Deadlifting is probably one of my favorite lifts. There's something magical about pulling a heavy barbell off the ground. Most people will say it's a true measure of strength. As much as I love the deadlift, people can get away with some pretty bad form during the lift. Rounded back, stiff-legged, hitching the weight up the legs. … Continue reading Squat: The King of all Lifts?
Long Arms, High Hips, Strong Deadlifts By Myles Kantor For www.EliteFTS.com “On the weightlifting platform, your physical strength has to be multiplied by your intellectual abilities and ambitions.” —Anatoly Pisarenko Barbell training is both a passion and a discipline. A world of physical complexity underlies the constructive ardor of heavy squatting, pressing, and deadlifting. … Continue reading Great DEADLIFT Article
by Tim Henriques – 5/18/2012 Article from T-Nation An ad hominem is an attempt to negate the truth of a claim by attacking the person rather than the argument. As an example, imagine a guy at Starbucks discussing the economy with the bubbly 24-year-old barista. If she suggested that raising taxes would be a good idea and his … Continue reading The Definition of an Expert
by: Jason Manenkoff How much do you bench? This is a commonly asked question by both the laity as well as gym rats nationwide. The Bench Press is perceived by many as the ultimate test of ones manhood in the Iron Game. Prior to the mid 19th century the “how much do you bench” question may have been … Continue reading Up your Bench with the Floor Press
From our Friends at Lift Big Eat Big... I have a list of sayings that make my blood curdle, and "hey now, at least they're up and moving" is close to the top of that list. We've all heard it before and probably have said it ourselves, but if you think about it, it's depressing … Continue reading Social Acceptance of Mediocrity
The problem with being like everyone else is that everyone else sucks. My advice is not to do it… How do you start your day each morning? Do you angrily smash the alarm clock and roll out of bed exhausted, dreading another day doing what you hate? Or do you spring up fresh and well … Continue reading 39 Ways to Not be Like Everyone Else
by: Jason Manenkoff Squatting, when done correctly, is not only a demanding movement that will strengthen and put a good amount of muscle on your entire body, it's an art. The key to getting the most out of this exercise is proper depth. Contrary to commercial gym belief, simply positioning a loaded barbell on your … Continue reading The Art of the Back Squat
Female LIfters training logs! Check them out here! womenslifting.com