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We are flooded with a variety of training techniques that are meant to assist you in taking your program to the next level. Many of these techniques leave you with minimal results and take the place of a well-designed program. By far, the one training technique that I see misinterpreted the most is rest-pause training. This may […]

Introduction This is certainly one of the many questions in training that just doesn’t seem to ever end. Within the conceptual framework of strength training programs, the idea and implementation of momentary muscular fatigue is regularly discussed between coaches, trainers, clients, and athletes.

“Truth is incontrovertible, malice may attack it, and ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.” — Sir Winston Churchill As time goes on, the staggering amount and abundance of self-proclaimed training and nutrition “experts” within the industry becomes more and more obvious, specifically individuals who recommend things and have pint-sized knowledge, […]

Muscular contractions can be characterized by two primary actions—concentric and eccentric contractions. When the force produced by the muscle exceeds the force applied to the muscle, the muscle will shorten or act concentrically, which typically occurs when you drive up from the bottom of a squat. When the force applied to a muscle exceeds that produced […]