Why Women Need Weight Training

Why Women Need Weight Training

Again and again, research has shown that women who maintain a regular, moderate strength training program enjoy a long list of health advantages. Some women still fear that weight training might bulk them up in unfeminine ways; however, as women of all ages realize the benefits of resistance training, negative attitudes about women in the …

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Push Press: Part of New First Responder Program by mike stefano

Push Press: Part of New First Responder Program by mike stefano

In this article I’m targeting both first responders and kettlebell lifters, as we examine the One-Arm Push Press. The Push Press is a great way to break into kettlebell lifting, as the technical demands aren’t as high as for Jerk or Snatch. But don’t sell the Push Press short, it can be a viable asset …

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Building Explosive Strength With Box Squats

Building Explosive Strength With Box Squats

Box squats were first popularized by Louie Simmons of Westside Barbell. If you’ve never heard of him, he is one of the strongest people in the world and has squatted 920lbs at the age of 52. From a safety and performance standpoint, box squats are superior to squats. Many coaches have replaced free squats with …

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