Training Beyond the Saggital Plane

Whether we’re new to strength training or crushing WODs like it’s our jobs, getting strong in the saggital plane is necessary for strength and power development. As a powerlifting wannabe, squats, deadlifts and presses are my life, but it can’t be my whole life. Lifters are required to be really great at just a few main lifts (three for powerlifting …

Swapping Road Races for Powerlifting

For years, I dedicated 90% of my workouts to cardio. I ran 2-6 miles as early as 5:30am several times a week, and finished the day with an evening spin class. Even on days I focused on strength training, I still ended the workout with a run on the treadmill. Unlike most cardio bunnies, my aggressive cardio sessions were driven …

Cool Things To Read From Your Phone, 12/11

Coming at you HOT today! This week’s edition of ‘Cool Things to Read From Your Phone’ is chock full of knowledge bombs and goodies. Fitness Standing Tall: How Powerlifting Builds Mad Confidence This week, coaches JVB and Jen Sinkler released the highly anticipated Unapologetically Strong powerlifting program. I love the Jens, not only because they’re funny and smart coaches, but …