When we first hear people discuss their lower backs we often think of the word “pain”, rather than “astounding strength” or “superb development”. The notion of training the lower back to elicit specific
The kettlebell is a relative of the barbell, one that was used hundreds of years ago to showcase strength and physical prowess. Today, kettlebells are common among fitness athletes, strength and conditioning coaches,
When determining if particular snatch/clean & jerk variation is a viable training exercise for you and/or your athletes, you need to make sure you understand the specific purpose before applying it to the masses.
What Are Jerk Dips and Should You Do Them: Additional Insight by Kendrick Farris and Cara Heads Slaughter
For anyone who has or does jerks (either power or split), you can attest to the amount of time spent perfecting the dip and drive phases, which almost entirely affect the success of
Stable movement. Ignited central nervous system. Strength. In the world of strength, power, and athleticism, coaches and athletes have a plethora of exercises, reps schemes, and methodologies to choose from. A photo posted
All kettlebell swings are not created equal. Despite what most fitness athletes and gym goers may think, there is more to the kettlebell swing argument than just American vs. Russian swing. A photo
The kettlebell is an amazing tool for all athletes, regardless of sport. Whether you are a weightlifter, strongman, powerlifter, or fitness competitor, kettlebells should be a part of your regular training routine to
The push press and power jerk are two very common and effective means for moving a load from the shoulders to the overhead position. Weightlifters, functional fitness athletes, and strongman competitors are all
In this article we will discuss what you need to considered when determining what bench press modality (dumbbell vs. barbell bench press) is best for you and your specific performance and fitness goals.
The single-arm snatch is more than just a cool looking exercise. Long ago, our strong and stoic forefathers were performing this lift regularly to develop raw power and strength. I must admit, at