Beginner Powerlifting


The Big 3: The Deadlift

If you’re still new to the deadlift and are unsure about the nuances of good form please go back and read Getting Started: The Deadlift. There’s a common question that comes up to strength coaches: “If you could only do one exercise for the rest ...
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What is Neural Drive?

Neural Drive is the term people use commonly when referring to strength gains that don't accompany muscle growth. Essentially, it refers to an adaptation in which the nervous system is more efficiently communicating with the muscles and is able to produce greater force despite the ...
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Neural Plasticity and Strength Training

When it comes to strength training it’s really common to hear people refer to ”Neurological Strength” or ”Neural Drive” when discussing the importance of the the neurological system in strength. This statement has a lot of basis but unfortunately the majority of people that mention ...
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The Big 3: The Squat

Everyone has fun building up their deadlift or the bench but the squat is often overlooked. There are tons of reasons for this (limited mobility, weak core, imbalances, funky leg:hip ratios, etc...), each of which is an article in itself but the common truth I ...
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Hack the Squat Rack: An 8 week squat program for busting plateaus

A Brief History of the Squat's reputation There is no getting around it, the squat is one of the best exercises you can engage in.  "How much can you squat?" is starting to replace "How much ya bench?" among athletes and weightlifters.  But the squat ...
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