Competing for your first time… or sometimes your tenth time can be extremely nerve racking. On competition day the last thing you want is your nerves getting in the way of you making your opener and then that big PR you’ve been working towards. There is no one single tip that will take the nerves […]
Number 1: Find an accountability partner. Studies show you are much more likely to reach your goals when you have a specific person you hold yourself accountable to. A spouse, friend, or even coworker. Number 2: Seek reputable advice and Ignore nutrition pseudo-science. You know what I am talking about. Self-proclaimed experts touting the latest […]
In this edition of Power and Grace Radio, J.J. chats with Registered Dietitians and the minds behind Power and Grace Nutrition, Anna Kasperick and Christina Erickson. They covers the topics of going “keto”, intermittent fasting, and carbs in training. Enjoy! As always, we’re on iTunes, Google Play, and Stitcher under Power and Grace Radio!
What are you training goals? This question is easily the most important question you need to address before you jump into any kind of training program. Setting up goals for training is not a quick or easy process but it is so important for making decisions about how you spend your time in the gym. […]
The usage of a deficit when working deficiencies in the lifts has been a long used method of training for multiple reasons. We discuss a couple of those reasons briefly in the video but specifically consider one tendency to be careful of when using deficit work. Take a look below:
There’s a great debate in the strength world on the necessity and utilization of hypertrophy work for the competitive athlete. Most programs and strength and conditioning professionals understand it’s necessity for sports performance, injury prevention, and base preparation. However, as the athlete gets more elite and more defined in their program and exercise selection we […]
This week, Spencer and J.J. talk about 18.5 and the overall standing including surprises in the regions, opinion on the Open overall, and a look forward in to the Games season. As always, we’re on iTunes, Google Play, and Stitcher under Power and Grace Radio!
This week, Spencer and J.J. talk about 18.4 including the new standard, the leaderboard standings, and some nerd stuff As always, we’re on iTunes, Google Play, and Stitcher under Power and Grace Radio!
We all know that guy who strolls into the gym with the giant Mary Poppins gym bag. He’s got it all: the multiple jars of ‘who knows what’ pre/intra/post workout, the wraps, the belts, lucky socks, magic thumb tape, and the latest electric foam roller. If you’re new to lifting it can be hard to […]
This week, Spencer and J.J. talk about 18.3 including the workout behind the workout, our favorite performances, and one very dark prediction. Enjoy! As always, we’re on iTunes, Google Play, and Stitcher under Power and Grace Radio!
This week we take a look at a classic case of the bar moving forward off the floor. Often times we know the bar should move back toward us but we don’t know why. Take a look below to see a couple reasons why the bar should move back initially.
This week, Spencer and J.J. talk about 18.2 including the fast times, a leaderboard update, and notable performances. Enjoy! As always, we’re on iTunes, Google Play, and Stitcher under Power and Grace Radio!