Archive for April 2019

Jumping Your Way to Fat Loss

By: Josh Bryant For centuries, prize fighters have reaped the benefits of jumping rope, helping them become more mobile, agile and hostile in the game of fisticuffs.  With exception of a few heavy-weight outliers, fighters are lean. Think about it, if you are required to fight within a weight class, any excess body fat is…

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Enter the Lightning Deadlift

by: Josh Bryant  The late Bob Peoples, of Tennessee, was the first man to deadlift over 700 pounds. In training, Bob would lift a weight out of a jack at lockout height. He would then lower the weight to the floor and lift it back up; with this technique, Bob could lift more weight with…

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Touch-and-Go Deadlift Reps

by: Josh Bryant Like King Solomon said thousands of years ago, there is a time and place for everything under the sun, be it drinkin’ some ‘shine in a kick ‘n stab bar in West “By God” Virginia or even touch-and-go deadlifts.  First, let’s differentiate between bounced reps, which deadlift 101 covered, and touch-and-go reps.  Bounced…

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Dead Stop Deadlift Reps

By: Josh Bryant Hey Josh, I have just start powerlifting and am new to deadlifting.  I did 315 pounds for eight reps using the “bounce” style off the floor.  An older powerlifter at the gym told me to stop each rep and now I can only do three reps. Which style should I use in preparation for my…

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