How to Deal With Slow Lifts… Get Explosive

Let's take a look at those lifters who go thru grinder reps and how we can make them faster using explosive lifting! In this video you will learn: - How to lift more explosively - Why explosive lifting will make our heavy sets easier and get us stronger - What loads to use for explosive lifting - How to periodize your explosive lifts - Where we can fit explosive lifts into our program - Tips for performing explosive lifts properly and how to prevent injury - The right period of time to use explosive lifts for specific lifts - Programming your load using intensity  
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Assistance Work – Why Every Exercise Needs A Reason

I got a really good question about properly programming assistance work into a training program.  Building the strength athlete means we are looking to: build strength on specific movement patterns (usually the squat, bench, deadlift and press). This means that each exercise in our program needs to have a purpose for helping us reach this goal. For instance, if we are looking to increase our bench press press, every single exercise on that day needs to have a reason to be there. The goal needs to be simple: increase the strength of our bench press. However, there are a lot of things to consider here. What part of our movement are we having the most difficulty on? Which muscles are weak? Which muscles are small? Which muscles are imbalanced? Where…
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Progressing Your Conditioning Part III: Resistance

In the third and final instalment of the "Progressing Your Conditioning" series, I cover resistance or load. This part of the series will delve into the details of how to progress conditioning by increasing your load for loaded conditioning training. This short video will deal with: How to increase the resistance on popular "cardio" machines in mainstreams gyms - How to increase the load on various explosive exercises The best training implements to use with your conditioning methods Simple progressions for increasing resistance on bodyweight and free weight exercises
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Progressing Your Conditioning Part II: Intensity

Part I of this three part series covered how we can use volume to progress our conditioning. In part II of this instalment we examine how to progress our conditioning work by increasing our intensity. In this video you will learn: - How you can progress your conditioning by increasing our HR, and monitoring it using objective or subjective measures. - How to increase our intensity on specific machines vs free weights - How to do more work in the same time intervals. - How to do the same work in shorter time intervals
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