Educational

SQUATS: Upper-back Tightness + Elbow Positioning

24 Aug , 2018  

It’s not that a close grip is bad, because it may be perfect for YOU. However, it can create a ton of pain, inflammation at the wrist, elbow, bicep, and shoulder for many athletes – while not really teaching them how to contract the right muscles, just teaching how to jam muscles and tissue into each other to […]

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PROGRAMMING KEYS: SPECIFICITY

30 Mar , 2018  

You simply cannot train balls to the wall, 100%, all in, all the time. Its physiologically detrimental to your training, your health and the success of your program. Today we are going to dive into the most important programming key for strength and hypertrophy. This is a great read and beneficial for all lifters to […]

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Top 5 Tips For New Powerlifters

1 Mar , 2018  

“I think the first thing people do when they decide they want to compete in powerlifting is compare, compare, compare. It’s totally understandable, but in the long run experience is key.”   Welcome and thanks for clicking over and checking out my blog, I hope you find it helpful and it encourages you to compete! With […]

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Interview with Daniele Pauli, Swiss PL champion & Strength Wars competitor

25 Feb , 2018  

  Some of you may already know Daniele Pauli from his appearances on the YouTube Strength Wars series, in this article we get to know him a little better and, Daniele will share some golden tips to become a great Powerlifter. Daniele (39) from Switzerland is currently the Swiss IPF pl champion (2017) with a […]

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THE IMPORTANCE OF MOBILITY

9 Feb , 2018  

Use your mobility to enhance your training and use your training to reinforce your mobility. I appreciate you stopping by and I hope you enjoy the read. Today we are going to dive in and gain some further understanding around the word ‘MOBILITY’ in relation to strength training. The word ‘MOBILITY‘ no doubt gets thrown […]

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AFS: Active Foot Stabilisation

10 Jan , 2018  

Active Foot Stabilisation is often overlooked and under utilised. Creating stability from the ground up during compound barbell training is absolutely essential.  My name is Brogan Williams and I am a Powerlifter/Strength Coach from Auckland, New Zealand. Thank you for clicking the link and heading over for a quick read, I hope you get something out […]

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Your Strength Incompetency

4 Jan , 2018  

To secure progression throughout your training micro/meso and macro cycles + phases you have to become comfortable with the uncomfortable. My name is Brogan Williams and I am a Powerlifter/Strength Coach from Auckland, New Zealand. Thank you for clicking the link and heading over for a quick read, I hope you get something out of today’s blog. […]

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Struggling to lockout? (Deadlifts)

19 Dec , 2017  

I feel that its fitting for me to write a blog on deadlifts, Why? because I’m so good at them? Not quite!  You should all know by now that you don’t ask the guy who’s always had big shoulders, how to get big shoulders. Genetics + leverages put others ahead in certain lifts and certain […]

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Bench Press Bar Path

17 Dec , 2017  

Today we are going to discuss the hot topic of ‘Bench Press Bar Path’. Although there are many ways to achieve a good bench, applying the tools discussed in this blog will help you maximise your bench performance while promoting longevity within the lift. One of the most common ideas around bar path is that a […]

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