Case of a Mean Person, Not a Bully
Even the most steadfast pacifist would agree there is a time and place for a righteous beat-down.
4 Steps to Target Your Deadlift Plateau
This man can punch through your face and pull out your spine. Listen to him.
Overlooked Factors in Athlete Programming
Realize that basketball isn't just basketball, soccer isn't just soccer, and football isn't just football.
Diet Clean-Up Checklist
Looking to take your diet from haphazard and crappy to functional and goal-promoting? Kristin steers you in the right direction.
Sports Performance Podcast with Mark Uyeyama
In his fifth season with the 49ers, Mark shares his approach to strength and conditioning.
"Hey, I Think I Wanna Do a Powerlifting Meet…"
Elitefts™ equipment + Metal Gear + mental toughness = record lifts
Dizenzo's 900-Pound Bench Program
This month's bench-building program will drive your gains into The Vincent Zone.
Strong(her)™ Video Spotlight on Swedish Figure Competitor
Watch how Stina Tellhammer approaches the IFBB figure season.
What Does It Take to Physically Dominate the Environment?
You may have selected the best exercise possible, but is it serving your needs?
Strong(her)™ Video Spotlight on IFBB Figure Pro
On a visit to train with Traci Tate, we talked to Jennifer Cordovez about her figure athlete quest.
The Exercise Hierarchy of Effectivity
Whether you like it or not, all exercises are NOT created equal.
The College Student's Guide to Powerlifting
Welcome to Blast and Dust 101. I'm your professor Joe Schillero.
Use Your Inside Voice and Be Front Stage
A lot of people on this planet can read what you wrote, so choose your words carefully.
I'm F#cked Up and I Like It
No athlete who has a competitive bone in his body would choose a passing FMS score over being an Olympic champion.
So You Think You Can Front Squat? (Part 1)
As an athlete or Olympic lifter, the most popular squat variant would be the front squat. Learn the proper execution here.
Grip It. Don't Rip It.
As a powerlifter, you've heard the saying “Rip it off the floor!” probably a thousand times.
INTRODUCING: The CRATUS Squat Suit
Introducing the best thing to happen to squatting since the squat rack.
Who's the Mann?
Interview with Bryan Mann, University of Missouri Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning and Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy and Athletic Training.
Somewhere Between Blast and Dust
When you are young and hungry to succeed, balance rarely enters the equation. As we mature, we tend to question things...
Is Minimalism Hurting Powerlifting?
Do we need to drop "weakest link" thinking and just stress the body with big ass weights?
Fast for Spring
Not exactly a new concept, but the value of fasting has gained popularity in recent years. What are some of the pitfalls and basics of food restriction?
Periodization of Glute-Ham Raise Training
No matter what your athletic goals, you need an in-depth understanding of this under-rated movement.
Not all Fatigue is Created Equal
Not all fatigue is the same. Understanding the mechanism behind adaptation is crucial to progress.
When designing programs, don't follow any blind allegiance to a certain template.
The Development of a Multi-Year System of Training for Collegiate Footba...
University of North Texas Coach explains his specialized multi-year system of training for his champion collegiate athletes.
Eight Must-Have Physical Attributes for a College-Bound Athlete
If you are about to enter your freshman year of college, follow these tips for an easy transition.
Are Overuse Injuries Preventable?
Are the repeated movements you do in your training (either with maximum weight or explosiveness) the cause of those nagging injuries that won't go away?
What Kind of Straps Should You Be Wearing?
Every sport can benefit from wearing some type of straps. What straps will work best for you?
Goggins and Coan Reflect on their Epic Platform Battles
It goes beyond who wins on that day or even the records posted. What legacy have you left when you hang up your belt? Goggins and Coan have enriched the sport during their decades on the platform.
Building the Strongest Version of Yourself
At the core of our sport lies the power to overcome adversity.
Three Quick Circuit Finishers
Finish your training with one of these three circuits to shed those extra pounds...without sacrificing performance.
Programming Predicaments (Part 2)
For those training without a competition planned, are you making the best use of intelligent programming?
5/3/1 for Supplemental Work
Matt explains how he controls volume and builds lifts while also keeping himself in check for workouts ahead.
Video Interviews from XPC Finals
Get inside the heads of Team elitefts and see the behind-the-scenes from the XPC Finals in Columbus.
Kirschen Triumphant at XPC Finals
In powerlifting, a perfect storm of prep, weigh-in, refeed, and nine-for-nine execution is a rarity. David Kirschen pulled that off at the recent XPC Finals.
How Strong is Kentucky Strong?
What is the stronger state in the USA? How does this play into the Arnold Classic?
What Can Powerlifting Learn from the Olympic Games?
Has powerlifting continued to progress or have the advances of the past few decades kept us from being accepted by the mainsteam?