By Mike Koskiniemi PhD – Motions Fitness Could The Day You Start On A Goal Influence Success? We all know how tough it can be to start and follow through on your goals. So knowing when is the best day to effectively start pursuing them can help, right? Research published in the journal Psychological Science
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,
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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best gyms
One of the best gyms in the world is my home gym,  as Joe Polish  has shown on video It is one of the top in the World and has all the best stuff from Eleiko, Watson, Atlantis and Prime. Olympic Gold medalist Helen Maroulis says that it is sprayed with strength building dust. Strength coaches who
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perfect 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
fatigue
How much volume should one undergo for maximal results in the gym? I just posted on Facebook that I needed some subjects to write on. Ed Coan, multiple world record holder, multiple time world champion in powerlifting is actually the one who asked this question about volume. The question can only be answered if you
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
fighters
by Moritz Klatten, Champ Performance, Hamburg, Germany An advanced training method to take fighters to the next level of athletic fitness In bodybuilding, the toughest body part to train is said to be the calves. The reason is that they are constantly working throughout the day. So in order to make them grow you have to
GVT variations
by Moritz Klatten Champ Performance, Hamburg, Germany In this age of information nearly all the available research about strength and conditioning methods for fighters is accessible within a few keystrokes. The challenge for strength coaches is in using this information to design effective workouts. This article discusses the process I use in applying an abundance