Category Archives: Training

1. Work on Your Form, Perfect it. Just like any compound movement, proper form is critical in order to get results and avoid injury. You have two options when setting up for the squat: You can choose the high-bar or low-bar position. High Bar Placed on the upper traps Torso remains upright Low Bar Placed […]

Forget The Clutter, Focus on The Big Picture When it comes to building muscle and shedding fat, gym-goers often find themselves preoccupied with trivial matters that have little bearing on the big picture. For example, it’s not uncommon to see beginners focusing their time on iso-lateral BOSU ball lunges rather than basic barbell squats…it should […]

Building a big & powerful chest can be a challenge if you are focusing on the wrong exercises and reps. In this article, we are going to cover the best chest workout that will help you build a thick, strong set of pecs while also increasing your strength & power. The Major Problems With Your […]

9 TIPS TO MAXIMIZE YOUR DEADLIFT 1. Don’t Forget About the Squat The Problem: You are too focused on this repetitive hip-dominant motion without working the muscles on the other side of your body. You soon discover your form favors the hips, putting you at risk for hyper-extension and hitting a plateau. The Solution: You’ll […]

Smolov is a 13 week Squat Program that was developed by Sergey Smolov, the Russian Master of Sports. It was popularized by Pavel Tsatsouline when he published it in a 2001 issue of Powerlifting USA. Projected gains from Smolov range from 40-100 pounds depending on how advanced you are. It’s fair to say the progress […]