January 31, 2015Ladies and gentlemen, I am proud to announce our new Chief SFG Instructor — Brett Jones!
January 12, 2015You may want to start “waving” your volume in the manner of Soviet weightlifters. Studies have documented the greater effectiveness of “waved” training for experienced athletes.
November 18, 2014The path to health seems simple: train hard, increase your health, and live happily ever after. But the cost of adaptation makes you vulnerable to other stressors.
October 14, 2014Hard-living types love killing themselves in the glycolytic pathway. But this is far from the only way to “condition."
September 16, 2014Russian sports scientists advocate sandwiching full-body exercises like squats between upper-body muscle building exercises to benefit from a hormonal spike. Kettlebell swings appear to have the same effect.
January 27, 2015Cutting-edge Russian research tells us every type of athlete, from marathoner to powerlifter, has a lot to gain from training slow twitch fibers.
November 30, 2014A strange idea has emerged from the clinical world: the insect head. White coats telling lifters to lock their heads onto their torsos during hip hinge lifts. I urge you not to get bogged down by their arguments.
October 28, 2014The nobility of undertaking a task far bigger than one’s life with the certainty of not seeing it completed is incomprehensible in the XXI century. We must consider taking the long view.
September 30, 2014Let's look to both science and weightlifters to see what they do for fat loss. May you reach your “dry, fighting weight” without the dishonor of dieting and aerobics!
September 1, 2014If you have decent technique and have been building your base with sets of five, the following plan will give you more than a fighting chance of a deadlift PR.