Poll: Have You Ever Struggled with Disordered Eating Habits?
Poll: Have You Ever Struggled with Disordered Eating Habits?
Told mostly in their own words, this is the story of 110 women (mainly strength athletes).
Building Big Legs for the Strength Athlete
Building Big Legs for the Strength Athlete
What exercises allow you to produce as much output as possible? What exercises and will allow you to target the muscles you want to hit and push things to failure while minimizing the risk of injury?
Kettlebells for Strongman
Kettlebells for Strongman
For the Strongman athlete, kettlebells are a great accessory after your main lifts. Here are a few of my favorites for accessory work. These exercises are best done with higher reps.
Becoming Elite and Beyond: A Journey from the Tiger to the Dragon
Becoming Elite and Beyond: A Journey from the Tiger to the Dragon
I think every sport benefits from incorporating the tiger and the dragon into their training or coaching in some way. For lifters and strength athletes on the path to progression (in strength and level of competition), this hits the nail on the head.
Back to the Platform After Injury: The Three Main Components of David LaMartina's Rehab
Back to the Platform After Injury: The Three Main Components of David La...
In order to get to the point of actually getting better and taking rehab seriously, a lifter must be willing to shift from short-term to long-term focus. Here's what we did and how I think most rehab for strength athletes should be structured.
Know Your Motivation
Know Your Motivation
I can’t tell you how many people I’ve met who have no time under the bar, no idea of why they’re training, and no vision for their future powerlifting career. Once I started to understand why I lift, I became a better lifter overnight.
Selfish or Selfless?
Selfish or Selfless?
Everyone has a line. You may not know where it is and you may never reach it, but it's there.
The Yearly Training Plan of the Strength Athlete — In-Season Management and Outlook
The Yearly Training Plan of the Strength Athlete — In-Season Management ...
There are three very important priorities for a strength athlete to keep in focus during a competitive year.
Mental Health and the Strength Athlete: Why Powerlifters Get Ulcers
Mental Health and the Strength Athlete: Why Powerlifters Get Ulcers
I’m going to focus on three variables and interactions that affect stress response in the athlete: life events, mental illness, and training.
5 Barriers: Why You're Having A Bad Experience with PT
5 Barriers: Why You're Having A Bad Experience with PT
Get the most out of working with your rehab expert so you can move better with less pain.
Finding Strength: United States Strongman Nationals
Finding Strength: United States Strongman Nationals
With over 300 competitors in attendance, the energy was intense. I am in awe of how many people were there not only to compete, but to watch at cheer on the strongmen.
WATCH: Interview with Acumobility’s Brad Cox
WATCH: Interview with Acumobility’s Brad Cox
Cox and Duffin discuss hip shift and pelvic tilt in the squat and deadlift, giving quick fixes and demonstrating five assessments to improve your performance.
Mental Health and the Strength Athlete: Strength Beyond the Barbell
Mental Health and the Strength Athlete: Strength Beyond the Barbell
Mental illness isn't something you hear often in the strength world — but that's not because it doesn't exist.
A Refresher on Traditional Periodization
A Refresher on Traditional Periodization
Before there were a bunch of fancy training programs, and after Milo carried the growing cow a bit further each day, there was traditional periodization. Let's review.
Building the Biggest Hood in the Hood — Unchained Chest Mass
Building the Biggest Hood in the Hood — Unchained Chest Mass
Chains change the game — and not just for powerlifters. I'm going to show you an unconventional fly that is fit for the bro to the top pro.
WATCH: Julia Ladewski Q&A — Hamstring/Glute Exercises, Youth Training, Lifestyle
WATCH: Julia Ladewski Q&A — Hamstring/Glute Exercises, Youth Trainin...
Responding directly to your questions, Julia offers training insights in these short clips.
Finding Strength: Blind Dog Gym
Finding Strength: Blind Dog Gym
Located in Lorraine, Ohio, this facility is definitely top notch with more equipment than you can dream of! Past professional Highland Games athlete Mark Valenti is doing things right by providing an outlet for all strength disciplines.
What's My Philosophy?
What's My Philosophy?
I don't have one. I have a system.
How to Know If You Should Be Using VBT
How to Know If You Should Be Using VBT
Determining the time to implement velocity-based training hinges on three characteristics of your program and athletes. Give them what they need, when they need it.
The 6 Best Peri-Workout Nutrition Compilation
The 6 Best Peri-Workout Nutrition Compilation
Peri-workout nutrition experts Justin Harris, Ben Hartman, and Scott Stevenson, give you the insight you need to understand and create your own protocol.
Do Steroids Cause Injuries?
Do Steroids Cause Injuries?
Darden takes on a question that many lifters shy away from: what are the real consequences of performance enhancing substances?
Ketogenic Diets for Bulking
Ketogenic Diets for Bulking
Broaden your low-carb dieting horizons.
Lightning Strikes Twice!
Lightning Strikes Twice!
Strength athlete Matt Mills passes on the power to clients at Lightning Fitness.

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