The Box Squat Guide Dec 08, 2021

There is a lot of available data to support the notion that Box Squatting is a viable method for increasing the squat and deadlift.

...
Continue Reading...
How To Use Reverse Bands Nov 22, 2021

Reverse Bands aka. The Future Method

Utilizing reverse bands has more benefits than simply lifting with supramaximal loading. The...

Continue Reading...
The Best Conjugate Training Plan Nov 22, 2021

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

Continue Reading...
Everything You Need To Know About Conjugate Nov 15, 2021

It’s no mystery that Louie Simmons has produced some of the strongest powerlifters in the world and anyone that has been...

Continue Reading...
3x Per Week Conjugate Nov 15, 2021

 There are plenty of attempts to modify a traditional 4x a week Conjugate split for the more convenient 3x a week split, but the...

Continue Reading...
Using The Sled For Upper-body Work Nov 13, 2021

Ask just about any coach and they'll tell you how great of a tool the sled is for the lower body, but the reality is that the sled works...

Continue Reading...
The Garage Gym Guide Nov 12, 2021

Garage gyms have become quite popular over the last two years. In fact, out of nearly 700 videos on our YouTube channel, one of our...

Continue Reading...
The Anti-dad Bod Training Plan Nov 11, 2021

Originally Written For Elitefts

Over the last 5 years, my life has changed drastically with having 3 kids. Most people said that I would...

Continue Reading...
How To Correctly Perform Strength & Conditioning In The Same Session Nov 02, 2021

I see people post all the time about how they got a 'great workout' because they performed strength work followed by a 'metcon.'

Sure, it...

Continue Reading...
The Best Of Landmine Training Nov 02, 2021

The landmine has some unique capabilities that the barbell does not have such as pressing and squatting with a different joint-angle...

Continue Reading...
Plug & Play Conjugate Football Programming Oct 28, 2021

Originally written for Elitefts.com

If you're interested in learning more about Conjugate Football, check out my Playbook here.

A...

Continue Reading...
7 Ways To Build Strong Triceps Oct 25, 2021

The triceps are the true signature of a strong and powerful physique that also has the ability to protect the elbows and shoulders...

Continue Reading...
Strategies For CrossFit Athletes Oct 22, 2021

The most common misconception in the fitness space is that doing more = more results – this couldn’t be further...

Continue Reading...
5 Ways To Build Your Squat & Deadlift Oct 04, 2021

Improving the deadlift and squat doesn’t necessarily mean you need to deadlift and squat more often. The guys at Westside Barbell...

Continue Reading...
Foundational Pattern Upgrades Oct 01, 2021

If you’re like me you probably love a fair amount of novelty in your training. This, in my opinion, is a mistake made by many these...

Continue Reading...
7 Ways To Build The Complete Back Oct 01, 2021

Having impressive musculature in your back is the hallmark of those that really know how to train, but what’s even cooler is that...

Continue Reading...
How To Build Absolute Strength Sep 24, 2021

Concentric movements have been around for as long as I can remember. Paul Anderson, arguably the strongest human to ever walk the earth,...

Continue Reading...
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...

Continue Reading...
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...

Continue Reading...
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...

Continue Reading...
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...

Continue Reading...
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...

Continue Reading...
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...

Continue Reading...
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...

Continue Reading...