Weightlifting

Get Stronger in a Month: 3 Free Programs to Try

Strong Programming. Affordable Pricing. You show up the gym everyday ready to train. Ready to put the work in, sweat, tear up your hands, move your body. But no matter how much you do, your max out days lead to frustration. Maybe you’ve thrown a shaker bottle in frustration. Sound familiar? Training doesn’t have to […]

What Is A Hungarian Core Blaster?

Image Source  We all want one, whether you’d like to admit it or not, we all need to have a strong back and posterior chain to be at the top of our game. One tool which has been used for years to achieve such a thing is the Hungarian Core Blaster. This implement with a […]

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Olympic Lifting for Athletic Performance

This article was written by Derek Simpson, a Sports Performance Coach here at The Strength Agenda. Derek is also a weightlifter on TeamSAW and a former collegiate football player. _____________________________________ Just a quick Google search will give you hundreds of results with varying opinions on the topic of Olympic Weightlifting (often referred to as “The […]

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You’re Fired: 5 Reasons to Dump Your Olympic Weightlifting Coach

By Amber Sheppard This piece was written by Amber Sheppard, a weightlifting coach and all-around awesome human out of Mississippi. Amber founded and currently runs the non-profit Mississippi Barbell, the first USAW club in that state. She is the top ranked female USA Weightlifting coach in Mississippi, has coached national and international athletes (medalists in power lifting […]

2016 American Open Preview

Image Source It’s that time again, boys and girls. The nation’s best have converged on the World Center Marriott in Orlando, FL for the USAW American Open Championships. Coming off of the 2016 Olympics some of the big names may be sitting this one out for some much deserved mental rest or to heal up […]

DIY Lifting Straps

What’s going on? If you are a long time subscriber of the site, you may remember this gem of a video on how to make simple lifting straps. But the other day I got asked in the gym how I made my pair that are from this video (and that are still holding strong by […]

Do’s and Don’ts Of No Hook No Feet Movement

Image Source  It’s that time of the year again where everyone is getting their training planned out to get ready fro their next big goal (at least I hope that’s what you are doing). Volume and percentages are being determined and planned appropriately to reach that optimal peak and achieve the glory and riches you […]

2015 USAW Nationals Recap

Image Source   After traveling back from Dallas, TX and partaking in a little R&R myself, it’s time to get back on the horse. I had intentions of writing a preview before heading out on nationals but since I didn’t, lucky you for getting a longer post. First and foremost, if you are a fan […]