Strength Sports http://breakingmuscle.com/taxonomy/term/2021/all en Expand Your Perspective (Athlete Journal 99) http://breakingmuscle.com/strength-sports/expand-your-perspective-athlete-journal-99 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/strength-sports/expand-your-perspective-athlete-journal-99" class="imagecache imagecache-in_case_missed imagecache-linked imagecache-in_case_missed_linked"><img src="http://img.breakingmuscle.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/in_case_missed/images/headline/201407/screenshot2014-07-17at114212am.png" alt="" title="" width="185" height="105" class="imagecache imagecache-in_case_missed"/></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd">To be successful in lifting, you have to use the greatest amount of intensity that you can sustain long-term. </div></div></div><p><span style="font-size:18px;">Many lifters would argue for the idea that <a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/strength-conditioning/protocols-for-enhancing-intensity-in-strength-training" target="_blank">intensity</a> is the name of the game when it comes to lifting success. I would agree, with one slight qualification: lifting success is highly correlated to the greatest amount of intensity that you can <a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/strength-conditioning/a-different-version-of-crossfit-how-i-made-my-training-sustainable-and-injury-" target="_blank">sustain long-term</a>.</span></p> <p><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/strength-sports/expand-your-perspective-athlete-journal-99" target="_blank">read more</a></p> athlete journals breakingmuscle mature athletes strength sports Strength Sports Fri, 18 Jul 2014 21:00:00 +0000 21951 at http://breakingmuscle.com 5 Training Tips From Champion Powerlifter Chris Duffin http://breakingmuscle.com/strength-sports/5-training-tips-from-champion-powerlifter-chris-duffin <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/strength-sports/5-training-tips-from-champion-powerlifter-chris-duffin" class="imagecache imagecache-in_case_missed imagecache-linked imagecache-in_case_missed_linked"><img src="http://img.breakingmuscle.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/in_case_missed/images/headline/201407/chrisdsmalljpg.jpg" alt="" title="" width="185" height="105" class="imagecache imagecache-in_case_missed"/></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd">Chris Duffin is a really strong guy, and his training logs provide a lot of insight for anyone who wants to get stronger. </div></div></div><p><span style="font-size:18px;"><strong><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/coaches/chris-duffin" target="_blank">Chris Duffin</a> is the general manager of an aerospace manufacturing company. </strong>He also happens to be the world record holder for the raw squat in the 220lb class. And lest we forget, he also holds a Guinness World Record for the most weight deadlifted in one minute at 17,010 pounds (42 reps of 405lbs). </span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/strength-sports/5-training-tips-from-champion-powerlifter-chris-duffin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> athlete journals breakingmuscle Strength Sports Tue, 15 Jul 2014 21:00:00 +0000 21796 at http://breakingmuscle.com Training vs. Testing (Athlete Journal 96) http://breakingmuscle.com/strength-sports/training-vs-testing-athlete-journal-96 <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/strength-sports/training-vs-testing-athlete-journal-96" class="imagecache imagecache-in_case_missed imagecache-linked imagecache-in_case_missed_linked"><img src="http://img.breakingmuscle.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/in_case_missed/images/headline/201406/screenshot2014-06-26at101840am.png" alt="" title="" width="185" height="105" class="imagecache imagecache-in_case_missed"/></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd">If you’re a competitive athlete, the time for testing your maximum capacity is in competition, not in training. </div></div></div><p><span style="font-size:18px;"><strong>There is a pattern I&rsquo;m often guilty of falling into (and you might be doing this, too) that relates to constantly testing your limits in training, as opposed to actually just training.</strong> Let me explain what I mean.</span></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/strength-sports/training-vs-testing-athlete-journal-96" target="_blank">read more</a></p> athlete journals breakingmuscle strength and conditioning strength sports Strength Sports Fri, 27 Jun 2014 21:00:00 +0000 20831 at http://breakingmuscle.com Athlete Journal: Chris Duffin, Entry 88 - 5x5 Bench at 425lbs http://breakingmuscle.com/strength-sports/athlete-journal-chris-duffin-entry-88-5x5-bench-at-425lbs <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/strength-sports/athlete-journal-chris-duffin-entry-88-5x5-bench-at-425lbs" class="imagecache imagecache-in_case_missed imagecache-linked imagecache-in_case_missed_linked"><img src="http://img.breakingmuscle.