So I woke up this morning and was greeted with an email with some cool news. As you know I’m a regular contributor to the online fitness blog Breaking Muscle. Being one of their contributors you may or may not remember a couple weeks ago Breaking Muscle qualified the Brandon Richey Fitness site to enter into their Top 10 Fitness Blogs on the internet competition.
When it comes to training there is just as much, if not more, of a psychological aspect that needs to be nurtured as there is a physical one. Today I want to dive into the mental aspect of training and what strategies I prefer to implement with both my students and myself, as well as defining the lack of mental toughness within our society.
So the topic of today’s discussion is going to involve the good ole bench press. So what can I say about the bench press other than the fact that it is probably the most misused and abused exercise involving the upper body and free weights since the invention of strength training, period.
Often trainees that don’t understand the proper technique involved with the bench press practice with terrible habits and even worse form for long periods of time until one day something stupid happens to get their attention. The point I’m making is why wait for that day to come because I’m going investigate this exercise right here for your knowledge obtaining convenience. Read on my young Jedi!
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10 Ways On How To Improve The Deadlift
You probably noticed that the photograph above represents every strength and conditioning coach’s dream laboratory for building athleticism! That’s because this particular facility pretty much is a dream laboratory since it happens to be the newly renovated weight room for the University of Georgia football program, just in case you failed to notice the “G’s” slapped on the side of all the equipment. Yep, that’s my old stomping ground. Ok, not literally that weight room because it’s brand new, but it’s in the same building. Anyways keep on reading and I’ll tell you more about it and how to improve that deadlift.
So in today’s post I figured I would continue the trend of hammering out another list of stuff that could benefit your strength and conditioning program. In most any endeavor there are some good hard rules that develop due to the pursuit of any goal within any endeavor. Because of this you know ole BR here is going to tee up some of those rules for your strength training journey right here and now. As a matter of fact I’ve got 10 of them for you to hold near and dear to your heart of iron so keep on reading.