Tag Archives: strength

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Strength Endurance Session With Van Halen

  • by Matt Jennings
  • April 26, 2018
Nothing like Old School Halen and 20:00 of rockin’ this strength endurance combo with the one you love ; ) Set clock at 20:00 Load bar with 50% of your 1RM for each lift Crank some Halen (or whatever…) Throw the Iron P.S. Yes…You WILL Sweat!                   […]Read More >>
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Amp Up Your Strength Training With A Dose Of This↓

  • by Matt Jennings
  • January 15, 2018
For years it has been common (and smart) practice that athletes and fitness enthusiasts have been using protein supplements after hitting the iron to optimize the benefits of a workout. Protein (and more accurately amino acids) are essential for both the recovery and remodeling/growth of muscle after an adequate strength training session. But it has […]Read More >>
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Dissecting A Strength Training Session

  • by Matt Jennings
  • January 6, 2018
Currently our Strength Tribe is following Jim Wendler’s 5/3/1 strength system. I like this program because it is simple…and it simply works! We use it from time to time during phases of training where we are looking at progression in both mean strength and hypertrophy qualities. The formula for finding your estimated 1 Rep Max for […]Read More >>
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Top 5 Reasons You Missed A Lift (+3)

  • by Matt Jennings
  • December 21, 2017
On Saturday mornings at The Lift Gym we practice Strongman/Strong-Woman theme training. One of the staples on SM/SW days (as well as in our general training) are carries. Carries can be anything from Get Ups…Yoke Walks…Farmer Walks…Sand Bag Carries…Sled Work/Sand Bag Combos… Any way, last Saturday one of our tribe women asked me in frustration…”Why […]Read More >>
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Sharing Strength

  • by Matt Jennings
  • November 11, 2017
“The obvious truth is that you and I take care of ourselves so we’re more able to take care of those around us. We’re extraordinarily generous and considerate people, like a breed of our own. We lift weights that we may lighten the load for our neighbors. We eat healthy foods that we may care […]Read More >>