Back in June 2016 I penned ‘DEADLIFT MYTHS & FACTS‘ – and the article was pretty conclusive, at least at the time. Although a lot can happen in 3 years … Continue Reading The Deadlift REVISITED: Still Overrated, Or?
We all love lifting weights and doing cool shit but we don’t really care about the linchpin in this game – the hands. If your hands are damaged or not … Continue Reading Handling Calluses & Torn Skin When Training
A deadlift to the exercise kingdom is like the blue whale to the animal kingdom; biggest, heaviest and most intimidating. With notoriety comes myths, legends, hearsay and folklore. In this post … Continue Reading DEADLIFT MYTHS & FACTS
If there’s ever a culprit for the biggest limiting factor when it comes to the deadlift, it’s your grip – or grip strength. Granted, this only really plays a significant … Continue Reading What about ‘hook grip’ Deadlifts?
What was once considered an ‘underground sport’ is now appealing to everyone – are your parents powerlifting yet? How has powerlifting made it’s way up the popularity ranks? Let’s have … Continue Reading How did powerlifting become so popular?
Contrary to De La Soul, three isn’t the magic number anymore; it’s five now. And not just 5, you must multiply it by itself. What do we get? 5×5 5×5’s … Continue Reading Pearls of wisdom: 5×5 workouts (Stronglifts etc)
Strength comes in many aspects. There’s mental, physical, emotional and strength of will – to name but a few. The most over appreciated form is physical strength without a doubt. … Continue Reading Strength was, is, and always will be relative
The 2014 world weightlifting championships concluded last Sunday from Almaty, Kazakhstan. In the early days of this site, I wrote some fairly extensive posts about the Olympic lifts, their benefits … Continue Reading Some more thoughts on Olympic weightlifting