Al Warnaar, starting QB for Senn High School, has made solid progress in his first month of strength training. His squat and deadlift have improved by fifty pounds each, and his press and bench press have each improved by twenty pounds. Look for more improvements in the gym and on the field from Al! Check…Details
Quentin Sykes returns to training after a brief hiatus. He’s always had a strong upper body — in fact, his bench press was stronger than his squat and deadlift for a while. Since returning, Quentin has put a lot of effort into bringing up those lagging lifts. In doing so, he’s eliminated his chronic low…Details
Gabe Herman, economist and possible member of the Illuminati, continues making progress on the novice program. Despite a few years of prior lifting experience, Gabe began the program using only 155 pounds for the squat. He picked up some bad technique habits in the past and had a back injury coming into the program so…Details
Neal started working with me just under three months ago. He wasn’t new to barbell training and had achieved some respectable numbers. But in the past year, he suffered injuries to both his shoulder and low back making most tasks, let alone lifting, more difficult than it needed to be. After rehabbing both injuries, Neal…Details
Dave is built to squat and press. The deadlift, on the other hand, did not come easy to him. For a long time, Dave’s deadlift lagged behind the squat — it should be the other way around. It took a lot of patience and persistence for him to achieve the proper start position for the…Details
Current med school student Elie Crystal performs his third and final set of five repetitions with 200 pounds in the squat. He started training six weeks ago and his squat has increased by 90 pounds while his other lifts improve along with it.
I’m no expert when it comes to nutrition but I do know that most people engaged in a strength training regimen ought to eat more food. Novice-level trainees especially need to eat big because of the substantial gains in strength and size that occur during this time. You can make an incredible amount of progress…Details