Is This Deadlift Style For You?

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A few weeks back I had the opportunity to get insight by another top coach as to what style he recommends suing when performing a proper Deadlift, as I sat down with the co-founder of Strongfirst’s barbell course Dr. Michael Hartle Master SFG Himself a skilled and seasoned lifter, he kindly took some time out of his busy teaching weekend to answer a few questions. So How Do You Do A Proper Deadlift That depends! In truth a “proper Deadlift” is the same … [Read more...]

4 time World Champ Explains The Amount Of Reps The Best Use

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In this video a world champion explains and advises on the best choice for the amount of repetitions to: A) Keep explosive power B) Gain muscle C) Become a great lifter D) Prevent Injury (Stay young) Advice From A World Champion I don’t know if I was, or any coach for that matter, asked “Hey man…can you teach me how to do 20 reps in a row”? I mention this because we all have a passion for training and lifting, and above I listed some of the … [Read more...]

How To Remove Back Pain/Tightness Immediately

Back pain is a real bummer! And when you experience it, especially in a severe case, you'd probably do whatever it takes to make it go away. Now, before I explain a great way to do that on your own, I think you'll benefit from knowing what else to do to help remove your back pain. When I was full-on in to training athletes, we used 3 steps to fully restore and rebuild a soft tissue injury. My Triangle of Injury Repair Step 1: Massage - There are many … [Read more...]

Squat’s #1 Myth! World Renowned Expert Explains

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You want to squat low but you are unable to just yet. There is one simple adjustment you can make to help you get lower. Is it ideal? Is it safe? Is it for you? That's for you to decide, but the best decision you can make is to not go low if you have a "break" in your squat form. it's good to ask yourself, what's important to you? Is it size, strength, shape or the often never mentioned, feeling of being 10-20 years younger? If you’re in your 30’s … [Read more...]

Two Dirty Bench Press Tips To Gain More Power Overnight!

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In order for these two tips to work, you'll have to practice. In the beginning, some of the time, you'll feel as though there might be too much to think about, however with time, you will become better and better, making your bench press, squat and deadlift that much more powerful! Why Does She Look And Lift Better Than Me? It's funny how we all do the same thing in the gym. And how a small population of very skilled lifters do not. Sure, when you look at … [Read more...]

You Gotta’ Add This Flexibility Exercise To Your Program!

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What is the most important thing you would like to improve about your body? For me, before I truly understood all aspects of health, it would be something on the outside, something that helped me to look better in my clothes and helps me to feel better about myself. Now, it would be strength and flexibility, because I know if I stop eating IHOP and chocolate, the body will look great anyway. But what if there was an exercise that took care of 4 major … [Read more...]