What are You Really Training?


When we train we adapt specifically to that training demand; sound familiar? Yes, that’s right! The S.A.I.D. principle; Specific Adaptations to Imposed Demands. Now, most of the time I think of parameters like load (intensity) and repetitions (volume), or the combination of both (volume load), which is ultimately what the body “feels.” Volume load is[…]

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I’m a Weightlifter: Take 2


After spending much time away from competition, I am really trying to find my way back to the platform. In doing so, I’ve found that my feelings on training are much different than they were from the time I stopped a few years ago. Since then I’ve been around some great coaches, weightlifting and strength[…]