Two Aerobic Conditioning Methods That Won't Compromise Strength & Hypertrophy Gains Sep 17, 2022

If you've read any of my conditioning articles you're probably well aware that I'm a huge proponent of using aerobic work to bridge the...

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Is Strength & Conditioning In The Same Session Optimal? Sep 07, 2022

Combining both strength and conditioning in the same session has been done for as long as people have been training. Of course, there are...

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3 Ways To Build Strength, Fast! Sep 07, 2022

There are a lot of ways to skin the cat and when it comes to building strength, there is a long list of tools we have at our...

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4 Ways To Build General Physical Preparedness Sep 07, 2022

Years back, I wrote an article about General Physical Preparedness (GPP) work for elitefts which you can check out here....

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How To Use & Program The Reverse Hyper Sep 06, 2022

The Reverse hyper is a piece of equipment like no other. This open-chain exercise provides the unique benefits of traction and...

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Build Strength With Cluster Sets Sep 05, 2022

Using intra-set rest or “clusters” is hardly a new concept. In fact, Olympic lifters use clusters regularly, some...

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The Best System Of Training For The Everyday Athlete Aug 01, 2022

After almost 2 decades in the fitness industry, I haven’t come across many programs that blend both strength and conditioning...

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6-12-25 Method For Bigger Legs Jul 27, 2022

Here's what you need to know about the 6-12-25 Method giant sets:

  • First Exercise - Mechanical Tension: Use a heavier weight for 6...
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Unconventional Biceps Programming Jul 13, 2022

I may be one of the few guys who does NOT enjoy performing curls. 

Instead, I prefer performing rows, pulldowns, and pull-up...

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Build Explosive Strength With Plyometrics Jul 09, 2022

Does the average person really need to be training explosive strength? Yes! Why? Because plyometrics are the most effective way to...

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Conjugate Cardio Jun 29, 2022

One tenet of the conjugate method and improving maximal strength is its connection to  strength-endurance, albeit both special...

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4 Ways You Could Get Better Training Results May 10, 2022

Here's what you need to know:

  • Focusing on the things we know to be valid like the 6 foundational patterns ie. squat, hip-hinge, lunge,...
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The Single Leg Programming Blueprint May 02, 2022

You’d be hard-pressed to find a program that does not include single-leg work. In fact, the list of benefits for single-leg work is...

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6-12-25 Method For Bigger Arms Mar 25, 2022
 

Bring up your lagging muscles with giant sets that target agonist muscle groups. As a reminder, giant sets are where you do...

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Improve Stress & Recovery With Cold Water Immersion Feb 28, 2022

Last November I started implementing cold-water immersion into my daily routine and to say the results & impact it had on...

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Upgraded Hamstrings Training Jan 15, 2022

Most people assume that the deadlift and squat are enough to build their hamstrings, but really that’s only one small portion of...

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The Best Hamstrings Exercise You’re Doing Incorrectly Jan 14, 2022

What if I told you the single most important exercise for building the hamstrings is one you’re most likely not...

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Speed Work For Strength Gains Jan 09, 2022

Far too often, I see people subscribing to the ‘go heavy everyday’ model. I get it; if you work hard, you’ll get...

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Build Strength & Conditioning With Complexes Jan 07, 2022

Anyone that’s tried barbell complexes more than likely dreads them – the shear pain coupled with a...

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How To Maximize Recovery Jan 03, 2022

Now more than ever, people are pressed for time and chronically stressed out; not to mention most don’t have great sleeping or...

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11 Kettlebell Exercises For Strength Gains Jan 03, 2022

Kettlebells might be the tool that’s been missing from your training – there a number of reasons why you should consider...

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Everything You Need To Know About Bands & Chains Dec 27, 2021

Follow the hashtag Conjugate on IG and you’ll likely see scores of people using bands and/or chains on a regular basis.

...

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5 Ways To Improve Your Programming Dec 22, 2021
1. Prioritize Strength Training

HOW TO DO IT
Focus your strength training around the six foundational movement patterns (below), and then...

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How To Build Bulletproof Conditioning For All Three Energy Systems Dec 17, 2021

In the strength and conditioning world, strength is often prioritized and conditioning is somewhat of an after-thought. To give you an...

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