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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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Train…Gain…Recover…Repeat

  • by Matt Jennings
  • September 4, 2017
Including recovery as part of your training program is smart and needs to be thought out and planned into your training phases. Activity outside the intensity of your gym training allows your body to use low level exercise (movement) to help muscles and joints get the nutrition needed to maintain healthful status while eliminating potential […]Read More >>
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Want Muscle…The Fast Way?

  • by Matt Jennings
  • June 28, 2016
I have espoused the use of high intensity training for the last 20 + years… Why? Because for building muscle fast and efficiently it works like nothing else I have ever done…period! So if you want to put on muscle in a short period of time (and can deal with a considerable amount of acute […]Read More >>
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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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Shoulders Not Up To Snuff?…’DimeBag’ Them Delts

  • by Matt Jennings
  • April 18, 2016
There are tons of shoulder workouts out there that can definitely produce door wide delts.  And this one is no exception. All you need is about 5:30 minutes, a download of Pantera’s Psycho Holiday , an only bar, all of your dime plates, a little bit of  masochism … and you will be ready to rock! You […]Read More >>