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From Tony Gentilcore Before I dive into the meat-n-potatoes of today’s post a few #COVID19sucksdonkeyballs “quarantine” thoughts: Caffeine is glorious. Disney+ is saving my wife’s and I world right now with a toddler at home all day. I don’t have enough eye rolls to give to those people complaining about getting fat during this time. …

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Bob Takano Breaking Muscle The split jerk is actually a two-step with the back foot landing first and thus gaining traction first. This has the effect of pushing the bar forward under the bar as it locks out overhead. This exercise teaches the proper “prancing” action of the front foot while reinforcing the drive from the …

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By Jonathan Salmon Generation Iron Another sporting event has been postponed. It appears that the global health crisis has struck again. With so many events already being postponed it appears another victim has been claimed. According to an official statement from the IPF Executive Committee, the World Classic Powerlifting Championships have been postponed. The event which was set for …

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by Matthew Ibrahim TD Athletes Edge Right now serves as a great time to work on your lower body tendon health. Here are my top 3 reasons why. Reason #1: Plenty of Time You have plenty of free time on your hands now. Enter: long duration isometric holds. I’ll explain more about this later in the …

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By Vidur Saini Generation Iron Most people, especially the experienced lifters, are paranoid to shed their winter weight because they think it’ll result in a loss of muscle. On the other hand, some people always end up skinny, or worse, skinny fat when they try to lose fat. You don’t have to be a physicist to figure out …

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Matt Ladewski Elite FTS For powerlifters, numbers do the talking. During meet prep, something’s got to give, and it is often health and aesthetics. If your programming is on point, you can build mass all year round. But why not have a dedicated cycle to focus on that while transitioning out of some downtime? If …