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Here you’ll find a collection of articles about lifting technique, exercise science, strength training basics, nutrition and more.

How I Got Powerlifted Back On The Wagon
How I Got Powerlifted Back On The Wagon

This is a guest post by Claudia de Jonge Oliva, a former client, fellow coach and inspiring businesswoman. --- A tale about denial, pressure of leading by example and strong AF women. 2018 was a year full of highlights: I turned 40 and was ready for it both physically...

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What’s the Deal with Deloads?
What’s the Deal with Deloads?

Deloading is a commonly misunderstood concept. When properly applied, deloads offer a way to reduce fatigue that has been accumulated as a byproduct of training overload. That means, all the hard work you’ve put in for the last X weeks have led to a substantial...

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Should You Be Doing Trap Bar Deadlifts?
Should You Be Doing Trap Bar Deadlifts?

Full disclosure: for a long time, I viewed the trap bar deadlift as the inferior counterpart to barbell deadlifts. As my knowledge of training evolved (as did my preferences and abilities as a coach), I came to realize that there is a time and place for the trap bar...

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Meal Frequency and Peri-Workout Nutrition
Meal Frequency and Peri-Workout Nutrition

The value of nutrient timing and meal frequency has been a hot topic of debate in recent years. However, most studies have shown that, for us simple folks who aren’t making a living off of training, it just simply doesn’t matter that much. But, since there’s still a...

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