Daniel Ryjov has developed a reputation for displays of upper-body pressing strength. Unfortunately, while doing 150-pound dumbbell skull crushers during a May 2022 training session, Ryjov tore his right triceps tendon. On August 17, 2022, just four months post-injury, Ryjov performed a 225-pound (102-kilogram) bench press for 90 reps. The athlete performed softer lockouts of … Read more
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In mid-July 2022, promising bodybuilder Michal Križánek switched from the International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness (IFBB) Elite Pro League to the National Physique Committee (NPC). Križánek’s motivation behind the switch was to obtain his IFBB Pro Card and gain eventual qualification for the 2022 Mr. Olympia. Judging by his latest physique update, his training … Read more
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Perhaps you’ve seen a lifter pressing, twisting, or rowing a barbell by rotating it on end. Appropriately named, these landmine exercises produce lethally effective workouts. Landmine training is performed in settings from Division 1 college weight rooms to bodybuilding gyms to injury rehab clinics. The barbell is used for lever-based resistance — one end pivots … Read more
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Who wouldn’t want to be strong like a powerlifter while also being built like a bodybuilder? Maximizing strength and muscle is what drives many people to start lifting weights in the first place, so why not train for the best of both worlds? Powerlifting plus bodybuilding equals powerbuilding. Although powerbuilding is often considered a specific … Read more
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There’s two things every nerd should know: How many calories do I burn walking a mile? How far is it to Mordor? Today, we’re answering both of them (and much more). Walking is a great form of exercise and something we often recommend to folks starting our coaching program. Some have had great success walking, […]
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