Resistance bands may not be the first workout accessory you think of when it comes to powerlifting. But resistance bands are an essential tool for many powerlifters, especially those who want to test their strength or make workouts more interesting. Resistance bands provide an ascending resistant throughout your range of motion. This helps to provide … Continue reading Resistance Bands: How You Can Add Variety To Your Powerlifting Workouts
Jeff Miller We all have seen that guy. We know who he is. The atmosphere in the building changes when he walks into the gym. Some people talk smack under their breath about him. Others make eye contact and shoot him an approving head nod. According to some national gym franchises, women and children … Continue reading If you are the strongest guy in the gym, LEAVE
1. At a geared meet you never hear "Wow, that guy buried that squat. That's impressive!" You might hear "Man, that guy squatted way too low. What an idiot." 2. You never hear in the warm up room of a geared meet, "Throw the 2 & 1/2s on the bar!" But, I have at a raw meet. 3. … Continue reading Differences Observed Between A Geared Lifter and A Raw Lifter
Powerlifters, have you ever been ready to take a big attempt at a meet…focused and prepared for the task at hand, when out of the blue someone starts shouting some random cue that you have never heard before? Let alone had time to process and implement? I can assure you this has happened to … Continue reading One Voice
by Jeff Miller They say the soul of a samurai lies within his beautiful, deadly and honored sword. John F. Murphy writes on HistoryNet.com “So vital to the samurai spirit was the genesis of such a magnificent weapon that Shinto priests would be called in to bless the beginning of the process and … Continue reading A Samurai and his Sword
Back in the summer of 2016 one of my training partners, Tom Schmidt showed up at the gym with this new bench shirt sent to him by Anderson Powerlifting. Tom usually competed with a Titan single ply Katana. Lately he had been messing around in a couple of Titan multiply shirts with some good … Continue reading The Evil Twin Bench Shirt Review
by Steve Decker All In Personal Training The following is a guide to navigating the day of a powerlifting meet. These are based on my own experiences competing for the last six years. This is what currently works best for me. Bear in mind this is my own process and it is always evolving.What do … Continue reading Meet Day FAQ
Your Speed Bench Sucks Jeff Miller Dear powerlifters, ninety percent of your speed benches are lacking something. SPEED. We have all read the articles. We have heard the recommendations from the top trainers and lifters in the world. Dynamic bench work should be sixty percent of your one rep raw max. Twenty five years … Continue reading Your Bench Speed Sucks
Product Review: Anderson Ammon Massage Gun by Jeff Miller As we age there are just parts of training that become more important. Let’s face it. We just don’t recover like we did in our youth. So we really need to do all the little things that we may have overlooked in our earlier years. … Continue reading Anderson Ammo Massage Gun Review
Let's take a look at just how knee sleeves aid recovery.
If you have been into cross fit, power lifting, or weight lifting, chances are you have come across a lever belt at least once or twice.