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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How To Build Bulletproof Conditioning For All Three Energy Systems Aug 15, 2022

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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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: Stress, or tension on...
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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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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 24, 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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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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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), then add...

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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...

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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...

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7 Ways To Build The Complete Back Sep 30, 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...

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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,...

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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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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, I've experimented with linear periodization in my programming but always found more drawbacks than benefits...

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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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