Psychological Warfare; The Art of an Athlete

Sabrina Schutter 10/20/Life, Articles, Brian Carroll, Meet Tips, Mental Toughness, Motivation, Powerlifting, Strength Training, Team Sports

By Sabrina Schutter What is Psychological Warfare? Contrary to popular belief, some of the greatest competitors in strength sports are not about lifting their competition up, but actually doing whatever it takes to win. This is a battle and to the best in the sport. It is for the glory and the will to win at any cost. It is common …

Interview With a Chiropractor

Tucker Loken Articles, Back Health, Coaching, Form, Powerbuilding, Powerlifting, Strength Training

By Tucker Loken I’ve been going to see Craig Liebenson at LA Sports and Spine for a couple weeks now. So far it’s been an awesome experience, and there are a few really good lessons I’ve learned, both from putting the exercises into practice, and listening to Craig’s advice as we are working together  Competency>Capability:  I think about this one …

A Different Take on Progressive Overload

Paul Oneid Articles, Powerlifting, Programs, Strength Training

By Paul Oneid The goal of the human organism is survival.  We survive through adaptation.  We adapt to maintain homeostasis, or the status quo.  This happens with everything in life.  This is the basis for you becoming who you are.  It involves your physiology, your psychology and it is all influenced by your environment.  Our body reacts to any and …

The Good Morning Project

Dain Soppelsa 10/20/Life, Accessory Work, Articles, Back Health, Coaching, Deadlift, Form, Powerlifting, Programs, Strength Training, Uncategorized

By Dain Soppelsa Since I started lifting, my deadlift has always been my nemesis. My squat and bench consistently improve, but my deadlift has always been stubborn. After a couple years of using the Westside method, which consisted of a rotation between a squat, a deadlift movement and a type of good morning, I found myself stuck with a sub …