Tag Archives: Bench Press

Lower Body Training (Dynamic and Max Effort) from Sunday 12/11/11

Here’s a sample Lower Body Training Routine we had two of our athletes perform on Sunday 12/11/11. Although we typically separate our leg training into Max Effort and Dynamic Effort (explosive training), on this training day we programmed for a combination of the two methods. PROGRAMMING – see additional programming detail/description below: Dynamic Stretching Warmup […]

Humbling New Beastly Testimonials – 12/2/11

Beast Training was fortunate to receive the following testimonials last week; the first was from a High School Football Coach in Chesterland, Ohio – that’s correct, Ohio. The second is from a local athlete we were fortunate to work with on multiple occasions: Erik I want to say thank you. I know that your input […]

Maximum Effort Upper Body Training – Example Programming 3

ME Upper Body Example Session: Please read Programming Notes below. Warmup (active stretching and foam rolling) Barbell Bench Press We’ve discussed this before, but it’s worth repeating again – The important thing to remember when training the bench press is the athlete is training to become stronger on the field versus stronger at the bench […]

The Importance of Strength Training Technique

There are three reasons strength athletes hit a sticking point on a given lift: Technical Reasons (the athlete is not utilizing proper technique), Physical Reasons (the athlete is not strong enough to complete the lift), and Mental Reasons (a mental-block or fear is inhibiting the athlete). According to former powerlifter and trainer Dave Tate, 80% […]

A Beastly Abduction – Part 2

This blog entry is meant for educational/entertainment purposes only and is a work of fiction. Any resemblance to real persons, living or dead is purely coincidental. Please read Part 1 before continuing … Two of the goons are on me; the Hulk and another. The third goon ducked into my office to kick the music […]