Learn the Rules, Then Break Them
The fitness industry is all about creating rules, but you can break all of them and still succeed.
Explosiveness and Technique: Weightlifting Versus Powerlifting
When it comes to modes of lifting, our differences are not as significant as our similarities.
It Takes Two: A Better Way of Warming Up to Lift Heavy
Understand how your warm up is working for you in real time by performing double sets at each weight.
The One Element of Your Training That Can't Be Forsaken
Keeping a training log will expose when to increase weight and reps to optimize your gym efforts. Don't train for nothing.
Strength and Nutrition: Smart Strength With Charles Staley
Wow, a variety of reader questions this week on bicep curls, powerlifting, and paleo.
Focus On Effort, Not Results (Athlete Journal 104)
Sometimes we get so caught up in measuring results that we forget to focus on the quality and quantity of our efforts.
Athlete Journal: Chris Duffin, Entry 70 - Consistent Practice
This week was a straightforward week working on some of the key movements I've been focusing on in my training. I also hosted a powerlifting meet at the gym.
Athlete Journal: Chris Duffin, Entry 24 - Back In Action
After a whole week off due to sickness, I'm back in action this week and feeling better. Working on my chest press this week to build my bench. I even set a raw squat PR of 804.
Superfamily: Meet the Kutin Family Powerlifters, Part 1
Who holds the women's powerlifting world record for the 97-pound division raw squat? A 10-year-old named Naomi Kutin who squats almost 215lbs. Meet the Kutin family of powerlifters.
Breaking Muscle Video - The Hook Grip
The hook grip is an essential tool to have in your arsenal for heavy weightlifting and powerlifting. But it doesn't feel so good! Learn the why and how of hook grip in this video.
Traver H. Boehm
3, 2, 1, 0 Meet Countdown - Competition Preparation
Even those who are not powerlifters can benefit by seeing an extremely simple, yet extremely effective method for maximizing performance for a specific day - the "3, 2, 1, 0 Meet Countdown."
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