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How to Improve the Sumo Deadlift

There is a common phrase in powerlifting circles that states, The meet doesn’t start until the bar hits the floor. I’m not sure if that’s entirely true, but I do know that the deadlift is your last chance to move up in the standings. There are two major forms of the deadlift used in competition: […]

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Biomechanics and the Bench Press

How many times since you’ve been going to the gym have you heard, “Dude, how much can you BENCH?” If you’ve been training for a while, I would venture to guess quite a few. Big bench pressers are always highly revered, especially because someone with a massive bench can inspire everyone, not just powerlifters. To […]

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Accessory Onslaught #1: The Squat

My first 3-part article series dealt with how you can use biomechanics and technique to improve your total. However, choosing the right exercises and performing them correctly in your daily workouts can go a long way to improving your total as well. This first article will describe common exercises performed to improve your squat. Primary […]

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Iron Evolution #3: Recovery 101

In our daily struggle to get bigger and stronger, most of us have tried numerous training programs that all promised unbelievable gains. Put 100 pounds on your squat or 50 pounds on your bench press in 6 weeks; the emphasis always seems to be on the training program rather than what you do OUTSIDE OF […]

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Accessory Onslaught #2: The Bench Press

In part one of this series, I discussed how employing specific assistance lifts can improve your poundage’s in the squat. In part two, I will give you plenty of exercises that will help you build a stronger, more powerful bench press. Beyond that, I’ll give you plenty of exercises to keep your shoulders healthy as […]

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Accessory Onslaught #3: The Deadlift

In this final installment of the Accessory Onslaught series, I am going to give you the tools necessary to develop a big time deadlift. Deadlifts, like the squat and bench, can be built with a mix of smart training, hard work, and proper exercise selection. This article will cover a few of the exercises that […]

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Iron Evolution #1: Diet and Nutrition

Think back since you’ve started training: How many sets and reps articles have you read? And going beyond that, how many have you actually tried? The truth is that everyone is looking for the bullet-proof training regimen, guaranteed to put X amount of pounds on your frame or your lifts. What if I told you […]

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