Powerlifting

How I Became One Of Meg Squat’s Strong Strong Friends

You may not know the name Meg Gallagher. But if I asked if you'd heard of @MegSquats, you’d probably give me a different answer. Meg is a well-known powerlifter and influencer in the strength sports community. What originally started as...

Trap Bar Deadlift – Form, Muscles Worked, and How-To Guide

The trap bar deadlift is a total body pulling movement that can be used across sports to develop strength, power, and general fitness. Athletes and newcomers alike can benefit from learning and training the trap bar deadlift due to...

Push/Pull Workouts: Everything You Need To Know

Push/pull styled workouts don’t receive nearly enough attention on the internet. When you compare them to your standard upper/lower splits and body part specific training programs, there's almost nothing.  These workouts are great for multiple reasons - this article will dissect...

When Butt Wink Is a Problem (And When It Isn’t)

The guy who founded Squat University knows a lot about squatting. Dr. Aaron Horschig is a sports and orthopedic physical therapist, certified strength and conditioning specialist, USAW Olympic weightlifting competitor and level 1 coach, plus he’s an author – his first...

Mark Bell and Silent Mike Teach Us How To Bench Efficiently

Mark Bell, Silent Mike, and the Super Training Team continue to pump out great content, figuratively and literally. The most recent video they shared was a 35-minute clip called, “The Definitive Guide to Bench Press Like a Beast.” This...

More Protein: How Strength Athletes Can Save Time, Money, & Hassle on Nutrition

It’s a love hate relationship that anyone living the “Iron Life” is intimately familiar with. It evolves into an increasingly expensive, time consuming necessity that some never get the hang of while others seem to suffer though. It is...

How to Maximize Effectiveness When Strength Training Solo

Let's assume that you are serious about improving as an athlete, are fully invested in learning to become better, but either cannot afford a coach, can only afford programming/online coaching, or do not live near enough one with whom...

Kettlebell History Goes Back Much Further Than Russia

The problem with kettlebell history is that surprisingly few people care. “Let’s say you’re a baseball fan. You play recreationally, you know who Babe Ruth is, you know the different stadiums. But in physical fitness culture, people almost never know...

Jezza Uepa Squats 1,036 lbs Raw, 31 Pounds Over Ray Williams’ Record

Jezza Uepa, 36, a powerlifter from the tiny island of Nauru, is one seriously strong guy. In a recent video shared on his Instagram, he’s squatting 470kg (1,036 lbs) raw, and he makes it look pretty easy (not to...

Anderson Squat – How It Benefits Your Training

Squatting strength and performance is arguably one of the most vital attributes for strength, power, and functional fitness athletes. Often, athletes may find themselves and their squat performance becoming stagnant. Enter, the Anderson Squat. This squatting variation is a highly...

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Dynamic Warm Up – Why (and How) Fitness, Strength, and Power...

Every training session, regardless of goal, ability level, or sport should include a dynamic warm-up. The dynamic warm-up will aid help to develop an...

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