Walk into a gym and you can like spot the guys who regularly perform cleans. There is nothing for building the upper back, delts and traps like doing lots of power cleans. Key to performing a power clean is the triple extension aspect of it – the “high pull”. I came across this video of […]
All too often we see people not doing this basic exercise the right way. We either see them bringing the bar straight up and down 6″ from their shins in a vertical line, never touching the floor (more about this at the bottom of this page). In this video, Jonnie Candito, one of the strongest […]
“This is the United States of America,” he bellows. “Like it or not, the bench press will always be the most popular exercise. Too bad everyone sucks at it.” From Dave Tate’s Six-Week Bench Press Cure. Full program and more at T-Nation
One of Charles Poliquin’s favorite movements for building lower body strength in athletes is the snatch grip deadlift, particularly when done from the deficit of a 4″ podium. He is a big believer in this exercise because it is among the best for putting on mass, fast. If you are doing MMA, particularly wrestling, which […]
Bill March was one of the finest weightlifters in the 1960. Here he is performing the press – a lift that used to be the test of upper body strength before the bench press became popular. This is the best demonstration of the exercise I have ever seen.
Powerhouse Milan Jovanović gives you some very simple, yet critical pointers on how to add 50 lbs on your bench press in 7 weeks, by paying attention to grip, hand placement, path of bar movement, etc. More on his site, StrongBench.com