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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 […]

A Beastly Abduction – Part 1

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. It’s Thursday night and I can barely walk. My legs are screaming after a Max Effort training session that included both heavy squats and reverse hypers. The hypers fried […]

How bad do you want to succeed?

One of our athletes shared this video on his facebook page. The video contains an incredible message. Listen to the gentleman lecturing in the background and really think about his words. If you really digest the message, it’s life changing. Absolutely life changing. I first listened to this video three days ago and have thought […]