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/in_case_missed/images/headline/20140210/screenshot2014-02-10at42541pm.png" alt="" title="" width="185" height="105" class="imagecache imagecache-in_case_missed"/></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd">I hit some pretty high volume at the beginning of this week. I continued doing the SSB squats with chains and have also started using the ab wheel on my days off. </div></div></div><p><strong><em>EDITOR&#39;S NOTE:</em></strong>&nbsp;<em>Welcome to the Athlete Journal of world champion powerlifter Chris Duffin. Follow Chris as he trains and competes in various events over the coming year. Chris&#39;s journal will be posted every Tuesday. You can also read about Chris on his website</em>&nbsp;<em><a href="http://www.kabukiwarrior.com/" target="_blank">Kabuki Warrior</a>.</em></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong><u>Athlete Journal: Chris Duffin, Entry 88 - 5x5 Bench at 425lbs</u></strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/strength-sports/athlete-journal-chris-duffin-entry-88-5x5-bench-at-425lbs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> athlete journals breakingmuscle powerlifting strength sports Strength Sports Wed, 12 Feb 2014 01:00:00 +0000 11216 at http://breakingmuscle.com Athlete Journal: Chris Duffin, Entry 87 - Cycling Down http://breakingmuscle.com/strength-sports/athlete-journal-chris-duffin-entry-87-cycling-down <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/strength-sports/athlete-journal-chris-duffin-entry-87-cycling-down" class="imagecache imagecache-in_case_missed imagecache-linked imagecache-in_case_missed_linked"><img src="http://img.breakingmuscle.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/in_case_missed/images/headline/20140204/img7428.jpg" alt="" title="" width="185" height="105" class="imagecache imagecache-in_case_missed"/></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd">After the last couple weeks of heavy volume it was time to cycle it down a little. The timing worked well as I had to take a day off from training anyway. </div></div></div><p><strong><em>EDITOR&#39;S NOTE:</em></strong>&nbsp;<em>Welcome to the Athlete Journal of world champion powerlifter Chris Duffin. Follow Chris as he trains and competes in various events over the coming year. Chris&#39;s journal will be posted every Tuesday. You can also read about Chris on his website</em>&nbsp;<em><a href="http://www.kabukiwarrior.com/" target="_blank">Kabuki Warrior</a>.</em></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong><u>Athlete Journal: Chris Duffin, Entry 87 - Cycling Down</u></strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/strength-sports/athlete-journal-chris-duffin-entry-87-cycling-down" target="_blank">read more</a></p> athlete journals breakingmuscle powerlifting strength sports Strength Sports Wed, 05 Feb 2014 01:00:00 +0000 10721 at http://breakingmuscle.com Athlete Journal: Chris Duffin, Entry 86 - Massive Volume http://breakingmuscle.com/strength-sports/athlete-journal-chris-duffin-entry-86-massive-volume <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/strength-sports/athlete-journal-chris-duffin-entry-86-massive-volume" class="imagecache imagecache-in_case_missed imagecache-linked imagecache-in_case_missed_linked"><img src="http://img.breakingmuscle.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/in_case_missed/images/headline/20140127/screenshot2014-01-28at10407pm.png" alt="" title="" width="185" height="105" class="imagecache imagecache-in_case_missed"/></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd">I've been coming off a cold this last week, but nevertheless I hit some epic lifts on my squat and deadlift, as well as some awesome volume on benching. </div></div></div><p><strong><em>EDITOR&#39;S NOTE:</em></strong>&nbsp;<em>Welcome to the Athlete Journal of world champion powerlifter Chris Duffin. Follow Chris as he trains and competes in various events over the coming year. Chris&#39;s journal will be posted every Tuesday. You can also read about Chris on his website</em>&nbsp;<em><a href="http://www.kabukiwarrior.com/" target="_blank">Kabuki Warrior</a>.</em></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong><u>Athlete Journal: Chris Duffin, Entry 86 - Massive Volume</u></strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/strength-sports/athlete-journal-chris-duffin-entry-86-massive-volume" target="_blank">read more</a></p> athlete journals breakingmuscle powerlifting strength sports Strength Sports Wed, 29 Jan 2014 01:00:00 +0000 10261 at http://breakingmuscle.com Athlete Journal: Chris Duffin, Entry 85 - Heavy Squat Session http://breakingmuscle.com/strength-sports/athlete-journal-chris-duffin-entry-85-heavy-squat-session <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/strength-sports/athlete-journal-chris-duffin-entry-85-heavy-squat-session" class="imagecache imagecache-in_case_missed imagecache-linked imagecache-in_case_missed_linked"><img src="http://img.breakingmuscle.