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Barbell Only 3 Day Powerlifting Routine

This (mostly) barbell only 3 day powerlifting routine will get you ready to step on the platform. This routine can be run by anyone but it is primarily aimed at beginners. Sample Schedule Monday – Squat Workout Tuesday – Off… Continue Reading →

Is Powerlifting Becoming A Fad?

I’ve always had my heart set in powerlifting but only recently started gearing the majority of my posts towards it. This article is inspired by a video that CanditoTrainingHQ uploaded. (yes I stole the title, there’s no other way to… Continue Reading →

Powerlifting Helps 12 Year Old Autistic Boy

Christopher Biggs from Loxley, Alabama carries a weight heavier than any deadlift could challenge us; he deals with autism and Tourette syndrome his whole life. Christopher has been training in powerlifting since August of 2013 and has shown improvements in… Continue Reading →

Hyphy Mud 2: HM2 Energy Drink

Kali Muscle’s Hyphy Mud has made a huge wave in the fitness industry because it is cheap, simple, and effective. Coffee is one of nature’s best “pre-workout” and mixing it with soda for some extra sugar and changing the flavor… Continue Reading →

Amino Spiking: Check Your Labels

Amino spiking, protein spiking, nitrogen spiking… whatever you call it, it’s wrong. There are many class action lawsuits being served as I write this on 11/14/2014 that are going after these companies that are amino spiking and lying about the… Continue Reading →

The Pros and Cons of Partial Movements

A regular around here asked what I thought about partial movements because his shoulder has been bothering him and he used partials on the bench press. His shoulder hurts sometimes and he mentioned he noticed he felt his pecs a… Continue Reading →

Periodization Should Not Be Used As A Beginner

If you are a beginner and you are looking at doing a linear or non linear periodization routine, don’t. Beginners and early intermediates are blessed with being able to progress simply off linear progression. This means you do not have… Continue Reading →

The Chipotle Diet Doesn’t Work

The Chipotle diet is another fad diet that has been around for a while. While I applaud the company for developing such a viral and seemingly truthful diet, shame on them for creating a shitty diet and passing it off… Continue Reading →

2 Tips To Instantly Increase Your Bench Press

The bench press is a technical lift and once you start lifting heavier weights, staying in the groove and keeping your form on point is hard. I want to share with you 2 steps to instantly increase your bench press… Continue Reading →

Cutty’s Home Gym Chronicles Part 3

I was just getting into this multi-part series of home gym chronicles but alas, I am moving. If you have not read my other entries check them out: Cutty’s Home Gym Chronicles Part 1 Cutty’s Home Gym Chronicles Part 2… Continue Reading →

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