Hypertrophy

Reasons for selecting accessory exercises to develop strength

This article covers some reasons/goal outcomes on why you might select particular accessory exercises to improve strength on the competition lifts.

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The current evidence on training recommendations for gaining muscle

An excellent paper by Schoenfeld et al. was recently released covering the current training recommendations to maximise muscle gains. I have summarised the main points.

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What happens to strength if you ONLY do heavy singles and nothing else for 10 weeks?

Can you make gains using extremely low training volumes? This study had powerlifters perform just 1×1 @ 9-9.5 RPE on the squat bench and deadlift 1-3 times a week with no other exercises and measured 1RM strength.

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Hips Shoot Up During Deadlift

There are a few different technique errors that can lead to the hips shooting up at the moment the bar is breaking contact from the…

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Deadlift Technique: Why Activate Or Pack Your Lats Is Not A Good Cue

During the dead-lift setup, we want to get ‘tight’ before lifting the barbell off the floor. A common cue used to achieve this is to…

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