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Want to Be a Better Powerlifter? Try These Strongman Moves

Hitting plateaus in your big three lifts? Try switching it up with these beefy strongman moves to improve your overall strength and help you hit some deadlift, squat, and bench press PRs. Your new total is waiting for you. Joseph Lucero, owner of Harvesting Strength,...

5 Steps for Building a Bigger Bench Press

Let’s face it: bench press has never felt like your thing. It’s always hard, even “light” weights feel impossible, and you don’t seem to progress on it like you do with other lifts. If you really want to hit a new bench PR, you’ll need to attack it from some different...

Get Faster & More Explosive with Overspeed Training

What is overspeed training, and why should you do it? If you want to be a faster, stronger, and more efficient athlete, consider using these overspeed exercises and techniques in your next strength workout. Brandon Humphrey is a kinesiologist and personal trainer...

Keys to a Killer Kettlebell Swing

The KB swing not only looks cool, but it also packs a powerful punch of strength & conditioning benefits when done correctly. Master your technique and reap the benefits of this mighty movement with this step-by-step guide. Jack McCormick has been a coach and...

Why The Deadlift Is King of All Lifts (Plus 6 Variations)

You’ve heard it before — deadlifts rule. For raw power output, having a massive pull is where it’s at. But why is that the case? And what other deadlifting variations are out there? Joseph Lucero, owner of Harvesting Strength, is a powerlifter and strongman coach with...

Lunge Technique, Tips & Variations For a Plump Posterior

Although they seem simple, lunges are draining and make your legs feel like they’re on fire. The burn they produce can make even the strongest athletes shudder. Adding modifications and understanding how/why they are benefitting you might make them a little more...

How to Get Your First Pistol Squat

The single leg squat (a.k.a. pistol squat) is a challenging, advanced movement that requires single-leg strength, stability, mobility, balance, and motor control. If you are looking to get your first pistol, or just want to continue getting better at them, here is a...

Killer Alternatives For The Barbell Overhead Press

Overhead pressing is one of the most challenging compound movements. If you’re lacking in core stability and shoulder mobility, pressing weight overhead can be downright frustrating. What if you have muscular asymmetries or imbalances? What other movements out there...

Understanding Tempo Training For Maximum Strength Gains

Hitting a plateau with your strength gains? Not seeing the muscle growth you thought you would? Or just getting plain bored in the gym? Using tempo training in your current program is a great way to spice up your workouts by challenging your weaknesses and improving...

Building Power and Speed for Your Golf Swing

Do you see your trackman or launch monitor stats and feel like you can’t get the speeds you need? Have you looked for advice on how to improve your swing, but it all seems confusing, contradictory, and downright overwhelming? Adding a simple, yet effective strength...
5 Steps for Building a Bigger Bench Press

5 Steps for Building a Bigger Bench Press

Let’s face it: bench press has never felt like your thing. It’s always hard, even “light” weights feel impossible, and you don’t seem to progress on it like you do with other lifts. If you really want to hit a new bench PR, you’ll need to attack it from some different...

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Keys to a Killer Kettlebell Swing

Keys to a Killer Kettlebell Swing

The KB swing not only looks cool, but it also packs a powerful punch of strength & conditioning benefits when done correctly. Master your technique and reap the benefits of this mighty movement with this step-by-step guide. Jack McCormick has been a coach and...

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Upright Rows: The GOAT for Shoulder Workouts

Upright Rows: The GOAT for Shoulder Workouts

Simply put, big shoulders are sexy. If you’re into bodybuilding, you know that your shoulders form the wide top of your hourglass or “V” shape. Having round boulder shoulders is immediately noticeable for your physique aesthetics and usually means the difference...

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