This is my humble attempt to pass on what I have learned and what I continue to learn through the process of training.

   I hope to help you avoid unnecessary frustration and pain by learning from my mistakes and revelations about the many facets of strength training.

  

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November 20, 2017

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December 14, 2018

THE PROBLEM

   It seems pretty intuitive to me that a man should be strong. However, the current standard of strength for a grown man is quite conservative. Walk into any commercial gym and you’ll see exactly what I’m talking about. A 315 lb. squat will get people to st...

November 28, 2018

   In the back of our minds most of us know strength is important, but for some reason it isn’t given the priority it deserves. Maybe because it’s difficult and our society increasingly seeks the easier path. I want you to stop walking down the easy road. Since when ha...

November 26, 2017

   If you’re a soldier, security contractor, policeman or firefighter you have to endure some type of physical fitness test. A common feature of these tests is a timed run. Contractors will usually do 1.5 miles, Army, 2 miles, Marines, 3 miles. This usually means 3-4 d...

November 24, 2017

   There are many circumstances when you just can’t add another 5 lbs. to the bar, but maybe you can add 1, 2, or 3 lbs. Barbell movements that use smaller amounts of muscle mass or movements that are technique dependent can benefit from microloading. A few examples ar...

November 24, 2017

   It’s becoming more widely accepted that women should train for strength. The veil of conventional wisdom is being lifted slowly, but surely. Despite this there is still an awful lot of bad information being propagated out there in internet land. Magazines and blogs...

November 20, 2017

   The honeymoon phase is what I like to call that period of training when improvements are coming relatively fast and easy. It’s a glorious time filled with motivation and positive reinforcement from our accomplishments. This is usually the first 6-8 weeks. After that...

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