Make Every Rep A Single

This was a coaching cue I learned from Brett Jones, while working towards my Russian Kettlebell Certification a few years ago. It's a cue that I actually kind of forgot about using on my clients for a short period but has resurfaced numerous times lately.I pretty much use this cue exclusively on the big four: squat, bench, deadlift, and overhead press for those of you who have been living under a rock. However, it could definitely be used on other compound exercises as well.The basic premise for using this cue is to help avoid technical breakdown as fatigue sets in. Go onto the TubesĀ and watch a newer lifter do a grinding set of deadlifts for instance. The first few reps (hopefully) look like they're being executed with proficient and safe…
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My Training For The Week: Week 10

google09f362744ae567da My training is going excellent lately. I'm down to 213 from 240 and my strength is pretty much on par with where I was at 240. I haven't gone crazy heavy on back squats or regular deadlifts. However, the rack deads I'm doing are only a couple inches above my regular deadlift, so I don't think I have lost much if any strength on them. My chin strength is down, I'm lifting similar external weight to when I was 240, so you can subtract quite a bit of weight from when I was lifting at 240. Dips on the other hand are going up. I killed Dips this week, so I'm happy about that body weight exercise. My pressing strength has seemed to stay constant, so that's also a…
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