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/in_case_missed/images/headline/20140120/screenshot2014-01-20at23453pm.png" alt="" title="" width="185" height="105" class="imagecache imagecache-in_case_missed"/></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd">I managed to get in a heavy squat workout this week before I got hit with the nasty bug that's been going around in my house. </div></div></div><p><strong><em>EDITOR&#39;S NOTE:</em></strong>&nbsp;<em>Welcome to the Athlete Journal of world champion powerlifter Chris Duffin. Follow Chris as he trains and competes in various events over the coming year. Chris&#39;s journal will be posted every Tuesday. You can also read about Chris on his website</em>&nbsp;<em><a href="http://www.kabukiwarrior.com/" target="_blank">Kabuki Warrior</a>.</em></p> <div> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong><u>Athlete Journal: Chris Duffin, Entry 85 -Heavy Squat Session</u></strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> </div><p><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/strength-sports/athlete-journal-chris-duffin-entry-85-heavy-squat-session" target="_blank">read more</a></p> breakingmuscle powerlifting Squat strength sports Strength Sports Wed, 22 Jan 2014 01:00:00 +0000 9686 at http://breakingmuscle.com Athlete Journal: Chris Duffin, Entry 84 - Extra Training Day http://breakingmuscle.com/strength-sports/athlete-journal-chris-duffin-entry-84-extra-training-day <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/strength-sports/athlete-journal-chris-duffin-entry-84-extra-training-day" class="imagecache imagecache-in_case_missed imagecache-linked imagecache-in_case_missed_linked"><img src="http://img.breakingmuscle.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/in_case_missed/images/headline/20140114/screenshot2014-01-14at82342am.png" alt="" title="" width="185" height="105" class="imagecache imagecache-in_case_missed"/></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd">Today I've included a video of my extra training day I do every week - also known as "Stupid, Random S**t Day." </div></div></div><div> <p><strong><em>EDITOR&#39;S NOTE:</em></strong>&nbsp;<em>Welcome to the Athlete Journal of world champion powerlifter Chris Duffin. Follow Chris as he trains and competes in various events over the coming year. Chris&#39;s journal will be posted every Tuesday. You can also read about Chris on his website</em>&nbsp;<em><a href="http://www.kabukiwarrior.com/" target="_blank">Kabuki Warrior</a>.</em></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong><u>Athlete Journal: Chris Duffin, Entry 84 - Extra Training Day</u></strong></p> </div><p><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/strength-sports/athlete-journal-chris-duffin-entry-84-extra-training-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> athlete journals breakingmuscle powerlifting strength sports Strength Sports Wed, 15 Jan 2014 01:00:00 +0000 9276 at http://breakingmuscle.com Athlete Journal: Chris Duffin, Entry 83 - Ringing in the New Year with 800lb Squats http://breakingmuscle.com/strength-sports/athlete-journal-chris-duffin-entry-83-ringing-in-the-new-year-with-800lb-squats <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/strength-sports/athlete-journal-chris-duffin-entry-83-ringing-in-the-new-year-with-800lb-squats" class="imagecache imagecache-in_case_missed imagecache-linked imagecache-in_case_missed_linked"><img src="http://img.breakingmuscle.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/in_case_missed/images/headline/20140107/screenshot2014-01-07at95244am.png" alt="" title="" width="185" height="105" class="imagecache imagecache-in_case_missed"/></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd">Between moving to a new gym facility and squatting heavy - 800lbs, to be exact - for the first time in months, I think 2014 is off to a good start. </div></div></div><p><strong><em>EDITOR&#39;S NOTE:</em></strong>&nbsp;<em>Welcome to the Athlete Journal of world champion powerlifter Chris Duffin. Follow Chris as he trains and competes in various events over the coming year. Chris&#39;s journal will be posted every Tuesday. You can also read about Chris on his website</em>&nbsp;<em><a href="http://www.kabukiwarrior.com/" target="_blank">Kabuki Warrior</a>.