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4 Steps to Declutter Your Training Programs


My wife and I just bought our first home. It’s super exciting to have a house that’s completely our own, but moving was NOT an easy process. Paperwork, packing, meetings, packing, phone calls, more packing. Did I mention packing? In the

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Women’s Powerlifting Roundtable: Building a 300 Pound Deadlift

300 pound deadlift

Nearly every female lifter I’ve ever coached has come to me with the same goal: hit a 300 pound deadlift. Along with Strength House founder Greg Robins, we’ve had the pleasure of coaching some incredibly strong ladies, many of whom

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5 Reasons to NOT Train Like an Athlete

I’m incredibly fortunate to get to train high-level athletes every day. I can’t help but be insanely proud every time I watch a client play on TV or in person. It’s easy to get excited about pro athletes, but let’s not

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The Dangers of Feedback Dependency

Being alone sucks. My fiance has been gone all week visiting family in Vermont and she took our dog with her. It’s just me and the cat, and she’s not much for conversation besides demanding food at 5 a.m. and

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The Journey from Novice to Elite: A Female Powerlifter’s Perspective

Today’s guest post is from my sister, Alex Bonvechio. Alex has been competing in powerlifting for almost 2 years now and will take a crack at an elite total at 148 pounds in October. Here’s her take on how she went

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The 7 Most Dangerous Words You Can Say

I’m still riding the high of yesterday’s Optimizing the Big 3 seminar with Greg Robins and Miguel Aragoncillo. We had an enthusiastic group of lifters who came in willing to learn and ready to crush some heavy weight. We forced

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Posted in Rants – 3 Barbell-Only, Full-Body Workout Programs for Any Fitness Goal – 3 Barbell-Only, Full-Body Workout Programs for Any Fitness Goal Some people love their gym filled with shiny new equipment, juice bars and Eucalyptus-scented towels. They want to feel like they’re at the spa and would rather sweat in

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