Strength Training

Want to be a better coach? These simple techniques will help you along your way.
People often forget about the secret places - in particular the shoulders, midsection, glutes, and ankles. Here's are some drills to strengthen these areas.
Stability doesn’t mean you have to do some boring rehab program. Most people are surprised how hard this concept makes their training.
I used this last year to prepare for both my squat and deadlift workouts leading up to a world record squat.
These methods will rapidly accelerate your results, but also teach the body to work more efficiently.
This workout takes you through four tough movements to build a strong foundation for the weeks ahead.
If you're fighting shoulder pain to get under the squat bar, give these compression techniques a go.
This video will examine how developing your lats is an effective way of improving your bench press, along with some cues and tips on how to do so.
Watch this short video of Max Aita squatting his way up from an empty bar to 600lbs in the space of thirty seconds while the bar remains on his back.
This exercise is great for lateral movement, and all you need is a band. Stay diligent and see results in a week's time. Increase your poundages without getting stronger!
Today we are doing raw speed squats with half the usual band tension, to help us prepare for max effort day in four days time.
I'll show you some mobility drills and exercises ideas to keep you going over the holidays. Plus a bonus magic paleo meal trick.
Here's a solution for those of you with sore low backs and tight hips. Get ready to be racked!
I'm going to show you one of the ways I build grip strength. You grip the bar with both your hands in the overhand grip, and you use a fat bar.
This videos addresses a common problem in the kettlebell swing - a lack of hip drive. I'm also going to show you a hamstring mobilization drill that's great for swings.
In order for you to progress you must overload. But you can't increase all variables at once, or you will run into trouble. Learn the signs of overreaching and how to avoid overtraining.
From a rooftop in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania comes a video about the importance of rest, along with some fine-tuning tips for better overhead pressing movements.
Today we look at the difference between training and competition, and what we can learn from our "failures." Also a quick tip regarding weightlifting for CrossFit Open participants.