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  • Become Your Own Nutrition Coach: Part I

    By Nate Winkler | In Diet, Lose Fat | on July 30, 2013

    Helping an athlete reach their body composition and performance goals aren’t my main areas of focus when designing a nutrition plan. Surprised? Structuring your nutrition in such a way that enables you to burn fat or get stronger is simple. My plans allow for strength gains, fat loss, and improved sleep, brain & endocrine function […]

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  • JTS Classic: Game Day Nutrition

    By Nate Winkler | In Diet | on May 7, 2013

    There are few days in the year more important than ‘Game Day’ for athletes, if any.  Every month away from season is spent preparing, training, dieting, and dreaming of what will happen next season, when all the hard work culminates in dominating performances.  Making all that pain, practice and sacrifice worth it a 100X over.  […]

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  • You: The Only Thing That Works

    By Nate Winkler | In Diet, Lose Fat | on March 4, 2013

    There are great articles out there promising people major fat loss by making minor changes, but no real results ever happen. Why? No one is addressing the actual cause of fat gain/loss: poor hormone management. Adopting a training and nutritional program that works synergistically to reeducate your hormones will improve everything about your performance, physique, […]

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  • What Makes An Effective Program?

    By Juggernaut | In Training | on November 15, 2012

    By Ryan Brown I have always hated the articles on the internet that discuss what is a good exercise and what is a bad exercise. I remember something that the Legendary Maximillion Mormont said to me a couple of years ago regarding exercise selection and it has stuck with me and my thought process behind […]

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  • Juggernaut Performance Training Manual

    By Juggernaut | In Training | on July 16, 2012

    Think of  improving your performance as a pie chart, comprised of 40% Training, 40% Nutrition and 20% Recovery. Juggernaut strives to provide you with the highest quality products and training science to help you reach your goals. The Juggernaut ‘Performance Training Manual’ provides you with Juggernaut’s most comprehensive articles to allow you to increase the […]

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  • Off Season Training and Goals

    By Juggernaut | In Training | on July 10, 2012

    By Chad Wesley Smith With my 3rd place finish at the Europa Platinum Plus Strongman show in Connecticut a few weeks ago, I failed to earn my pro card and am forced to change my training plans a bit for the rest of the year. It was very clear the things that held me back […]

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  • Strongman Training and Why It’s NOT for Athletes

    By Juggernaut | In Training | on July 5, 2012

    By Chad Wesley Smith In the past few weeks as Olympic Trials have been conducted, I have seen a lot of attention being given to the Strongman training done by one of the US’s top swimmers. Check it out below… The Video Has Been Removed for legal reasons but here is a summary. A World […]

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  • Conditioning Around Injuries

    By Juggernaut | In Training | on June 19, 2012

    By Chad Wesley Smith Here at Juggernaut I have the awesome opportunity to work with some of the nation’s best high school football talent, many of which play for some of the state and country’s top teams. Recently I began working with one of the Class of 2013’s top offensive line prospects, unfortunately he is […]

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  • How I Would Westside

    By Chad Smith | In Training | on June 15, 2012

    The methods used by a certain powerlifting gym in Columbus, Ohio are undoubtedly among the most popular in powerlifting and strength & conditioning today. This gym has produced some of the strongest geared powerlifters in history through the use of heavy good mornings, box squatting, training with bands and chains and partial range bench press […]

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  • Everyman Series: Naturopathic Performance Ebook

    By Nate Winkler | In Training | on June 12, 2012

    This is the final part of the interviews with Naturopathic physician Dr. Torrey Gorla. In the previous interviews we introduced many of the misconceptions with what is considered healthy in Western culture and what needs to be changed. In this article we will conclude our interview with Dr. Gorla and take it one step further, how to […]

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  • Strong and Beautiful. Interview with Yessica Martinez

    By Juggernaut | In Training | on June 11, 2012

    By Chad Wesley Smith At only 21 years old, Yessica Martinez, is quickly becoming a well known powerlifter. With PRs of 305 in the squat, 180 bench and 320 deadlift, this 132 pound weight class lifter combines impressive strength and a head turning physique. Martinez got into powerlifting after a successful career as a basketball […]

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  •  A few weeks ago I attended a Crossfit Powerlifting Seminar at Crossfit 714 in Orange, CA as a guest presenter, where I helped out my friends Mark Bell of Supertraining Gym and Jesse Burdick of Reactive Gym. Both Mark and Jesse are accomplished powerlifters in single and multi ply gear. I really enjoyed my time […]

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  • Why Your Hard Work Is Making You Fatter

    By Nate Winkler | In Diet, Lose Fat | on May 7, 2012

    Consistency is king, right? Everyone knows that some things work better than others, but no matter what, if you workout more, and eat healthy foods then you will lose fat, get more ‘ripped’, and increase your strength. What if I told you that all your hard work, dedication, time, and effort are being wasted because […]

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  • Eating for Size, Strength and Performance

    By Juggernaut | In Training | on May 3, 2012

    By Chad Wesley Smith There is plenty of nutrition information on the internet for people looking to get ripped or cut weight, but what about the strength athlete looking to compete at the highest levels. In the quest for ultimate strength, the athlete must consume high volumes of high quality macronutrients.  Facing New Giants As […]

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  • Sin City Strongman Challenge III

    By Juggernaut | In Training | on May 1, 2012

    By Chad Wesley Smith On April 21st, I competed in the Sin City Strongman Challenge III, hosted by Nick and Callie Best. I headed out to Vegas on Friday morning and got to spend a nice relaxing day of lounging by the pool with my girl. The competition was Saturday afternoon and it was HOT, […]

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  • Bands and Boards for Chest Health and Strength

    By Chad Smith | In Training | on April 27, 2012

    By Chad Wesley Smith Through years of heavy bench pressing and throwing the shot I often struggled with the health of my pec minors and biceps tendons. During my training for the 2011 SPF Powerstation Pro/Am, this area became particularly problematic and painful. On what would have been a PR double of 500×2 in the […]

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  • Every spring for the past 3 years, Juggernaut has been honored to play host to a contingent of athletes from Great Britain, including 2008 Olympic Gold Medalist in the 400m, Christine Ohuruogu. It is a pleasure to watch Christine, who also has a 2007 World Championship (in 400m) and 2012 Indoor World Championship (4x400m relay) […]

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  • Interview with Olympic Gold Medalist Christine Ohuruogu

    By Juggernaut | In Training | on April 24, 2012

    Every spring for the past 3 years, Juggernaut has been honored to play host to a contingent of athletes from Great Britain, including 2008 Olympic Gold Medalist in the 400m, Christine Ohuruogu. It is a pleasure to watch Christine, who also has a 2007 World Championship (in 400m) and 2012 Indoor World Championship (4x400m relay) […]

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  • Medicine Ball Throws for Explosive Power Development

    By Juggernaut | In Training | on April 18, 2012

    Chad and Juggernaut athlete Blake Rodgers (U of Washington bound linebacker) demonstrate some of Juggernaut’s favorite variations to build explosive strength throughout the entire body. Medicine ball throws are a great tool to develop explosive power because of uninhibited triple extension, multi directional/planar movement, high velocities achieved and ease of learning the movement. Medicine ball throws can also be […]

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  • Get Chad’s RAW squat training guide FREE!

    By Juggernaut | In Training | on April 16, 2012

    Juggernaut Owner Chad Wesley Smith joined extremely elite company when he squatted 905 pounds raw. Smith’s squat broke the American Record in the 308s weight class and ranked him in the top 10 all time, regardless of bodyweight. In The Raw Squat Training Guide, Chad gives you a wealth of information to improve your performance […]

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