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  1. Working with the Juggernaut Method

    Over the past two years the Juggernaut Method by Chad Wesley Smith has become the general strength training template of my choice. While Chad's book already has several pointers on how to modify the template to make it your own program, as well as exhaustive options for assistance work, I …

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  2. Creatine FAQ

    Here is a quick FAQ about creatine. Few things create so much confusion as creatine – not because there is so much conflicting information, but mainly because it is something almost anyone at some point comes into contact with it and wonders what it is about, whether you are into sports …

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  3. Learning the Olympic lifts as a Powerlifter

    Most of the ways people teach the Olympic lifts to lifters seem to be tailored to weak people, who are in the beginning of their lifting career, or really athletic people, who can already move challenging weights during the whole range of motion. I guess in the past this was …

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  4. When weekly progression stops working

    It is popular to start strength training with some sort of linear program, like the aptly named Starting Strength program by Mark Rippetoe</a>` and in general, this is a good idea, as it produces consistent results across all age groups and genders. When these programs stop working, many people …

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  5. Randomization of tasks and issues

    So a while ago I have read Nassim Taleb's Antifragile surprising, given that it is written in English and quite recent [1]. I cannot quite endorse it yet, as I have read it only once, however, one of the ideas [2] I took away is the following: Living things strive …

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  6. Getting protein isn't that hard

    As I wrote before, I consider it imperative to incorporate enough protein in ones diet. For myself I found about 180g–200g per day to be the minimal and perhaps also optimal amount of protein for me in order to function properly. At first these amounts seem large, because if …

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