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How and When to Deload for Powerlifting

By Alex Babin

/ Strength and performance / Training / Videos / 07 December, 2018

In powerlifting, specific deload phases are important for recovery. In this video, Alex talks about deloading for powerlifting by playing with volume …

The Role of the Lats in the Deadlift

By Alex Babin

/ Strength and performance / Training / Videos / 26 November, 2018

The lats are important for stabilizing the shoulder girdle. When deadlifting, you want to keep the bar as close to you as possible. If the bar travels…

The Role of the Lats on the Bench

By Alex Babin

/ Strength and performance / Training / Videos / 09 November, 2018

The recruitment of the lats for the bench press is a controversial subject. In this capsule, Alex discussed the role of the lats and relates these to …

The role of the lats in the squat

By Alex Babin

/ Strength and performance / Training / Videos / 15 October, 2018

The contraction of the upper back of the lats is one of the foundations of a good squat. How can you use your lats for a better squat? In this capsule…

Should I Use Amonia or Not?

By Alex Babin

/ Videos / 26 September, 2018

Amonia is a smelling salt that activates the nervous system and arouses you dramatically and quickly. But high arousal should only be used for a task …

Four Steps for Warming up for the Deadlift

By Alex Babin

/ Strength and performance / Training / Videos / 12 September, 2018

It’s really important to approach your warm-up with as much intent as you would approach your training in order to get a good workout. In this third c…

High Heel Shoes vs Flat Shoes

By Alex Babin

/ Strength and performance / Videos / 31 August, 2018

Should you wear a high or flat heeled shoe for squatting? The most important thing when looking at the foot for squatting is foot mechanics, not what …

SHOULD I DEADLIFT SUMO OR CONVENTIONAL ?

By Alex Babin

/ Strength and performance / Videos / 22 August, 2018

What deadlift position should you use? The answer is: do whatever feels best. In this capsule, Alex explains the difference between Sumo and conventio…

Low Bar Vs High Bar

By Alex Babin

/ Strength and performance / Training / Videos / 15 August, 2018

There are two ways to squat: high bar and low bar. In this capsule, Babin explains why he refers to the two as front bar and rear bar. He also explain…

How and What to Look for in a Coach?

By Alex Babin

/ Miscellaneous / Videos / 01 August, 2018

In this capsule, Alex discusses how you should look for an online powerlifting coach, what you should look for from them to determine whether they are…

Four Steps for Warming up for the Bench Press

By Alex Babin

/ Strength and performance / Videos / 20 July, 2018

It’s really important to approach your warm-up with as much intent as you would approach your training in order to get a good workout. In this second …

Four Steps for Warming up for the Squat

By Alex Babin

/ Strength and performance / Videos / 11 July, 2018

It’s really important to approach your warm-up with as much intent as you would approach your training in order to get a good workout. In this capsule…