Stefan Waltersson

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Stefan Waltersson is a professional strength coach certified by Westside Barbell, lecturer, physiotherapist, author, personal trainer, kinesiologist, sports massage therapist, nurse assistant, and founder of Seminoff Sport & Rehab in 2004. Stefan has previously worked in neurology (Sahlgrenska University Hospital) and with researching doctors in microbiology and clinical chemistry.

 
Why You Should Perform Pause Squats Above the Knees
Why You Should Perform Pause Squats Above the Knees
Do you want a bigger squat? This Russian secret will help.
4-Week Blast For Arm Growth
4-Week Blast For Arm Growth
Don't you want a big arm hanging out your car window as you drive around this summer?
Become a Faster Competitor with This Program
Become a Faster Competitor with This Program
In this program, you will use strength and conditioning, and all of the gears in between to be an energy-efficient player. Consider this an extension of my sumo deadlift article published in January of 2021.
Sumo Deadlift to Move Faster
Sumo Deadlift to Move Faster
An exercise that has you work more from the hips, abs, and glutes will undoubtedly help you move faster. Here's how to perform and program sumo deadlifts.
Bacteria That Makes You Stronger
Bacteria That Makes You Stronger
I think we can all agree that inflammations and diseases impact your muscle development and that you can use your body’s resources in a better way when you’re healthy.
A Fast Way to Get Stronger in the Bench Press!
A Fast Way to Get Stronger in the Bench Press!
I increased my competition bench with more than 40 pounds in one month when I did it the first time. I can’t promise you will make the same progress, but I think you will get close!
You Need to Feel Pain
You Need to Feel Pain
If you never train until you puke, how can you know your limits? If you never felt like you had nothing to give and forced you to move that shit anyway, how can you be proud of what you have achieved?
Why You Should Change Your Squat Stance
Why You Should Change Your Squat Stance
Attention all squatters. You need to read this.
230 Max Effort Variations You Can Do With 1 Bar
230 Max Effort Variations You Can Do With 1 Bar
If you think having one bar means you can't do max effort variations, you're wrong. It's time to think outside of the box. If you can't, no worries! I already have, and I came up with 230 variations you can use with a straight bar. No specialty bars required!
Increase Maximum Strength with Low-Intensity Training
Increase Maximum Strength with Low-Intensity Training
Most people today have heard about HIT (high-intensity training), which is why I want to introduce to you LIT (low-intensity training). Did you know you can reverse the immune system and boost it again through LIT under 60 percent for 20-40 minutes?
Do You Want to Increase Your Overhead Strength?
Do You Want to Increase Your Overhead Strength?
Are you not performing optimally because of a tight scapula? Limited scapulae mobility can prevent you from increasing your overhead strength the way you want to.
Conjugate Powerbuilding 3-Week Split
Conjugate Powerbuilding 3-Week Split
What do powerlifters and bodybuilders have in common?
How to Screw Up Your Posture with the Leg Press
How to Screw Up Your Posture with the Leg Press
Sure, you can build bigger quads in the leg press, but that is the only benefit I can see of doing it. The cons outweigh the pros when it comes to this machine.
Alternate Your Heavy Squats with Belt Squats
Alternate Your Heavy Squats with Belt Squats
Save your back from disc compressions by shifting from heavy squats to belt squats. It'll help you recover faster, which will give you results faster and with fewer injuries.
The Training Effects of Intramuscular Pressure
The Training Effects of Intramuscular Pressure
Why is it that you feel weak after returning to the gym after a little bit more than a week? It really comes down to intramuscular pressure. Use it to your advantage to maximize performance.
Which Max Effort Method is Right For You?
Which Max Effort Method is Right For You?
I've seen a lot of articles about the max effort method on here lately, but I haven't seen many address the fact that there are two types of max effort methods! One method might work better than the other for you, so before you give up on conjugate, give this a read.
Skip the Arch in Your Bench Press to Build More Absolute Strength
Skip the Arch in Your Bench Press to Build More Absolute Strength
In order to show real strength, arching isn’t the way to go. In order to build more strength for different sports, arching is pretty much a waste of time. But I'm not criticize arching. On the contrary, there are advantages to it if you are a competitive powerlifter.
Use a Hand Dynamometer to Measure Your Recovery
Use a Hand Dynamometer to Measure Your Recovery
If you aren't sure if you're overtraining, you could measure your jump height each day. But there's an easier way to pinpoint if your nervous system is overloaded: the hand dynamometer. Give it a squeeze once a day — that's all it takes!
Become 35% Stronger by Using Your Imagination
Become 35% Stronger by Using Your Imagination
Research shows that you can actually get stronger just by visualizing that you are training. The best of the best athletes do it, so why aren't you doing it, too?
Unlocking Your Muscle Chain
Unlocking Your Muscle Chain
Muscle chains are like dominoes: It's enough for you to drop the first one, so the others fall from the power that is constantly transferred from one domino to another and then the weight takes over the job and pulls over the domino that falls and hit the next one into falling... and the next one... and the next one...
6-Step Method to Develop Pure Strength
6-Step Method to Develop Pure Strength
Before you enter pure strength development, there are a few steps that must be considered. And I know this may sound like rocket science for some, but it doesn’t have to be that complicated. I’ve used this method to develop three world champions in powerlifting in only 18 months.
Stay Focused and Watch Your Back
Stay Focused and Watch Your Back
If you think you're getting a solid upper back that'll improve your bench press, deadlifts, and squats by using hard, forceful rowing exercises and lat pulldowns, think again. When you realize that, you've figured out that you need to change the way you train. Not sure what you should do? Let me explain.
Solve the Progression Code with Axiomatic Strength Training
Solve the Progression Code with Axiomatic Strength Training
Once you learn how to activate muscles effectively, you'll always see some progress in your training. Start here with the basics of axiomatic conditions.
Abdominal Pressure — What You're Missing in Every Lift
Abdominal Pressure — What You're Missing in Every Lift
Are you making the most of your abdominal pressure during three big lifts: squats, bench press, and deadlift (or the clean and jerk if you compete in weightlifting or crossfit). Oh, the power of a breath.
Physics Made Easy to Increase Your 1RM
Physics Made Easy to Increase Your 1RM
Acceleration is one of the most important components for building maximum strength. However, you should not confuse acceleration with explosiveness.
You're Training Your Pecs Wrong
You're Training Your Pecs Wrong
Most agree that you can’t train one part of the pectoralis without the whole pectoralis being activated. New evidence shows that you have been fooled!
How Much Volume Can You Take?
How Much Volume Can You Take?
Consider two powerlifters who are identical in strength and technique, but one is 20 centimeters taller than the other. This height difference changes everything about the lifter's levers, and thus volume needs.
Boris Sheiko's Thoughts on Westside Barbell
Boris Sheiko's Thoughts on Westside Barbell
Two giants in the world of strength. Two very different training styles. How can both be so successful?
Find the Perfect Squat in Five Minutes
Find the Perfect Squat in Five Minutes
There is no squat stance that suits everyone; all of us are individuals with different conditions, and our personal anatomy can differentiate more than you can imagine. Here's a simple way to find your ideal stance.

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