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Changing Things Up and Moving to a New R...

I was thinking about my workouts the other day, and it hit me. I’m likely not doing enough volume (only 4 to 6 sets per workout), and I’m pushing myself to failure on each set, which is not the greatest for nervous system recovery. So after some research, I’ve decided to make the switch...

Breaking 200 Lbs For Reps On the Bench P...

Bench press has historically been one of my best lifts. Until freshman year of college, I actually was able to bench more than I could squat. I’ve always had a relatively strong chest and triceps compared to the rest of my body. A sample old chest/triceps workout I used to do: 3 x 6 reps Barbell/Dumbbell...

Regaining Old Strength and Pushing Throu...

My strength usually peaks over the summer, as I have more time to devote to lifting and my diet is much more accomodating to growth (in terms of calories and protein). During the school year, I make an effort to devote as much time as I can, but academics can be very exhausting and motivation-draining....

My Quest to Build Massive Back Strength ...

So recently, I’ve taken a couple of proactive steps toward increasing my overall back strength. I recognized that grip strength was a limiting factor in my back training - during pullups, my grip was giving out far before my back did. Solution: The Captains of Crush Trainer Gripper I ordered this...

Squats Are Absolutely Brutal (But So Wor...

There is no other exercise that offers as high a level of muscular recruitment as squats. I also personally feel that there is no other exercise that brings as much “good pain” in weightlifting than the squat. I can pump out heavy weighted pullups or bench press 1.5 times my weight all day,...

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