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Take a trip back in time with me. Picture your primal ancestors, hunting/gathering barefoot for their daily meals. Now think of today and how your feet are covered with some type of shoe. You’re already asking ‘where’s he going with this’, aren’t you? Think of the effect shoes have on not just your feet but […]
Anthony Ditillo Anthony Ditillo is a name unfamiliar to many, but quite legendary to a select few. Ditillo was a prominent writer for Ironman Magazine (IM) from the 1960’s all the way up to the 1980’s. In addition to the many articles he wrote for IM Ditillo also authored two iconic strength training books: The […]
Benefits of Strongman Training 1.Strength/Hypertrophy Gains Strongman workouts are based on compound/functional movements. Meaning you get more bang for your buck. These movement patterns work several muscle groups at one time and if you pair these movements with a heavy load at lower reps and higher sets, you will see a massive improvement in strength. […]
1. It is the safest way to squat for all Athletes! -the lifter cannot use as much weight as he/she would performing a free squat. -When done properly the lifter sits back so the shins go past perpendicular to the floor. This puts all the stress in the muscles we want to get stronger( hamstrings, […]
Most training programs, particularly for athletes, are unbalanced. One of the most common examples of this is a 1:1, or worse 2:1, push to pull ratio of exercises. For example, a barbell bench press and an incline dumbbell bench press paired with a single pull exercise, such as a dumbbell row. In an ideal situation […]
When trying to strengthen one’s posterior chain it is important to treat it as the mostimportant part of your training. It is very common for athlete’s to have a weak posterior, whetherthat be low back, glutes or hamstrings; typically it’s all three. It is much easier to target theanterior chain because it does not require […]
We have all been there, at team practice, and the coach breaks out the ladders. “Ok guys, let’s get some footwork in, and get faster!” If you were anything like me, your first thought was “I don’t think this does much, but I guess I’ll shut up and do it so I don’t get cut!” Unfortunately, […]
When discussing performance in sports what is often overlooked is the importance of strength, more specifically maximal strength. In the strength and conditioning field there is often an exorbitant focus on conditioning and recovery but a lack of emphasis on building strength. This is a mistake that can lead to overuse injuries, a slower and […]
Most every sport has turned into a year round venture with very little off time between seasons. We continue to see athletes finish a season and take minimal time off as the stigma of ‘the more/harder you play, the better you become.’ To some that formula is clearly false and they know they need a […]
If you weigh 200 pounds and squat/deadlift 200 pounds, you aren’t as strong as you think you are. Likewise, if you weigh 400 pounds and squat/deadlift 400 pounds, you aren’t as strong as you think you are. Background and Expectations There is a common misconception among most gym-goers that having a certain amount of weight […]