Havyk Dumbbell, grip training
A Good Grasp on Grip Training Anyone who has been reading my website for a while cannot fail to notice that one thing I’m a bit proponent of grip training. Not just because it can impact your biceps and triceps development, as well as your forearm girth. It’s also because it is a major factor
learning
How much learning should you do a week? Interesting question! I always ask a variant of how much time they dedicate to learning every week to my clients during their first interview. Because my rates are at the top of field, I often attract a well-off clientele of self-made millionaires, and I try to learn as
warm-up

How To Warm Up The Right Way

The Three Principles for a great warm-up for strength training Some background info If there is one area where advice in strength training is more  often than enough moronic , it is for warm-ups. You know the type that recommends this to warm up: cariocas to warm up for squats, having intercourse with foam rollers on
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Prioritize What Matters Most Anyone that’s cracked open a self-help book on productivity should understand the concept of putting their first order, or most important task (MIT) before anything else.  Given that, completing this task will give us the results we’re looking, and in many cases, remove the need to complete some of the other
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football players
by Moritz Klatten, Champ Performance, Hamburg, Germany The benefits and risks of having young football players lift weights There is no question that weight training will make football players better. It will enable them to run faster, jump higher, and kick harder. It will also help reduce the risk of injuries and get football players back
back pain
Guest blog by Annette Verpillot, President, Posturepro “Approximately 80 percent of Americans will suffer back pain in their lives, and at any given time 20 percent of American are suffering from some level of back pain.” These statistics have been recited so many times for the past four decades that its source has become a
rep
In life you either have a result or an excuse The perfect repetition is the most basic of all strength training loading parameters. It actually influences all the other loading such as sets and choice of exercise. Yet, most trainees fail to observe the basics of a good rep. Hence, they lack progress. In life
Power lifts
Guest blog by coach Roland Jung 5 Essential Takeaways for the Achieving Excellence in the Power Lifts in Toronto A few weeks ago I took the Achieving Excellence In The Power Lifts seminar in Toronto, Canada with Charles Poliquin, Ed Coan and Matt Wenning. While both Charles and some students have already posted great summaries
exercise

Choosing The Right Exercise

Guest blog by coach Jerome Simian of Synaptic Athletics Picking the right exercise for the goal matters! S&C aficionados often have passionate debates among themselves when its time to pick the best exercise for such or such sports/ activity. Everybody has their favorite and it seems that you must absolutely crown one of them king of all
Guest blog by Riad Hechame I asked some of my students to submit their top takeaways from Achieving Excellence in the Power Lifts This way, everyone can enjoy a few gems on the Power Lifts that Ed Coan, Matt Wenning and myself shared with the participants 1 – Lifting Technique Exists on a Continuum There is