I came across this really great article on the Romanian Deadlift by Andrew Heming over at his site “Your Athletic Body Blog” One of my goals this offseason is to bring up my hamstrings and I had been doing romanian deadlifts and tweaked my lower back /upper glute doing them so stopped performing this exercise. Now after reading this article … Read More
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 wants … Read More
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
Some great information from Dr. Mike Israetel of Renaissance Periodization who discusses the validity of typical body part split training (Mon-Chest, Tues-Back, Wed-Legs, Thurs-Shoulders, Fri-Arms, or something like that) for muscle size.
Brad Schoenfeld explains what the science actually says about the effects of lifting frequency for maximizing muscle growth. Training frequency is one of the most hotly debated topics in the field of resistance training. While traditionally the term frequency has been associated with how many days a week you work out, a potentially more important variable is the number of … Read More