Get It Off Your Chest: 3 Tips to Shatter Your Bench Press Sticking Point

Nothing is more frustrating for a lifter than a stubborn sticking point. And for the bench press, that’s almost always two to three inches off the chest. You bring the bar down and press it back up, only to hit

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Stop Saying These 4 Phrases If You Want to be Successful

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Thoughts become things. What you think about, you bring about. Your thoughts will manifest your physical actions. – Brian Cain This past weekend I drove down to Pennsylvania to coach my good friend Dave through his first powerlifting meet. Dave’s

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Stack.com – Advanced Foam Rolling: 2 Techniques for Better Mobility

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All human beings should be able to perform basic maintenance on themselves – Kelly Starrett These are wise words from Dr. Starrett, owner of CrossFit San Francisco, founder of MobilityWod.com and author of the revolutionary book, Becoming A Supple Leopard.

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Next Step: Cressey Sports Performance Internship

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I’m psyched to announce that this fall I’ll be interning at Cressey Sports Performance in Hudson, Massachusetts. If you’ve ever read this blog before, you know that Eric Cressey has been a huge influence on me from day one. Eric

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My 3 Favorite Set and Rep Schemes for Fast Muscle Gains

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A few weeks ago, I was training a client and had a funny interaction with my co-worker Steve. I was explaining to the client the difference in rep ranges for building strength and building muscle. “To build muscle,” I said,

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Stack.com: 3 Worst Core Exercises for Baseball (and What to Do Instead)

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Baseball players undoubtedly need tons of core strength. But what does “core strength” even mean? The term has been bastardized to the point that Fred DiMenna, my grad school professor and former WNBF pro bodybuilder, would say “I don’t know

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Stack.com: How Watching World Cup Soccer Can Make You a Better Athlete

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My high school baseball coach was one of the most influential people in my young life. Coach Degre was a junior high health teacher and fireman, yet still found time to coach our team. And he didn’t just coach. He

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