Browsing articles in "Strength Training"

Sep
16
2014

Preparing For Your First Powerlifting Meet – Part 2

    In the last article, we talked about everything from training to finding a coach to packing for the day’s events. And I know what you’re thinking…   I’m still scared. I can’t do this. I’m going to fail. I’m going to get last place.   Stop right there. The very important step 1 [...]

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Aug
5
2014

Preparing For Your First Powerlifting Meet: Part 1

  “Stop being afraid of what could go wrong and focus on what could go right.” As soon as I walk through those gymnasium doors, they are all going to know I’m the newbie. They are going to be watching me. They are going to know that I have no idea what I’m doing. They [...]

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Jun
3
2014

Adaptation, Not Exhaustion

“Any trainer can make you tired, not any trainer can make you better.”   The above quote is one of my absolute favorites when it comes to helping a person distinguish between a trainer who knows what they’re doing, and a trainer who doesn’t.  You see, many “trainers” are in the business of exhausting their [...]

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May
20
2014

Secrets To Mastering the Deadlift – Part 1

No matter what you’re goals are with your training, whether you’re interested in losing body fat, gaining muscle, getting stronger, or being more athletic, deadlifts in some form should absolutely be a part of your regimen.  Keep in mind that there are dozens of variations of deadlifts, and it’s important to master the basics of [...]

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Apr
30
2014

Frequently Asked Questions About The Modern Woman’s Guide To Strength Training

  WOW!  What a wonderful day yesterday was. We are absolutely blown away at the response from you all regarding The Modern Woman’s Guide To Strength Training  resource.  Check out what some of you had to say: “Got it this am! Tonnes of info! Looks amazing.”  - Alison B.   “I have been strength training in [...]

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Apr
29
2014

The Modern Woman’s Guide To Strength Training Is HERE

Yes, it’s true. It’s finally here. We been talking and teasing and getting you all excited about the release of the program (we can’t help but get you excited because WE are so excited!) and now it’s finally here: The Modern Woman’s Guide To Strength Training If you want to see exactly what the program [...]

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Apr
27
2014

Very Exciting Announcement (Details Inside!)

If you’ve seen our last two blog posts, you know we’ve been doing a video series on what’s wrong with most women’s training programs. We’ve discussed several topics including: – How inappropriate programs can wreak havoc on our hormones – The special considerations that  have that must be taken into account when designing a woman’s [...]

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Apr
25
2014

How To Bulletproof Your Body

  Today’s blog is an awesome short video about bulletproofing your body, and we are very excited to share it with you! But first – we have some big news! On Wednesday we shared a very exciting announcement with you all, and for those of you who missed it, we will tell you again:   [...]

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Apr
23
2014

Is Your Training Program Preventing You From Seeing Results?

Over the last 9 months, we have been working on something very exciting — a comprehensive training and nutrition resource for women: The Modern Woman’s Guide To Strength Training. It will be available next week, and we are SO excited to share it with you! As a little precursor to the release of our program, [...]

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Feb
28
2014

Top 5 Exercises For A Killer Back

If you’ve been in the gym any length of time, you know that people looooove bench pressing.  In fact, anytime a guy finds out that you’re “into lifting” he probably asks, “Oh yeah?  So how much ya’ bench?” Sigh. While there’s nothing inherently wrong with the bench press, there’s just something so cool and sexy [...]

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