powerlifting

I think part of the reason I love lifting is the fact that it is a lifetime journey of learning and strength. Here are 25 things I've learned so far along the way.
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.
I have a degree in English Literature from Cambridge University and if you’d told me twenty years ago that I would end up building a career in strength training, I’d have thought you were mad.
Everyone makes mistakes. Everyone squats. Through the combo of these two things, I’ve worked out eight common mistakes that limit squatting potential and how to correct them.
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.
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!
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.
Here is my breakdown of the types of maxes we all encounter throughout our strength journey, and how to makes sense of them.
Today I've included a video of my extra training day I do every week - also known as "Stupid, Random S**t Day."
Through my time as both a strength athlete and strength coach, I’ve discovered some very effective aspects of training that, for whatever reason, have not hit most people’s radars yet.
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.
This week, get inspired by watching powerlifter Eric Lilliebridge get within a fingertip's length of breaking the all-time world record total!
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.
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!
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.
Here are eight ways you can increase your squat without getting any stronger. Believe me, you already have the strength. It’s simply a case of learning how to tap into it.
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.