Wave loading sets are a great way to increase your strength. People get very intrigued by wave loading sets because you can surpass your personal best in a lift within one workout. Wave loading uses the phenomenon of posttetanic potentiation. From Wikipedia: "Post-Tetanic Potentiation (PTP) is a form of synaptic plasticity which is short-lived and results … Continue reading Wave Loading Sets-Unlock Your Potential
Most of us out there need to lean up from time to time. Here is a list of what I consider to be the best ways to burn fat.
Here's an arm wrestling workout that will give you the upper body strength to pull the arms off of anyone in the bar. That is, if you actually know how to arm wrestle. It will definitely help you at your next tournament. This routine is designed with arm wrestling in mind, but it's great for … Continue reading Arm Wrestling Workout
If you want more speed and power, lift with chains and bands. If you want faster gains, lift with chains and bands. In this post we'll talk all about why doing your lifts with chains and bands is in your best interest and how you should go about it. Use Chains and Bands for CAT … Continue reading Lift with Chains and Bands
Strongman training has become very popular in recent years, and for a very good reason. It is an incredibly efficient way to improve your strength endurance and lean up. When done correctly, strongman training is better than any "cardio" routine. For most sports, you need muscular endurance, which normal treadmill and elliptical training will not … Continue reading Strongman Training for Conditioning and Fat Loss
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Train your grip if you want to be strong. If you do anything that involves your hands, grip strength will benefit you. Grip strength is usually the weak link in upper body strength. No matter what prime mover muscle your using, that power has to be transferred through your hands. If you want "functional" strength, … Continue reading Train Your Grip for Super Strength
Athletics usually requires us to move faster than our opponents. No matter what your sport and regardless of your strategy, you will ultimately need to move with some degree of speed and power to win.
Some people (mainly girls) worry that they will get too big if they lift weights. For the athlete in a sport with weight classes, that's a problem. So if you lift, will you bulk up?
Strength training is not a current innovation. Egyptian tombs demonstrate pictures of lifting sacks loaded with sand and stone performing swinging and tossing work outs. These sorts of things were likewise prevalent in early Germany, Scotland, and Spain.