Hey all –
Hope you’re having an awesome Sunday. Here’s some killer fitness content to catch up on:
In this episode of The Strength House podcast, we have fellow bearded gentleman Todd Bumgardner of Strength Faction and Beyond Strength NOVA. While sipping on our first-ever listener-submitted beer, we discuss how to build the ideal culture in your gym and how to crush your workouts when you’re crunched for time. Enjoy!
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Best Fitness Reads of the Week
by Tony Bonvechio via MapMyRun
The barbell is still the best tool to get strong, but it’s not always the best choice for beginners. Here are four exercise progressions to get you ready for the barbell.
by Eric Cressey
The bench press makes my heart sing, and Eric knows a thing or two about shoulder health. Put them together and you’ve got a great explanation of why tucking your elbows is vital while benching.
by Pete Dupuis
I loved this quick piece by CSP co-founder Pete Dupuis. If we all learned to be more accountable and take ownership for our actions and mistakes, the world would be a better place.
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Exercise of the Week
Client Spotlight: Hilary
Hilary hails from Toronto and crushed this 303 deadlift at her most recent powerlifting meet. She overcame some tough obstacles, made NO excuses and finished with a bunch of PRs. Congrats Hil!