Monthly Archives: November 2012

The Problem with Most Chest Exercises

What’s the hardest thing to do in the gym? Find an unoccupied bench press on Monday (or Tuesday or Wednesday…). Bench press is the most popular exercise in America because everyone wants a big, impressive chest. And somehow, the bench

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4 Steps to Fix Your Squat

Squats are hands down my favorite exercise. They bring the full package – they can make you strong, huge AND athletic. They’re the exercise equivalent of the perfect woman – smart, funny AND beautiful. The problem is, squats are rarely

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Powerlifting Meet Recap: Old School Iron Wars

On Saturday I competed in my third powerlifting meet – the Old School Iron Wars, sanctioned by 100% Raw Powerlifting Federation – in Williston, Vt. At a body weight of 190.8 pounds, I squatted 501, benched 330 and deadlifted 540.

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Training Update – One Week Out…

I set a personal record this week… for lifting weights five times without training in the same place once. Between traveling for the Cressey Performance Fall Seminar and running away from Hurricane Sandy, I got to see a bunch of

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