Attempt Selection Advice From a USA National Team Head Coach

Written by Matt Gary Absolute strength is the biggest advantage in powerlifting.  The strongest lifters always have the upper hand.  However, powerlifting doesn’t always necessarily...

April 6, 2018 in Programming

How Did Dave Ricks Squat 716lbs at 58 Years Old?

How do we even begin to understand strength when 58-year-old Dave Ricks is breaking open world records in powerlifting? In 2017, at the age of...

Should we do more RPE 7, 8, or 9 work? It depends.

We use RPEs in training to define the effort.  The last rep of each set is proximal to some level of your fatigue.  Let’s say...

Wilks Data: 2018 Canadian Powerlifting National Championships

As always, we’re here geeking out over some data. This time it’s data from the 2018 Canadian Powerlifting National Championships.  This meet was the largest...

“Shifting The Curve” Training Cycles Now Launched by The Strength Guys

Increase your Strength by Shifting the Curve     What is Shifting the Curve?    Shifting the Curve (STC) is an innovative strength training program...

February 19, 2018 in Uncategorized

Selecting The Optimal Training Frequency Using The STC Filter

The Strength Guys have released a series of training cycles on the MyStrengthBook Program Library called “Shifting The Curve”. These programs break the one-size-fit-all model...

Jen Thompson’s Bench Press Program

8-time IPF World Champion, Jen Thompson, shares her bench press program     Jen started competing in powerlifting in 1999, and has risen to be one...

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