Tag: training

Brandon Campbell from Base Barbell Will Pump Up the Volume

I enjoy watching Brandon Campbell’s videos on YouTube. Generally, they’re informative and I like his approach to training, plus he’s got a unique sense of humor that I like. In the following video, he describes his plans for the near future….




Have Fun in the Gym… It’s Important!

Chad Wesley Smith posted a cool video on YouTube outlining his recent training philosophy of just having fun for a couple months to get excited about training again.




Richard Hawthorne On Belted Versus Beltless Training

I think this is a unique opinion on the topic of belt usage for powerlifting, so it’s worth sharing.




Jonnie Candito Placed 3rd at IPF World’s

At the IPF Raw World Championship, United States powerlifter Jonnie Candito placed 3rd to get a bronze medal in the 83kg category. His lifts were: 255kg/562lbs squat, 145kg/319.5lbs bench press, and 282.5kg/622.8lbs deadlift. This got him a  682.5kg/1504.7lbs total! He got a bronze medal for his deadlift and his total. Check out Jonnie’s YouTube channel…




Lifting Heavy as a Woman

Will women get bulky from lifting heavy weights? This question is answered in a video from a female figure competitor.




Training with Lingering Injuries

An article to help you figure out how to adjust your training to work around lingering injuries you may have.




Periodize Your Training with Block Periodization

A quick rundown of how to periodize your training into blocks of several weeks in order to improve certain qualities, i.e. maximal strength, hypertrophy, explosiveness or strength endurance.




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.




Video and Articles of the Week

The Video of the Week from Elliott Hulse describes a situation when you should back off a little bit with your training. A couple recent articles about training are also shared in this post.




DeFranco’s Training Montage Video

Easily one of the best motivational videos for when you’re about to go lift.