. But just what are these different expressions of strength?
Let's talk about barbell knurling. How does it differ between barbells? How does it affect different lifters? How do you prep your hands to deal with it?
Kennedy’s legacy didn’t just involve politics; he also influenced the world of physical fitness. Let's look at what exactly JFK's legacy is in regard to our various sporting activities.