A couple weeks ago I put up this popular article all about form, and how it’s really different than most think. And on that note, I wanted to address a similar area. Should you be super strict with your form? Or should you “cheat,” use a bit of “body English,” or, as some might put it, […]
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How do you match up? While you shouldn’t necessarily compare yourself to other people out there, it can be useful from time to time.These six measuring sticks can be helpful guidelines for how you might want to structure your training and what your weak points might be. Deadlift – Bodyweight X 2 Back Squat – […]
Max Sick was a strongman and gymnast from Austria born in 1882, most famous for developing the Maxalding system with Monte Saldo. But he did much more than that. Early Life Born to Swiss parents, Maxick developed rickets and dropsy along with lung problems at a very young age. This set of conditions set him […]
Ronald Walker was a lifter born in 1909 in England with an incredible all around capacity. Ronald never really cared much for showing off with awkward feats of strength, but instead focused on forty two strength tests set by British Weightlifting Association. At his prime from 1931 to 1937, Ron Walker dominated British Heavyweight Championship, […]
My newest article over at Breaking Muscle has just been published. In it I talk about a variety of ways to put a kettlebell overhead. Military Press Side Press Bent Press Rotational Press Upper Body Push Press Push Press Jerk Bottoms Up Press Read 8 Way to Get a Kettlebell Overhead here.