The Teaches of Peaches

Warmup: V 3.4 Strength (25 min): Press–40, 50, 65, 75, 85% x 5 (5+ on 85%) *Use new training max. If you got less than 1 rep on your 95% set, drop training max by 10% If you got 1-5 reps on your 95% set, add 5 lbs or 5% to training max (whichever # is smaller)...

A Reflection

Had the pleasure to talk to one of our old friends today.  Yanju trained with us for a few months in 2010 and 2011 after she’d returned from Iraq and before moving back to Colorado. I won’t pump her tires too much because it’d embarrass her, but...

How To Help People

That’s ultimately what training is, right?  Whether it’s people business (you own a gym) or the people bidness (you want to see your classmate become a better lifter), helping folks get stronger, faster, and fitter is at its root a person-to-person...

Everyone Agreed on Celine Dion

Warmup: V 3.4 Strength (25 min): Squat–40, 50, 65, 75, 85% x 5 (5+ on 85%) Chalk: Assistance Work *Use new training max. If you got less than 1 rep on your 95% set, drop training max by 10% If you got 1-5 reps on your 95% set, add 5 lbs or 5% to training max...

Mistakes We Make and Can Fix Real Quicklike #5

Mistake: Inhaling while you lift Manifestations: Feeling of fighting yourself instead of the weight; lift feels more grind than push; lightheadedness during lift One Stop Fix: Big nasal breath in before lift, fill chest and diaphragm with air, pushing out against the...