This use to be one of my favorite exercises back in the day but somehow this exercises has gotten a bad name. JL Holdsworth, owner and head strength coach of The Spot Athletics goes over how to safely and properly perform upright rows to help build huge traps. I will definitely be adding these back into my routine in my … Read More
I have really been enjoying the video’s coming out from The Spot Athletics. The JL Press has been a great addition to my training and this video on how to do a pull through properly should help improve my deadlift. Be sure to subscribe to this awesome channel!
I want to give a shout out to John A Davis for commenting on one of my training session video’s asking this question. “I notice you pump pretty quick on your up and then just seem to drop it on your down. Is this the way to do it? I was under the impression that the down is slower than … Read More
On Tuesdays I have been doing a seated tricep press down using a hammer strength machine. It basically mimics a weighted dip however its been bothering my shoulder so I am not going to do them any more and instead will replace it with the JL Press.
Yesterday I posted a video were JL Holdsworth, owner of The Spot Athletics, took us through how to properly set up for the deadlift. Today he covers how to properly lockout the deadlift and explains an often overlooked concept which is the secret to smashing deadlift PRs.
Deadlifting looks simple enough however it can be challenging even for people who have been doing it awhile. In the video below J.L. Holdsworth, a long time contributor to elitefts.com™ and owner of The Spot Athletics explains every aspect of an optimal starting position, including how to get tightness in the hips and glutes, stance and grip width, shoulder position, … Read More