12 High Volume Band Finishers Sep 20, 2021

The use of bands is likely a missing aspect of your programming that allows for many advantages that straight weight does not have. Using...

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10 Exercises To Build Lockout Strength Sep 14, 2021

Lockout strength for competitive exercisers is paramount to their success on a number of levels. And this isn’t the case...

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New Ways To Build Strong Delts Sep 10, 2021

A strong, powerful set of deltoids gives the impression that you 1) know how to train, and 2) move some serious weight. But...

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20 Ways To Improve Your Training Aug 20, 2021

There comes a time in everyone’s training journey when we stop making gains. Most people start looking for the next best thing...

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The Best Hamstrings Exercise You’re Doing Incorrectly Aug 20, 2021

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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The Zercher Lift: How It Can Benefit Your Training Aug 20, 2021

The Zercher squat and it’s variations are one of the less popular variations mainly due to its face value – the barbell...

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11 Reasons You Should Be Doing Hypertrophy Work Aug 20, 2021

If you’ve read any of my articles you know we’ve talked about accessory work, assistance work, special exercise work, or...

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Contrast Sets For Strength & Performance Gains Aug 20, 2021

Using ‘contrast sets’ (or complex sets) is a concept that stems back as early as the 1950s. The premise was to in essence...

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Band Exercise Essentials Aug 20, 2021

The use of bands is likely a missing aspect of your programming that allows for many advantages that straight weight does not have. Using...

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Is Linear Style Training The Right Fit For General Fitness? Aug 20, 2021

Over the last 10 years we’ve experimented with linear periodization in our programming but always found more drawbacks than...

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Cluster Sets For Size & Strength Aug 20, 2021

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

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How To Use & Program Reverse Hypers Aug 20, 2021

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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New Upper-Body Supersets You Haven’t Tried Aug 20, 2021

Performing upper-body exercises in a ‘superset’ fashion where you go back and forth between both exercises with...

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The Best Conjugate Training Plan Aug 20, 2021

You’ve heard it before too many times with a tagline like “best training plan,” but this article isn’t meant to...

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Programming Sledwork Aug 20, 2021

Conditioning work does not have to be boring nor does it have to beat you up. Developing your General Physical Preparedness...

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Build Explosive Strength With Plyometrics Aug 20, 2021

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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New Pull-Up Challenges Aug 20, 2021

If you’re not aware of just how beneficial the pull-up is than you’ve more than likely have been living in a cave for the...

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How Often Should You Rotate Your Lifts? Aug 20, 2021

There are a few schools of thought in terms of rotating exercise selection, with the first being variation is key rotating assistance...

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Loaded Carries For Conditioning Aug 20, 2021

It’s no mystery that loaded carries have a multitude of uses. The fact that we are able to effectively check off multiple boxes in...

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Strong Ass = Strong Lifts Aug 20, 2021

The rise of glute training has been made popular for the most part by women. If you follow the “glute guy” Bret...

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The Grip & Strength Connection Aug 20, 2021

Grip training isn’t something that you see many people focusing on, but truth be told having a strong grip correlates with...

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5 Ways To Improve Deadlift Lockout: By Brandon Smitley Aug 20, 2021

Improving your deadlift lockout is usually hammered with glute exercises out your butt (pun intended).

While some of these exercises can...

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3 Air Bike Conditioning Methods Aug 20, 2021

The Air bike has gained quite a bit of popularity over the last few years. Anyone that has used the air bike knows that this piece...

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The Squat Roundtable Aug 20, 2021

As a society with information at our fingertips at any given point in the day, you can follow just about any of your favorite strength...

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