Archive for March 2016

In the Gym, Do More by Doing Less

Let me start off this blog today by giving you a hypothetical situation. You are a dedicated gym-goer who hits the gym upwards of 3 times a week. You attack your workouts with fearsome ferocity and give it your all, even if life outside the gym may not be going so swimmingly. Any workout after…

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The 3 P’s of Why People Get Hurt in the Gym: Part III

If you missed Parts I and II of this series, be sure to catch up here: Programming and Periodization. In the first two installments of this series, we discussed why improper programming and periodization can actually hurt you. Last but not least, here is the third of three reasons why people get hurt in the gym: preparation.…

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The 3 P’s of Why People Get Hurt in the Gym: Part II

If you missed Part I of this series, be sure to catch up here: Programming. Welcome back to this series on The 3 P’s of Why People Get Hurt in the Gym. In part 1, we discussed why improper programming, and specifically exercise selection, can cause pain. Exercise selection is part of a larger concept…

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The 3 P’s of Why People Get Hurt in the Gym: Part I

I like to think that fitness and training is all about getting out of your comfort zone. I remember the first time I stepped into my high school weight room; even though it was full of equipment I wouldn’t necessarily consider beneficial anymore, I vividly remember how sore my pecs were from the chest press…

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How to Crush Your First Powerlifting Meet

Life’s been busy to say the least. I’m looking at the date right now, and just realized that it’s been over 5 months since I competed in my first powerlifting meet alongside my fellow coaches; a day that still seems like yesterday and one that I won’t soon forget. It was an exhilarating experience and…

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