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crossfit, fitness, Knee Pain, Patellar Tendinitis, powerlifting, rehab, squat, usaw, weightlifting -

Do you have the itis?.. first off let me say no I am not an MD nor am I a DPT — I’ve just got well used joints and some titanium parts. I’d say every year I get a case of patellar tendinitis that puts me out for 6+ weeks. I give anyone experiencing pain or discomfort the same guidelines.. give it two weeks, if it starts to feel better, give it two more! The first step is to try and figure out what caused it. Have you had tendonitis before? Did you start a new training program with too...

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2 day squat program, 6 week squat program, belt, crossfit, diaphragm, fitness, functional, powerlifting, squat, usaw, weightlifting -

It's common to want a quick fix to heavier lifts, but the secret sauce doesn't exist.. legally speaking. Everyone loves to squat, this we already know. It’s not only a great reflection of your strength and power, but its also a great way to measure how far you've come. You can literally see it right in front of you by the steady increase in the bumper plates that you load on the barbell. This 6 Week squat program has you working through volume on Day 1 and finishing with an AMAP (As Many As Possible) set on Day 2. The AMAP...

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clean, cleanandjerk, snatch, squat, usaw, weightlifting -

Everyone wants to start somewhere and there is an overwhelming amount of information and programs out there to choose from. A lot of them cost money and those who are new or looking to try something new don’t always feel comfortable shelling out money right away. We are here to give you a little help! This is a great 4 week cycle that is all based off feel, NOT percentages. An ideal program for those who are looking to add more Olympic Weightlifting into their training routine.  Feel free to add in some light conditioning to end your training session.  ...

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belt, clean, cleanandjerk, crossfit, diaphragm, powerlifting, snatch, squat, usaw, weightlifting -

It’s one of the most widely used training accessories, the weightlifting belt. Unfortunately a majority of athletes & coaches use their belts the wrong way. Most people think they just put It around their waste and tighten It down as hard as they can. I’ll often ask those who have a belt on if they know the purpose and the functionality of the belt, more often than not.. they do not. WHY USE A BELT? I’ve been one of those athletes who used a belt for EVERYTHING, I’ve been one of those athletes who used It for max effort lifts...

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