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The Lost Art of Attacking the Barbell

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If there’s one thing that great lifters have in common, it’s the ability to attack the barbell with controlled violence. This lost art of focused aggression is often what separates the pretty strong from the insanely strong. Watch some of

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Problem Solving with Paused Reps – Deadlift Edition

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In the final installment of this 3-part series, we’ll talk about how to use paused reps to target weak points in your deadlift. Paused deadlifts might be the most evil of all the paused variants of the powerlifts, but they

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Problem Solving with Paused Reps – Bench Press Edition

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Continuing on the theme of using paused reps to fix weak points, this installment addresses several bench press technique mistakes and how to use paused reps to eliminate them. (If you missed Part 1 of this series which covered paused

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Problem Solving with Paused Reps – Squat Edition

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“You’re only as strong as your weakest link.” This quote applies nicely to powerlifting because technique ultimately┬álimits the amount of weight you can lift, and your technique eventually breaks down due to your weakest link. This three-part series will focus

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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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