Tag Archives: Deadlift

January 2011 – Beastly Year in Pictures

Please comment; which picture do you like Beast best? Tom Fox (below) was simply a Beast; this Trumbull High School Baseball Captain “Brought It” for each and every punishing workout and somehow always asked for more core work; definitely a prime example of someone that makes a Strength Coach’s life easy. I didn’t know what […]

DEADlift Man Walking – Deliverance from the Deadlift Devil – 12/29/11

“Naw man. I’m pretty effing far from okay.” On November 20th, to punctuate what had been a long week, I pulled my groin pretty severely squatting at Beast; I felt a sharp pop, stopped pushing, and promptly collapsed (whacking the back of my head on the barbell in the process); lying on the floor of […]

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 […]