Tag Archives: strength

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Strength Training Is For Fat-Loss

  • by Matt Jennings
  • February 23, 2017
The evidence that strength training should be the primary focus of all things worthy of a woman’s time invested in the gym is plentiful. For example, to lose body fat and maintain or gain muscle there is nothing that a woman can do that will give her a bigger bang for her time and energy […]Read More >>
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Why I Will Continue To Train

  • by Matt Jennings
  • January 30, 2017
This post was from my SHIFT XTR blog-February 10th, 2009 Until I sat down and specifically thought of why I continue to train, the thought never really crossed my mind. I have been training for sports, the stage, the platform, health, sanity, ego, enjoyment, pain, drug habit (endorphines/pseudomorphine -a good training session releases them), function…since I […]Read More >>
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STRENGTH & CONDITIONING MANIFESTO

  • by Matt Jennings
  • August 31, 2016
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Evil Core Training That Produces Results

  • by Matt Jennings
  • May 24, 2016
  Your core is a complex group of muscles that include the superficial ones such as the abs, latissimus dorsi (lats), external/internal obliques, glutes and lateral hip. And the more deep musculature including the transverse abdominals, mutifidus, diaphragm, pelvic floor as well as many other deeper muscles. Basically almost every movement we make incorporates the […]Read More >>
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THE PROWLER IS…THE NEW SQUAT?

  • by Matt Jennings
  • May 19, 2016
  Most people who have ever used a prowler or sled in their training have a love/hate relationship with it. Why? Well, if you have done any work with the prowler…you know why. And If you haven’t…you need to. Here’s why. The prowler can be used to improve lower body strength and/or improve conditioning. On […]Read More >>