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  • A Case Against Specificity

    By Mike Tuchscherer | In Training | on February 24, 2014

    Pendulums swing to and fro.  That’s what pendulums do.  I see another pendulum swinging lately and this one has to do with exercise specificity.  Not long ago, the pendulum was as far away from specificity as it gets.  Lots of lifters and popular writers talked about what assistance exercises drove their lifts the most.  In […]

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  • Strong360 Monthly-Volume 1

    By Juggernaut | In STRONG360 | on February 18, 2014

    Exclusive Content from Top Coaches and Athletes STRONG360 Monthly has arrived and we are bringing you the premier knowledge to help you improve as an athlete, coach, and trainer. STRONG360 Monthly is our new digital publication and we are very excited about the high level of content available in it. THIS MONTH INSIDE STRONG360 Building […]

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  • Tips for Your 1st Powerlifting Meet

    By Corey Hayes | In Powerlifting | on January 22, 2014

    Its finally meet day! You’re probably a nervous wreck. Your eye is on the prize and thats all you can think about…. Well unfortunately, to win, you need to be able to think. Here is a run down for each list of things you need to do, small tips that could help big time.   […]

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  • 7 Habits of Highly Effective Strength Athletes

    By Juggernaut | In Training | on October 5, 2013

    by Greg Nuckols Lots of ink has been spilled covering the nuances of strength training.  Everyone has their own pet program, favorite accessory exercises, mobility drills and warm-ups they view as essential, and the list goes on. However, as fun as it is to discuss new ideas and approaches, let us not forget that LOTS […]

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  • Shut Up and Lift

    By Blaine Sumner | In Powerlifting | on October 2, 2013

    As I sat down and thought about what I wanted to write for my next article, I had an idea but didn’t know how to go forward with it. I don’t like negative articles but the topic is negative; so I wanted to put a positive spin on it. It is a discussion that has […]

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  • Conditioning for Strength Athletes

    By Chad Smith | In Endurance | on September 26, 2013

    One of the questions I receive most frequently on Facebook, is something to the effect of  ‘what kind of conditioning should I do to avoid losing my gainz?” Well I’m here to address my 2 favorite ways for strength athletes (powerlifters, strongmen, weightlifters, highland games throwers) to ‘condition’ and improve both their performance and physique. […]

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  • The Derby City Seminar

    By Juggernaut | In Training | on September 25, 2013

    The Derby City Seminar brings you over 5 hours of information from some of Juggernaut’s most popular authors. This seminar was $300 to attend in person, not including travel/lodging/food/etc, so this is a tremendous value. This product includes 3 seminar presentations and a roundtable Q&A/discussion. Get It Here! Brandon Lilly kicks things off with Reclaiming Real […]

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  • Strength Doesn’t Care

    By Mike Tuchscherer | In Powerlifting | on August 19, 2013

    This past June, I went to Russia for the IPF raw world championships.  I met one of the Austrian lifters in the 120kg class — Alex.  He was a real nice guy and we had a good chat about training and such.  Fast forward until a few weeks ago.  Alex emailed me to let me […]

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  • Patience and Belief

    By Paul Carter | In Training | on July 15, 2013

    “The two hardest tests on the spiritual road are the patience to wait for the right moment and the courage not to be disappointed with what we encounter.” ― Paulo Coelho When I started lifting weights at fourteen years old I could barely bench press the bar.  By “the bar” I mean the empty bar. […]

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  • Interview with Travis Mash

    By Juggernaut | In Olympic Weightlifting, Powerlifting | on July 10, 2013

    Travis Mash is one of the most well-rounded athletes and coaches of recent years. A former college football player for D-1AA powerhouse Appalachian St, Mash took up weightlifting, before breaking Ed Coan’s all-time pound-for-pound total record in powerlifting. Mash is now a top level coach for athletes and lifters alike at Mash Elite Performance in […]

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  • Lilly and Carter on Lifting and Life-Part 2

    By Juggernaut | In Powerlifting, Training | on June 21, 2013

    What would you do if you could go back and start over? If you could go back in time to the first day you stepped in the gym and tell your young, naive, maybe stupid, version of yourself, what would you say? Brandon Lilly and Paul Carter are two of the most knowledgable and outspoken […]

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  • From mobility, to sports training, to maximal strength development, Team Juggernaut covers a variety of topics in this roundtable Q&A from the Juggernaut Seminar at Derby City Crossfit in Louisville, KY. Brandon Lilly, Corey Hayes, Ryan Brown and Chad Wesley Smith are some of the brightest minds in strength and performance today. Check out this […]

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  • Train With A Juggernaut!

    By Juggernaut | In Training | on June 4, 2013

    Hey Everybody, We are very excited to announce this unique opportunity to you all! “Train With A Juggernaut” will give you the opportunity to train alongside and be coached by Team Juggernaut athletes, and support a cause that we strongly believe in; The Wounded Warrior Project. “Train With A Juggernaut” will be a series of […]

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  • There are some things that all strength athletes need to do well. All those looking to succeed at the highest level must have maximal strength, explosive strength, special strength and work capacity. Whether you are a powerlifter, strongman, weightlifter, thrower or Crossfitter, you must have all of those qualities in varying proportions. In this hour […]

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  • West of Westside

    By Daniel Green | In Powerlifting | on May 29, 2013

    As virtually any lifter who’s lived in the internet era knows… There’s only one side: Westside! The training split, the max effort and speed work, the bands and chains, Chucks. Louie Simmons has created an internet following of Biblical proportions.  His lifters have conquered record after record in federation after federation.  And via the internet, […]

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  • When I first began powerlifting, I had little or no training experience, period. I knew nothing about the sport itself except for what my friends in the gym had taught me. Later, once I got further into training and completed my first competition I began to ask myself, “Why didn’t I start powerlifting sooner?”. The […]

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  • Mobility for the Big 3

    By Corey Hayes | In Mobility, Powerlifting | on May 16, 2013

    Now that I am taking in-person clients at my gym, I’m there all damn day. I see the good, the bad and the ugly…. with a concentration on the bad and the ugly. I work with a lot of power lifters and strength driven trainers, usually all have similar issues on each lift. Ill give […]

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  • 210kg Snatch, 250kg Clean and Jerk, 920lb raw deadlift, 2,221 raw total, 3rd at 2010 World’s Strongest Man and 19’ 56# weight over bar, quite a list of accomplishments and they all belong to one man, Mikhail “Misha” Koklyaev. Misha is undoubtedly the most well-rounded strength athlete of all-time, the only one who can lay […]

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  • Team Juggernaut is coming to Chicago!! On June 8-9th, at Crossfit Chicago, Team Juggernaut’s Brandon Lilly, Eric Lilliebridge and Chad Wesley Smith are invading the windy city to help you reach your strength and training goals! Eric Lilliebridge, at only 23 years old, has taken the powerlifting world by storm! With a 2204 raw total […]

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  • Reclaiming Real Strength

    By Brandon Lilly | In Powerlifting | on April 24, 2013

    Reclaiming “real” strength is about getting back to what got you in the gym in the first place. It wasn’t about this % for x amount of sets. It was about adding pounds to a lift, and looking better, feeling better, and being able to prove it. Real strength isn’t something you need any equipment, […]

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