Lifting Light vs. Lifting Heavy and the Impact on Muscular Strength and Size

Think about all you know about gaining muscular strength and size. Perhaps you envision hoisting massive weights mightily overhead as you grunt like Atlas holding the heavens upon his back. Well maybe not quite that extreme but you probably assume that at some point in your pursuit of a Herculean physique it will be necessary

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Take a Load Off: Train Your Posterior for a Strong Deadlift

Because I’m a powerlifter, it will come as no surprise that I’m a big fan of the deadlift. When it comes to hitting your entire posterior chain in one fell swoop, from your calves all the way to your upper back, the deadlift reigns supreme. But what if I told you that you could build

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5 Olympic-Lifting Variations for Runners

Traditionally, explosive weightlifting has been reserved for sprinters, but distance runners can also benefit from including these power-producing exercises in their strength and conditioning program. In addition to traditional strength training and plyometric exercises, the Olympic lifts and their variations can help runners improve their potential for performance.   The Science   Power is the

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