Get a Grip: Secrets to Building a Strong Grip for Improved Strength

Hand gripping bouldering wall

For anyone who works with their hands, whether you’re a competitive lifter or manual laborer, your maximum strength will be capped or determined by how much weight your hands can hold. Simply put, if your hands can’t hold onto that 600 lb. deadlift PR, it won’t matter how strong your posterior chain is, that weight […]

What You’re Missing in Your Strength Program for Real Gains: Tempo

The beauty of training is the mix or art and science that creates endless possibilities on the journey to maximize our potential and ability. There is a certain joy and mastery to acquiring the knowledge of training and the scientific background of our human anatomy and potential; then coupled with the true art form of […]

Absolute Strength: Establishing the foundation for future movement

absolute strength weightlifting

An athlete is defined in Webster’s as “a person who is trained or skilled in exercises, sports, or games requiring physical strength, agility, or stamina”. I would slightly adjust the meaning for today’s athletes to be anyone who is required to perform tasks regularly that require physical strength, agility, or stamina, not just in a […]