Deadlift Like a Pro

Deadlift Like a Pro

Warmup, activation, accessory split More »

Knowledge is Power

Knowledge is Power

Learn these five basics to get strong More »

In a Slump? Overcome!

In a Slump? Overcome!

Five tips to beat the slump More »

Dynamic Effort Upper Body Day

Dynamic Effort Upper Body Day

Video of my banded OHP and some accessory work for DE upper... More »

Knowledge of the Iron Game

Knowledge of the Iron Game

How did I learn about getting strong? How can you? More »

 

Where’s The Pipes, Man?

Call it my midlife crises, but being #strongAF isn’t enough for me anymore. Sure, I can rip your face off, but I want to look like it too. Chances are, you feel the same way. Time to start something brand

This Week in Strong, Ep. 6

This week’s grats go to an amazing strength coach, some really, really strong lifters, and link to Iceland’s Strongest Man. https://www.instagram.com/lizpowerlifts/ Henry Thomason: Squat https://youtu.be/2Hmk3jF9wOE Bench https://youtu.be/OCs2q6VqVL0 Deadlift https://youtu.be/2wXH2bpzSWM https://www.instagram.com/that1legmon… Iceland Strongman http://ruv.is/sarpurinn/ruv/sterkasti…

Knowledge of the Iron Game

In this video I answer a common question I get – how did I learn about getting strong? The short answer is by reading and working out. In this video I share my own experience, but also make some suggestions

This Week in Strong, Ep. 4

Not much going on at the start of the year – just loads of short-timers taking up parking space at the gym! WSM podcast dropped a new episode, and it is epic. Also, a collection of #strongAF Instagram videos, and

This Week in Strong, Ep. 3 – New Rules for USAW, Big Bench for Big Wayne, More

New rules go into effect for the new year. Also, some cool videos of monster lifts, and a new movie about Scotland by Rogue (no, not that movie).       Big Wayne’s Gym  Interview with Cailer Woolam  Isabella Von Weissenberg’s

Two Fast, Healthy, Low-Carb Snacks

Spinach and avocado are two amazingly awesome foods; throw in some cheese and salsa and it is like sex in the mouth. Ok, so I happen to love both (especially spinach), but maybe you don’t. These recipes are about 5

This Week in Strong, Ep.2 – Lauren Cohen, Joey Smith, USAW Open, Instagram Deadlift, and More

This week in strong! Some impressive results from the IPA’s Champion of Champions event: Dr. Lauren Cohen, the ultimate strong nerd, put up a 1545 drug tested raw total at 165. lbs. weight class (!). Joey Smith, powerlifter, shares his

Force Barbell – Gym Tour and Circus Dumbbell Workout

This week I headed to Force Barbell in Fischer Indiana (Indianapolis area) to check out their gym. What I found was amazing – owner Tyler Miller has more knowledge and experience than is usually accessible to the general public, and

This Week in Strong, Ep. 1 – David Hoff, Rheta West, DFSNZ is Idiotic, and WSM podcast

First installment of what I hope to be a regular feature here – the week’s news in strongman, powerlifting, and strength athletics. This week we look at some MONSTER numbers from David Hoff and Rheta West, as well as an

Bench Press Tips, Vol. 3

Today’s bench press tip is called the “trap pad”; it is a visualization of your upper back as a thick, hard pad that connects your body firmly to the bench. Watch this concept below: