C.J. Murphy

https:tpsmethod.com

Murph is the owner of Total Performance Sports and the creator of the Total Performance Method and the Total Performance Method for Powerlifting (tpsmethod.com). His gym was featured as one of America’s 20 Best Gyms – twice. Murph is on the Advisory Board for Men’s Fitness magazine and Muscle and Fitness magazine. He has almost 30 years’ experience as a coach, athlete, and certified nutritionist. Murph is a retired Strongman competitor and former National Powerlifting Champion.

 
Tactical Pullups
Tactical Pullups
Stuff for Operators, SWAT Guys, Firefighters and the Rest of Us Too.
Three Tips to Improve Your Squat
Three Tips to Improve Your Squat
Not the ones you hear all the time.
Old Man Conjugate: Be Creative
Old Man Conjugate: Be Creative
Sometimes you gotta make shit up. + A Video!
5 Ways to Optimize Your Training
5 Ways to Optimize Your Training
It’s pretty simple.
60 Second Quick Fix: Overhead Press
60 Second Quick Fix: Overhead Press
It’ll take longer to read the article than to watch the video inside.
Foot Position the Bench Press: Does it matter and what’s the difference?
Foot Position the Bench Press: Does it matter and what’s the difference?
Pros and cons; read this to figure out what’s best for you.
Weight Loss Tips from Two Guys Who Lost 100 Pounds Each
Weight Loss Tips from Two Guys Who Lost 100 Pounds Each
Check out this interview with Vincent Dizenzo
Murphwatchers
Murphwatchers
One of my most read nutrition articles, updated for 2021
Off Topic Rant
Off Topic Rant
You really should read this.
Control what you can, don’t worry about the rest.
Control what you can, don’t worry about the rest.
Tons of good advice for those who worry about things they cannot control.
Coaching 101: Solid Gold Coaching Tips
Coaching 101: Solid Gold Coaching Tips
For lifters and coaches. Personal Trainers too.
How to Eliminate Wrist Pain While Building Strong(er) Triceps and a Huge Bench
How to Eliminate Wrist Pain While Building Strong(er) Triceps and a Huge...
Watch the video and see how. It’s under 10 minutes.
Reinjury- What you think and what you say matters.
Reinjury- What you think and what you say matters.
It’s not a question of if, it’s a question of when and how bad.
My Top 3 Posterior Chain Exercises to Build Your Squat and Deadlift
My Top 3 Posterior Chain Exercises to Build Your Squat and Deadlift
Get a big, strong arse and hammies, PLUS over 30 minutes of instructional videos on how to do them.
How Many Calories Do You Need?
How Many Calories Do You Need?
I’ve got a few simple ways to figure it out.
Another Deadlift Quick Fix: Video
Another Deadlift Quick Fix: Video
Prevent bicep injury and stop your ass from shooting up.
Deadlift Quick Fix-Video Log
Deadlift Quick Fix-Video Log
It’s so easy and so effective, you won’t believe it.
The One Exercise You NEED to Do That You Probably Aren’t.
The One Exercise You NEED to Do That You Probably Aren’t.
Do it, and do it right with this video.
4 Exercise for a Bigger, Stronger Ass
4 Exercise for a Bigger, Stronger Ass
Everyone likes a big butt, right?
The Best Exercise to Build Your Bench Press
The Best Exercise to Build Your Bench Press
A closely guarded top secret I’m going to share it with you now.
Fear: Control it or it controls you.
Fear: Control it or it controls you.
Use it to your advantage or lose it.
Human Veal: A Common Issue These Days
Human Veal: A Common Issue These Days
What is it and how do we fix it? Tips and advice for the Veal and their coaches.
Build Your Deadlift: The Lockout
Build Your Deadlift: The Lockout
One of my favorites.
Old Man Conjugate: I’m Weak.
Old Man Conjugate: I’m Weak.
Weakness is a crime.
Thoughts on 2020, and Merry Christmas!
Thoughts on 2020, and Merry Christmas!
More lessons learned.
I’m a D Level Celebrity
I’m a D Level Celebrity
Listen to my interview on WEEI Boston about the Covid and Business Closures
Old Man Conjugate: Listen to Your Body
Old Man Conjugate: Listen to Your Body
It’s smarter than you. Trust it.
One Thing I’ve Learned in 2020
One Thing I’ve Learned in 2020
Murph is a coach and nutritionist with 30 years of expertise (he has a trail of letters after his name as long as the alphabet). He is the owner of Total Performance Sports and the creator of the TPS Method.
Gyms Aren’t the Problem
Gyms Aren’t the Problem
Some Local Data for You
Stuff You Can Do With: A Towel-with Video
Stuff You Can Do With: A Towel-with Video
Watch this video for some cool tips and tricks from the Old School.
The Biggest Question You’re Not Asking, But Should Be.
The Biggest Question You’re Not Asking, But Should Be.
There’s a lot of em, but here a big one.
New Series: Stuff You Can Do With……You’ll Love This. + VIDEO
New Series: Stuff You Can Do With……You’ll Love This. + VIDEO
Seriously, you will. This week, the Stuff You Can Do With the Long Ab Strap
Two Simple Tips for a Bigger Bench Press
Two Simple Tips for a Bigger Bench Press
Really, they are simple.   And one applies to all three lifts!
Sometimes It’s So Obvious, You Miss It.
Sometimes It’s So Obvious, You Miss It.
Go for the simplest solution first.
Home Gym Considerations
Home Gym Considerations
Quality Counts
How to Set Up Chains for Powerlifting
How to Set Up Chains for Powerlifting
Chains equal gains-watch the video and see.
Murph’s Top 4 Grip Exercises-With Videos
Murph’s Top 4 Grip Exercises-With Videos
Grip, Your Link to the Bar and Better Performance.
Murph’s Best Movements for Ankle Mobility and Stability
Murph’s Best Movements for Ankle Mobility and Stability
I’m no physical therapist, but I have my opinions.
Old Man Conjugate Update
Old Man Conjugate Update
There are more of us than you think.
5 Second Fix: The Single Most Important Thing You Will Learn About Lifting Weights
5 Second Fix: The Single Most Important Thing You Will Learn About Lifti...
Lift More, Correct Flaws, Avoid Injury in Less Than 5 Seconds! Lofty Claim. You better read this.
20 Minutes to Success: Winning Mental Strategies for Sports and Life
20 Minutes to Success: Winning Mental Strategies for Sports and Life
Interview with Pro Powerlifter and World Submission Grappling Champion Cheryl Campo

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