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

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. This … Read More

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 subtle … Read More

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