</em></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong><u>Athlete Journal: Chris Duffin, Entry 83 - Ringing in the New Year With 800lb Squats</u></strong></p> <p class="rtecenter">&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/strength-sports/athlete-journal-chris-duffin-entry-83-ringing-in-the-new-year-with-800lb-squats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> athlete journals breakingmuscle powerlifting strength sports Strength Sports Tue, 07 Jan 2014 23:00:00 +0000 8891 at http://breakingmuscle.com Athlete Journal: Chris Duffin, Entry 82 - Onward and Upward http://breakingmuscle.com/strength-sports/athlete-journal-chris-duffin-entry-82-onward-and-upward <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/strength-sports/athlete-journal-chris-duffin-entry-82-onward-and-upward" class="imagecache imagecache-in_case_missed imagecache-linked imagecache-in_case_missed_linked"><img src="http://img.breakingmuscle.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/in_case_missed/images/headline/20131227/screenshot2013-12-27at30616pm.png" alt="" title="" width="185" height="105" class="imagecache imagecache-in_case_missed"/></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd">I finished off the year with some heavy 665lb speed squats and my last week training at our old gym location before we move to our new facilities. A good way to wrap up the year! </div></div></div><p><strong><em>EDITOR&#39;S NOTE:</em></strong>&nbsp;<em>Welcome to the Athlete Journal of world champion powerlifter Chris Duffin. Follow Chris as he trains and competes in various events over the coming year. Chris&#39;s journal will be posted every Tuesday. You can also read about Chris on his website</em>&nbsp;<em><a href="http://www.kabukiwarrior.com/" target="_blank">Kabuki Warrior</a>.</em></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong><u>Athlete Journal: Chris Duffin, Entry 82 - Onward and Upward</u></strong></p> <p class="rtecenter">&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/strength-sports/athlete-journal-chris-duffin-entry-82-onward-and-upward" target="_blank">read more</a></p> athlete journals breakingmuscle powerlifting strength sports Strength Sports Tue, 31 Dec 2013 17:00:00 +0000 8136 at http://breakingmuscle.com Athlete Journal: Chris Duffin, Entry 81 - Straight Into Squats http://breakingmuscle.com/strength-sports/athlete-journal-chris-duffin-entry-81-straight-into-squats <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/strength-sports/athlete-journal-chris-duffin-entry-81-straight-into-squats" class="imagecache imagecache-in_case_missed imagecache-linked imagecache-in_case_missed_linked"><img src="http://img.breakingmuscle.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/in_case_missed/images/headline/20131217/pullups.jpg" alt="" title="" width="185" height="105" class="imagecache imagecache-in_case_missed"/></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd">I missed Monday’s work due to some offsite training for work. So no bench press for the week. I went straight into squats on Wednesday for a short workout. </div></div></div><p><strong><em>EDITOR&#39;S NOTE:</em></strong>&nbsp;<em>Welcome to the Athlete Journal of world champion powerlifter Chris Duffin. Follow Chris as he trains and competes in various events over the coming year. Chris&#39;s journal will be posted every Tuesday. You can also read about Chris on his website</em>&nbsp;<em><a href="http://www.kabukiwarrior.com/" target="_blank">Kabuki Warrior</a>.</em></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong><u>Athlete Journal: Chris Duffin, Entry 81 - Straight Into Squats</u></strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/strength-sports/athlete-journal-chris-duffin-entry-81-straight-into-squats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> athlete journals breakingmuscle powerlifting strength sports Strength Sports Tue, 17 Dec 2013 23:00:00 +0000 7566 at http://breakingmuscle.com Athlete Journal: Chris Duffin, Entry 80 - High Volume Bench Week http://breakingmuscle.com/strength-sports/athlete-journal-chris-duffin-entry-80-high-volume-bench-week <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/strength-sports/athlete-journal-chris-duffin-entry-80-high-volume-bench-week" class="imagecache imagecache-in_case_missed imagecache-linked imagecache-in_case_missed_linked"><img src="http://img.breakingmuscle.