Archive for category: Training
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01
2019

How To Manage Hip Pain During Squats

4 Tips to Pain Free Squats Have you ever felt like your hip bone was rubbing against your femur during a squat? It’s particularly uncomfortable, somewhat excruciating and very frustrating. I was unfortunate enough to experience this discomfort for the first time last year, almost 4 years into my lif...

15
01
2019

Corrective Exercise, Hype & Hysteria?

A critical appraisal of corrective exercise Recent years have seen a rise in the popularity and thus implementation of corrective exercises. It’s no surprise that due to the decrease in activity levels and prevalence of sedentary lifestyles in modern society, that many indiv...

02
08
2018

Variation For Hypertrophy

A hugely misunderstood and misapplied principle of strength training is variation. Lifters either vary their training too frequently or not frequently enough, which leads them to spin their wheels and plateau. Whilst there is no universal way to program, there are better and worse ways to apply the...

19
07
2018

Training for Hypertrophy: The Quads

In this new series, I’d like to lay out thorough general training recommendations for all major bodyparts. To begin, I’d like to address quad training, and in the interest of producing regular content, I’ve opted to break each bodypart’s training recommendations into parts, beginning with training f...

19
07
2018

Training for Hypertrophy: The Quads

In this new series, I’d like to lay out thorough general training recommendations for all major bodyparts. To begin, I’d like to address quad training, and in the interest of producing regular content, I’ve opted to break each bodypart’s training recommendations into parts, beginning with training f...

20
04
2018

Are You Overtrained? 7 Symptoms To Look For

  Overtraining is a topic of enormous popularity, both among ‘bros’ (ala “You have to wait a week after training a bodypart, to let it recover.”) and in the evidence-based community (just look to the past three years of continuous discussion of Maximum Recoverable volume). Unfortunately, it rem...