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The Bulgarian System is Not About Maximums
15/11/2017

People think that the Bulgarian system was built around going to maximum multiple times a day. That max attempts were the…

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A New Standard For Powers
15/11/2017

Power snatches and power cleans are a staple of weightlifting training. They allow us to develop several qualities desired for the…

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Hip Extensions, Back Extensions, Why Not Knee Extensions?
15/11/2017

There seems to be a general consensus in the weightlifting community that knee extension machines will not only ruin your knees,…

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Push Press vs Strict Press – A 3 Round Knockout
15/11/2017

The push press is superior to the strict press for weightlifters in nearly every way. Is the strict press useless? Absolutely…

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3 Exercises to Prepare for the Squat
15/11/2017

A couple months ago I had a minor dislocation while squatting. My right femur had slid forward in the socket, and…

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Squat On Your Mid-Foot for Greater Quad Development – The Transference of Exercises
15/11/2017

When you squat you don’t drive through your heels. Or at least as a weightlifter you shouldn’t. I watched a video todaypublished…

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How Long Should A Training Cycle Be? Beginner, Intermediate, & Advanced
15/11/2017

The most annoying answer to a question is ‘that depends’. But to be honest it does depend. It depends on a…

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Catch The Weight On Your Heels – The Worst Cue Ever
15/11/2017

I feel like yelling ‘heels’ is the most overused cue given by coaches.  ‘Sit back on your heels’, or ‘Catch the…

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3 Exercise Glenn Pendlay Uses to Increase the Squat
13/11/2017

It doesn’t matter where Glenn is, or what team he is coaching, he consistently raises people’s squat up over 200kg, with…

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A Westside Barbell Tale – Where I went wrong
10/11/2017

Like many, I go through phases of learning, and these tend to coincide with how my training is going. I am…

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