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Of Strength And Stereotypy: Training the Autism Population
Training

Of Strength And Stereotypy: Training the Autism Population

by Eric Chessen If I wanted to be a jerk about it, I could claim the title of “America’s Most Hardcore Trainer.” Sure, the powerlifting, linebacker, …

5 Things That Are Holding Your Squat Back
Powerlifting

5 Things That Are Holding Your Squat Back

Is your squat stagnant? Have you plateaued? Chances just some small adjustments to your training can help you break through your stagnation and hit some …

Consolidation of Stressors, Part 1
Powerlifting

Consolidation of Stressors, Part 1

The concept of consolidation of stressors is a topic I’ve written about on several occasions before, but as I grow as an athlete and coach, …

Squat Development for Weightlifting
Powerlifting

Squat Development for Weightlifting

Since the press was eliminated from competition in 1972, weightlifting has become a completely lower body dominant sport.  Yet - not surprisingly - there is …

European Clinic Tour
Powerlifting

European Clinic Tour

Brandon Lilly and Chad Wesley Smith are invading Europe! Brandon Lilly and Chad Wesley Smith are two of the most accomplished lifters and coaches in strength …

4 Ways To Make Any Program Work
Training

4 Ways To Make Any Program Work

There is constant debate about what program is best, Cube Method, Westside, Juggernaut Method, 5/3/1, the list goes on. All of these programs have their …

3 Keys to Exercise Selection for Sport Performance
Training

3 Keys to Exercise Selection for Sport Performance

Front squats are more functional. You never are below parallel on the field, so why do it in the weightroom? Closegrip bench transfers better to …

World Record Squat Training
Powerlifting

World Record Squat Training

Coming freshly off of a 65lb competition squat PR in the December North of the Border meet, it was time to go back to the …