Posts in "Strength Training"

How to Tell If You’re Getting Stronger in the Gym

Granted I’m biased, but I truly feel making a concerted effort to get strong(er) in the gym is the way to go for most people. Strength is the base for pretty much everything; it’s the “thing” that most all other attributes we strive to improve upon is tethered to Speed, power, endurance, Laser Tag world… Read more

Safety Squat Yoke Bar: Training Application

This is a Tony Gentilcore & Matthew Ibrahim collaborative post. Or, as I like to call it: A Gentilhim (or Ibracore?) production. The Safety Squat Yoke Bar (also referred to as “SSB”) is a popular speciality bar that’s most often affiliated with collegiate strength & conditioning facilities, powerlifting gyms, or gyms that are a bit… Read more

Landmine Training and Why I Like It

This week my friend and All-Star coach, Meghan Callaway, released her latest product The Ultimate Landmine Program. I’ve been a fan of the Landmine going all the way back to the early years of Cressey Sports Performance when we  started to implement it into our clients’ and athletes’ programs. Now, I’m not going to sit… Read more

3 Landmine Core Exercises You May Have Not Seen Before

Today marks the release of Meghan Callaway’s latest resource, The Ultimate Landmine Program, I thoroughly enjoyed her previous resource, The Ultimate Pull-Up Program, and used it with several of my own clients with great success. I envy Meghan’s brain. She thinks of stuff I never would have thought of, and this latest program of her’s… Read more

You Want to Get Leaner. Here’s Why You Should Still Lift Heavy Things

With Avengers: End Game right around the corner it’s inevitable we’re going to be inundated with articles, interviews, and videos on how to get a Thor or Black Widow bod. Follow “x” routine, and you too can look like a superhero. To be fair: I have nothing against said routines. Pretty much anything will get… Read more

One of My Favorite Core Exercises: The Lying Overhead Pullover

It’s a shit-show of a week on my end this week. For starters I’m involved with a pretty cool product – The Trainers Toolbox – that’s set to be released next week that’s going to set the fitness industry on fire. I won’t give away too much here, but suffice it to say it’s going… Read more

Using Fillers In Your Programs: Squats

Last week I wrote about “fillers,” what they are, why I’m a big fan of them, and how I include them into my programs on deadlift day(s). You can catch up HERE if you happened to miss it. The post seemed to resonate with people so I decided to expand the concept to include how… Read more

Glute Training For Athletes

If you’re a personal trainer or strength coach you likely work with clients and athletes who 1) have glutes and 2) are looking to up their glute game. Today’s guest post by strength coach, Menachem Brodie, goes a bit further down the rabbit hole than just giving you a bunch of glute-centric exercises to consider…. Read more