Monthly Archives: September 2013

Push Up Variations

An article with various types of push ups. The basic push up is covered along with a beginner push up progression and some more advanced push up variations.

Sugar Info Video from Kai Wheeler

A video about table sugar from Kai Wheeler, including a brief history lesson, basic information about sugar and also the risks involved with consuming a lot of sugar.

How to Improve the Front Rack Position

Stretching and mobility drills to improve the front rack position for movements like the front squat, clean and push press.

Chalk Alternatives

Two great lifting chalk alternatives that won’t leave a mess.

Choosing a Workout Program

A quick and easy way to choose a great workout program that will get you results (provided you work hard, eat well and recover properly).

Foam Roller Fail

Just a hilarious product image for some foam rollers.

Tips for Increasing Lift Frequency

A few things to consider when increasing training frequency on a lift (or more than one lift). Some examples on how to adjust volume and intensity are given, along with other valuable information when it comes to higher frequency workout routines.

Honest Supplement Review from Elliott Hulse

Elliott Hulse from strengthcamp reviews some supplements and gives you his general advice on supplements. My opinion is also included in the post.

Back to School Training Advice

For those of you going back to school now, there might be less opportunities to get your training done. This is especially true for athletes. Here are a few quick tips to make it easier on yourself.

Squat Tutorial from Chad Wesley Smith – Video

Chad Wesley Smith, 905lbs (410.5kg) raw squatter and strongman, teaches the squat.

Hybrid Squat – Video of the Week

A video of Jonnie Candito describing the hybrid squat, which combines the advantages of the high bar ATG (ass to grass) Olympic style squat with the low bar powerlifting style squat.