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/in_case_missed/images/headline/20131210/screenshot2013-12-10at111657am.png" alt="" title="" width="185" height="105" class="imagecache imagecache-in_case_missed"/></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd">Last week I did some decent benching, so I decided to bump up the volume this week before the holiday craziness kicks in. </div></div></div><p style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0.0001pt; line-height: 15pt;"><em><strong>EDITOR&#39;S NOTE:</strong> Welcome to the Athlete Journal of world champion powerlifter Chris Duffin. Follow Chris as he trains and competes in various events over the coming year. Chris&#39;s journal will be posted every Tuesday. You can also read about Chris on his website <a href="http://www.kabukiwarrior.com/" target="_blank">Kabuki Warrior</a>. </em></p> <p style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0.0001pt; line-height: 15pt;">&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/strength-sports/athlete-journal-chris-duffin-entry-80-high-volume-bench-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> athlete journals breakingmuscle powerlifting strength sports Strength Sports Tue, 10 Dec 2013 23:00:00 +0000 7062 at http://breakingmuscle.com Athlete Journal: Chris Duffin, Entry 79 - Thanksgiving Training http://breakingmuscle.com/strength-sports/athlete-journal-chris-duffin-entry-79-thanksgiving-training <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/strength-sports/athlete-journal-chris-duffin-entry-79-thanksgiving-training" class="imagecache imagecache-in_case_missed imagecache-linked imagecache-in_case_missed_linked"><img src="http://img.breakingmuscle.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/in_case_missed/images/headline/20131203/screenshot2013-12-03at121522pm.png" alt="" title="" width="185" height="105" class="imagecache imagecache-in_case_missed"/></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd">This week was Thanksgiving, so I put all those extra calories and carbs to good use during my holiday training. </div></div></div><p style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0.0001pt; line-height: 15pt;"><em><strong>EDITOR&#39;S NOTE:</strong> Welcome to the Athlete Journal of world champion powerlifter Chris Duffin. Follow Chris as he trains and competes in various events over the coming year. Chris&#39;s journal will be posted every Tuesday. You can also read about Chris on his website <a href="http://www.kabukiwarrior.com/" target="_blank">Kabuki Warrior</a>. </em></p> <p style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0.0001pt; line-height: 15pt;">&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/strength-sports/athlete-journal-chris-duffin-entry-79-thanksgiving-training" target="_blank">read more</a></p> athlete journals breakingmuscle powerlifting strength sports Strength Sports Tue, 03 Dec 2013 23:00:00 +0000 6987 at http://breakingmuscle.com Athlete Journal: Chris Duffin, Entry 78 - The Revenge of the Safety Squat Bar http://breakingmuscle.com/strength-sports/athlete-journal-chris-duffin-entry-78-the-revenge-of-the-safety-squat-bar <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/strength-sports/athlete-journal-chris-duffin-entry-78-the-revenge-of-the-safety-squat-bar" class="imagecache imagecache-in_case_missed imagecache-linked imagecache-in_case_missed_linked"><img src="http://img.breakingmuscle.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/in_case_missed/images/headline/20131126/screenshot2013-11-26at120723pm.png" alt="" title="" width="185" height="105" class="imagecache imagecache-in_case_missed"/></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd">Despite spending half the week cramped up in little aircrafts, I was able to get most of my training in. On Thursday I did some SSB work and am still feeling the burn almost a week later. </div></div></div><p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/strength-sports/athlete-journal-chris-duffin-entry-78-the-revenge-of-the-safety-squat-bar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> athlete journals breakingmuscle powerlifting strength sports Strength Sports Tue, 26 Nov 2013 23:00:00 +0000 6912 at http://breakingmuscle.com Athlete Journal: Chris Duffin, Entry 77 - Wrapping Up Volume Week http://breakingmuscle.com/strength-sports/athlete-journal-chris-duffin-entry-77-wrapping-up-volume-week <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-headline-image"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd"><a href="/strength-sports/athlete-journal-chris-duffin-entry-77-wrapping-up-volume-week" class="imagecache imagecache-in_case_missed imagecache-linked imagecache-in_case_missed_linked"><img src="http://img.breakingmuscle.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/in_case_missed/images/headline/20131120/screenshot2013-11-20at125134pm.png" alt="" title="" width="185" height="105" class="imagecache imagecache-in_case_missed"/></a></div></div></div><div class="field field-type-text field-field-teaser"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item odd">A lot of this week was devoted to wrapping up some volume work from last week. Check out the video for some tips on pause squats and the sumo pulls. </div></div></div><p>&nbsp;</p> <p><a href="http://breakingmuscle.com/strength-sports/athlete-journal-chris-duffin-entry-77-wrapping-up-volume-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> athlete journals breakingmuscle powerlifting strength sports Strength Sports Wed, 20 Nov 2013 23:00:00 +0000 6830 at http://breakingmuscle.com