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Bigger, Stronger, Baseball

I've known the author, Nick, for over 10 years now.  Not only does he like to shoot his meals and has passable taste in music, but he is a great strength coach. I've seen how his players respond and work for him. The difference between an average/good coach and a great one is usually communication. How does he get his athletes to believe in him and trust in his process? Is he able to get his message to an athlete without resorting to gimmicks or abandoning his principles?  NIck has this in spades. Now read up. - Jim Wendler '17

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The Nutrition Myth

This following video from "Funny or Die" sums up all the bullshit, myths, lies and downright stupidity that we have been forced to swallow from the majority of the nutrition world.  Every week, there is a new boogeyman and a new savior.  Use some common sense, critically think and don't be swayed by what is new and shiny; and don't be scared by the newest studies.  Yes, we are always learning, progressing and evolving. But there is a huge difference between these three things and falling for bullshit.  Be wary of what you read and understand that many people have an agenda and bias; and anyone can prove their point even with the latest scientific studies. Many years ago, Alwyn...

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Three Prowler Workouts

The following three Prowler workouts can be done during the same training week. All sets are done on the vertical posts. The easy and medium workouts can be done between training days and after bench press or press workouts. The hard Prowler workout can be done after you squat and deadlift.

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Deadlifts - How to Tug like a Pro

The following is an excerpt from the Jim Wendler Forum - it is in response to a question from a forum member that wanted to increase his deadlift.  It wasn't a specific question; more it was any suggestions that any of us had regarding the deadlift and how to increase it.  Additionally, he also had a question regarding being weak at the bottom of the movement.

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Anyone Can Find 2 Days A Week For Strength

In a previous life I was military explosive ordnance disposal technician and approaching 40 I feel every mile run, bomb suit worn, parachute landing, and Afghan trail cleared. Now as a father of two very young ones with limited time I believe you wrote the 2x2x2 program with me mind. Without a doubt anyone can find two days a week for strength.

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