Understanding Progressive Overload

Understanding Progressive Overload

If you haven’t been ignoring me since I started writing these posts or doing my podcast (and really…who could blame you if you have been?) then you know all about my mildly inappropriate infatuation with progressive overload. At it’s core, it is the...
Shoulders Lagging?  Fix Your Lateral Raise Form!

Shoulders Lagging? Fix Your Lateral Raise Form!

Shoulders can be stubborn to get growing, and often times it comes down to execution.  Many trainers, coaches, and programmers these days are starting the trend of easing up on heavy pressing work, because the shoulder is a complex joint (I’ve often said...
Understanding Tempo

Understanding Tempo

One of the most often overlooked components when executing (or hell…writing!) a training program is tempo.  It’s easy to say “4 sets of 10, go!” and just bang those suckers out rapid fire.  Or maybe you’ve got a little more experience and...

“I don’t want to get too big…”

I’m not Jewish, but hearing that makes me sigh out “Oy vey” and start Googling around to find the most suitable facepalm meme to properly get my frustration across. Sarcastic humor aside, the reason for the frustration here is compound.  Most...
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