What is Conjugate Training?

There are a million ways to lift a barbell, but only very few effectively allow you to increase your strength and proficiency in the big three. Powerlifting is a sport about who can bench, squat, and deadlift the most weight within their given weight class, and the art of powerlifting […]

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Start Lifting While You Cut

If you’re new to the whole strength training thing, then it’s likely you only have two relatively vague goals – to look better, and to be stronger. It’s simple enough, but as the weeks pass you’ll conclude that looking better and getting stronger is not quite as easy as you’d […]

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How Much Warmup Is Enough?

If you’ve ever done any amount of heavy lifting, you know that it’s not generally a good idea to pop into the gym, slip under the barbell, and start off with a 90% TM (training max) set. Not only will it feel incredibly shitty, but you’ll generally also feel much […]

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Your First Month of Training

Is it your first month of training? If so, welcome. No matter who you are, you’ve decided you want to lift to get stronger, or bigger, or more confident. There are plenty of reasons to pump the iron, but as long as you’re doing it because you actually enjoy it […]

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How Much Cardio Do You Need?

I’ll be the first to tell you that I hate cardio. I hate taking time to dedicate specifically to improving my cardiovascular health. I’ve done burpees, sprints, 10km runs, swimming, sled pushing, stair conditioning (on actual stairs), rope skipping, loaded carries, and most other things you can think of. I’m […]

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