Monthly Archives: May 2017

Technique Tuesday: 3 Deficit Deadlift Mistakes

deficit deadlift

The deficit deadlift makes for some “strong medicine” as Greg Robins likes to say. It’s a high risk, high reward exercise that, if executed properly, can add quick pounds to your deadlift. However, it’s not a great fit for everyone.

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The Strength House Podcast Episode 13 ft. Adam Pine

This week’s episode of The Strength House Podcast features Adam Pine of Titan Barbell in Medford, Mass. Adam is a phenomenal lifter, coach and person who has a ton to offer in terms of lifting technique and developing a rock-solid mental

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Technique Tuesday: Shin Angle During Lunges

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Many coaches preach a vertical shin angle during lunges, which isn’t inherently wrong. For example, a vertical shin during reverse lunges makes sense; keep the focus on the glutes and hamstrings while minimizing stress on the knees. But what about

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Technique Tuesday: Face Pulls for Shoulder Health

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Face pulls get lumped into the “shoulder health” category, but when you really break it down, the rotator cuff doesn’t get a ton of stimulus if you perform the exercise the traditional way. Usually it just turns into a glorified

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The Strength House Podcast Episode 12 – Training High School Athletes

Although we train a lot of powerlifters, Greg and I spend the bulk of our coaching hours working with high school athletes. This week’s episode of The Strength House Podcast dives into some of the methods we use to help

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Technique Tuesday: Head Position During the Bench Press

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I never thought I’d have to tell people to keep their head on the bench during the bench press. That is, until it became a thing. Now every powerlifting meet I go to (besides USAPL and IPF where head lifting isn’t

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Weekly Recap – May 7, 2017

Hey all – Happy Sunday! This week’s newsletter has a female lifter flare to it, so if you’re a lady who loves lifting heavy things, I think you’ll love this week’s content. Enjoy! This week on the Strength House Podcast,

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