strength training

My focus is health, so the four weeks of programming I have provided is an example of what I would give to a client who is quite highly skilled, but has a later stage of adrenal burnout.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the seven most popular articles of the week. This week: food issues, spine stabilization, the rules of strength training, and more!
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.
Recently I acquired a set of 22kg kettlebells. I celebrated by one-arm pressing one of them, which is pretty good for a 103lb chick. So here are my tips on how to build a stronger press.
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.
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.
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.
For the past three months we’ve progressively prepared for the more intense work this month. It’s now time get serious about developing strength.
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.
Which is better, bodyweight exercise or weight training? The answer is neither is better. In fact, often you will get more benefit if you use both approaches together.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the seven most popular articles of the week. This week: martial arts for children, fitness questions, the kettlebell snatch, and more!
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.
Change of direction (COD) is a major component of performance in many sports, and a new study shows strength training can make athletes much better at it.
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!
If you follow this program as written, you can expect up to a 10% increase in your one rep max in deadlift and bench press. You can expect to feel stronger, more explosive, and faster.
A lot of studies have examined the role of aerobic exercise in diabetes prevention. The newest research demonstrates resistance exercise can also reduce the risk.
The goal of this free program is for you to increase whole-body strength and power, as measured by 1RM in deadlift, power clean, and bench press.