Posts Tagged with "deadlift"

Getting Your Weight Back on the Deadlift: A Simple Trick

I woke up this morning struggling to come up with something to write about. Whenever that happens I tend to default to my wheelhouse….. …..Deadlifts.   Well, it’s either that or I start breaking down plot points of some my favorite 90’s television shows like Melrose Place, Party of Five, or 90210. For instance: I’ll tell… Read more

The Beginner’s Checklist for Deadlift Badassery

It’s the start of a new year and with it a proverbial reboot or rejuvenation towards one’s health and fitness. Well that, and a metric boat load of Facebook statuses of people complaining about all the “newbies” crowding the gym.   I am not one to complain because 1) I don’t typically work out in… Read more

Deadlift Deep Dive: The Deficit Deadlift

First things first: Lets address the obvious. If there were a contest for best blog title of 11/22/16 featuring a kick-ass alliteration starring the letter “D,” I’d totally win it today. I got the idea the other day after listening to a popular segment on EW Radio called Diva Deep Dive. It’s a killer idea… Read more

Stuff To Read While You’re Pretending To Work: 6/24/16

I’m mad at myself. Not for something stupid like forgetting to turn the stove off or forgetting to send in my quarterly taxes. No, I’m mad at myself for slacking in the movie-watching department. Anyone who knows me well knows how much I love watching movies, and how much I pride myself on being a… Read more

Everyone NEEDS to Deadlift

Note from TG: If there was ever a blog title conceived specifically for this website, this is the one. Jason Bourne, an F-16 fighter jet, and a lumberjack punching a grizzly bear in the face while eating a bag of beef jerky could have steel cage match and it wouldn’t be as manly as this title…. Read more

13 Ways to Improve Your Deadlift, FAST!

You could say I like to write about deadlifts. Well that, and zombies. Or zombies fighting ninjas. Or how adorable my cat is, which has nothing to do with zombies. Oh, and speaking of cats……cats vs. zombies. But mostly I like to write about deadlifts. In my latest article that went up on T-Nation today,… Read more

Trainer Critique Live 2: The Deadlift

I had an amazing time in NYC this past weekend. I was invited back by the crew at Mark Fisher Fitness to participate in round #2 of their Motivation and Movement Lab. I, along with Mark Fisher, Michael Keeler, Harold Gibbons, Michael Littig, Steven Ledbetter, Pete Dupuis, and Artemis Scantalides spoke over the course of… Read more

What It Means to “Pull the Slack Out of the Bar”

In today’s brief video blog I discuss what a coach is really saying when he or she says to “pull the slack out of the bar.” It’s a common cue, and one I feel tends to elicits looks like this from people receiving it: A blank, emotionless void. All kidding aside, it’s a cue that… Read more