How Much Effort Do You Use

May 23, 2007 04:15 PM

When we talk about effort in the weight room it means many different things. Effort involves resistance, speed, power, endurance, strength and the list goes on. The eff [...]

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The Ultimate Maximal Strength Booster

May 09, 2007 03:30 PM

In all my years of training, consulting, and lecturing around the country I’ve yet to encounter one person who felt his strength was too great. Guys like me never [...]

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Another View on Isolation Exercises

Apr 24, 2007 05:24 PM

Leg extensions, Leg curls, Calf raises, Leg press, Lat pull-down, Bicep curls, Tricep extensions . . . who in their right mind would continue to do these ridiculous exerc [...]

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Box Squat vs. Power Clean Debate Part I

Apr 10, 2007 08:38 PM

Like oil and water, Power-lifters and Olympic lifters are two groups that don?t usually play well with one another. But due to a discussion on the dragondoor.com forum [...]

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Mastering the Turkish Get-Up for Total Body Power

Mar 20, 2007 09:08 PM

The Turkish Get Up (TGU) is a classic drill and display of power and coordination. It fits in with the Bent Press and proper squat as exercises you won?t see in 99% of gy [...]

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Force=Mass x Acceleration or Surfing the Force Velocity Curve

Mar 09, 2007 02:15 PM

"A karate punch is like an iron bar. ? Whack!? A kung fu punch is like an iron chain with an iron ball attached to the end and it go ?WHANG!!!!!? and it hurt inside.... [...]

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How to Add a Minimalistic Conditioning Routine to Power to the People!

Feb 09, 2007 03:01 PM

If you want conditioning while on a strength-focused program like Pavel?s Power To The People!, learn to swing a kettlebell for 1-2 minutes non-stop after your strength t [...]

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The Russian Squat Routine for Masters

Jan 04, 2007 08:53 PM

The classic six-week Russian Squat Routine is legendary for giving a kick start to the squatter whose progress has stopped. What makes it so effective is the brutal and [...]

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Beyond the Template is the Promised Land

Jan 04, 2007 08:46 PM

The reasons to follow a training template have been well documented; however, all too often a lifter can become so absorbed in the program that they ignore their own bo [...]

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The Evolution of Westside Barbell Training - Part II

Dec 22, 2006 06:48 PM

A Sample Routine Let?s look at the squat/ deadlift and how this might work. Say you are built for the DL with a shorter back and longer legs and arms and can tolerate [...]

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