size or strength
In the strength world, the Strength Deficit is a potent indicator of the difference between your concentric strength and your eccentric strength The 4+2 method is a favorite of mine. And rightly so, since it is a very effective tool for functional hypertrophy. Click here to learn how to apply it to your back workouts. But… A less
Here is the repost of my Facebook Live that took place on April 20th Did you miss it? Please like my Facebook page and select “See First” in the Following tab.   Live video I did on my Facebook page where I answered random questions.   00:18 Upcoming seminar series on Powerlifting with Stan Efferding
Guest blog by Annette Verpillot, President, Posturepro  Here’s what you need to know… 1. Bad posture increases muscle strain and tension, as muscles that are not aligned are forced to work harder to fight gravity. 2. Bad posture increases risk of back pain, nerve impingement and slipped disks, because the spine does not have the
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strength training
Unless you’re an aspiring bodybuilder, or elite-level athlete, there’s no need to complicate your strength training regimen.  And although I’m reluctant to say it, there’s no need to do strength training more than 3 times a week for any longer than 45 minutes.  The key, in both cases, is maximizing your time in the gym,
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, Échauffez-vous
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
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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