Dealing with Lower Back Pain

So lately I have been dealing with lower back pain again. I say again because I have dealt with lower back pain on and off since I started lifting. It was so bad this time that I feared sneezing because it would cause so much pain.  When this happens I try and find stretches and mobility exercises that help make … Read More

WHY YOUR QUADS AREN’T GROWING (The Truth) Ft. Alberto Nunez

Alberto Nunez of 3DMJ is featured in a video on Omarlsuf’s YouTube channel explaining how you can get better quad development. The longer I train the more I find it’s the little details that can make a big difference on getting better results from your training. ___________________________________________________________________________________________________

WHY PEOPLE NEED TO DEADLIFT DIFFERENTLY

An in-depth article by Andrew Millett over at Dr. John Rusin website on why people need to deadlift differently based on a variety of factors. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Here’s What You Need To Know… 1. Not everyone is built the same, has the same past injury history, the same skill level and movement competence or has the same goals. So why would everyone … Read More

How to Bench: The Definitive Guide

Greg Nuckols has come out with a new definitive guide to bench pressing. At 94 pages, Greg’s guide covers everything you could possible want to know about bench pressing. Check it out! _________________________________________________________________________________________________ Do you want to learn how to bench, or learn how to bench better? If so, this guide will teach you everything you need to know. Everyone … Read More

Problem Solving with Paused Reps – Squat Edition

A really good article on using paused reps to help with strengthening areas of your squat by Tony Bonvechio over at BONVEC STRENGTH _______________________________________________________________________________________________________ “You’re only as strong as your weakest link.” This quote applies nicely to powerlifting because technique ultimately limits the amount of weight you can lift, and your technique eventually breaks down due to your weakest link. … Read More

Grip Strength

American Ninja Warrior is one of my all time favorite shows and this is an interesting clip on how to increase your grip strength to be more like those amazing ninja’s! [email protected] weighs in on why #GripStrength is important even if you’re not a @ninjawarrior via @DaniDougPost https://t.co/ZNSSWBofGI — NSCA (@NSCA) June 8, 2016

5 Form Mistakes You Don’t Know You’re Making

Lifting weights with proper form is important for injury prevention as well as ensuring you effectively target the correct muscles during the movement. Dr. Joel Seedman breaks down 5 common mistakes he sees people making in the gym. _____________________________________________________________________________ Fix These Upper-Body Training Mistakes to Grow Maybe you were coached incorrectly. Or maybe these common form mistakes are just too … Read More

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