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Hip wedging/bringing the hips closer to the barbell is NOT more efficient than not wedging

Learn why wedging the hips into the barbell during deadlifts is not more efficient than not wedging

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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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Why Is My Deadlift So Weak? – SPC Performance Lab

Does your deadlift lockout feel really hard and slow? We’re usually quick in trying to ‘increase lockout strength’ by doing specific

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Attempt Selection For Powerlifting – Part 3

Final part of this series. This one looks at 2 lifters I had compete in our last comp in December. It shows how the attempt selection…

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