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Back to the Gym? Use This Professional Powerlifter’s 3-Step Plan!

As gyms start to reopen across the United States, you’ll see a lot of lifters getting back into things after a long layoff of doing…well, doing nothing. My guess is they’ll be a little frustrated at first, seeing how much their strength has dropped off.  That’s not exactly a hot take – but here is …

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3 At Home Exercises EVERY Lifter Should Do (Plus a Program!)

Okay, let’s face facts: you’re probably not going to have a lot of gym access this month. Hopefully, you have a nice home setup where you can still squat, bench press, and deadlift. But let’s say you’re not quite so fortunate, and you’re stuck doing bodyweight training. Does that mean you’re SOL? Of course not! …

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Chase the Pump, a Powerlifter’s Guide to Arm Training

Most powerlifters I know do a lot of curls – but they’re typically of the 12-ounce variety rather than anything more productive. I think a lot of that stems from Ed Coan’s infamous quote about biceps being like ornaments on a Christmas tree: they might look nice, but they’re not good for much else. I …

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6 Great Bodyweight Exercises for Powerlifters (Try These At Home!)

What happens when we’re matched with an amount of time where equipment might be slightly restricted and we have a need for a consistently high training stimulus? We find ourselves attempting to as creative as possible. For the devoted powerlifter, three movement patterns require to be trained consistently for success: Upper Push Lower Pull Lower …

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