Article written by Christiaan Mattheus THE MENTALITY Ever wondered what it takes to win, what it really takes to be the best? When I say “win”, I’m not referring to your 9th grade athletics day participation medal. No, I’m referring to the type of winning that is synonymous with names like Phelps, Coan, Armstrong, Williams, […]

The most powerful tool you have in your body sculpting and training toolbox is your mind.  Think about how you feel when you have a “bad day” at the gym. You feel slow, sluggish, your body feels heavy, the weights feel heavy, and your joints ache.  Sometimes these feelings are mainly physiological (of the body) […]

 Article written by Rachelle Reinking After moving beyond the fledgling lifter stage, you may find yourself wanting to compete in a sport. Luckily, there are plenty to choose from: powerlifting, Olympic lifting, strongman, CrossFit, physique, bodybuilding, and more. It can be a little daunting to figure out which one is right for you. Ideally, your […]

The head position in the deadlift has been a big debate in the strength world for the last couple of years.  Recently, I have been hearing more and more coaches teaching to “pack the neck” and look down to tuck the chin.  I don’t know where this came from but I am telling you: it […]