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Nutrition

11/20/2014  Justin Harris

Justin, You seem to have a wealth of knowledge I wanted to ask about cooking oils. I normally cook my meats in oils, I was wondering if it's best to do this or better to just swallow the oil who Read More

Jack tom
11/20/2014  Justin Harris

Justin I am sure this question will be much to your hating and everyone else in the fitness community however I have worked out for 2 years now for 5 days per week.In honesty I train to look good a Read More

James Corley
11/18/2014  Josh Bryant

Josh, Not much really has happened with his approach. I seem to be able to stick wth it for the most part and I have been doin this for some time now (few months ), I have dropped a little bit of w Read More

Corey
11/17/2014  Josh Bryant

I'm 28, 5'10", and 185 lb. not really sure on body fat but I would guess around 20%. Diet: meal1. 1/2 cup egg whites and 2 eggs with 1/2 cup oatmeal 1/2 scoop whey and almond milk. Meal2. 3 grilled ch Read More

Corey

Bench Press

11/20/2014  Josh Bryant

I am having a problem with my raw bench, once I touch I come off the chest strong and fast. After 3-4 inches everything dies out. I haven't been hitting OHP really strong. Could this be my problem or Read More

Stewart
11/19/2014  Brandon Smitley

Hello Brandon, I just want to preface my question with some appreciation for any advice you can give! I have been following 5/3/1 for the better part of 2-3 years and recently totaled 1235 raw goin Read More

Nick
11/18/2014  Julia Ladewski

Dave, You benched with groups of lifters with varying heights and leverages in large groups/teams/crews. How did you accomdate each lifter? For example, I'm taller and my two training partners are  Read More

Jon

Comments

11/20/2014  Josh Bryant

Hi I'm interested in having you train me to compete in push pull meets look forward to hearings from you. I'm currently 255lbs and benching 410 and pulling 600 Read More

Robert Washburn
11/19/2014  Hannah Johnson

Thanks for the humor and insight regarding the vasectomy! You were probably the LAST person on the team I expected to respond! BTW, I really enjoy your log posts. I have a few firefighters in the fami Read More

Jeremy
11/19/2014  Hannah Johnson

Thank you so much for inspiring me and offering me a glimmer of hope. Keep being strong sweetie. Patti Pfaendtner (John Forge's mother) Read More

patti pfaendtner

Training

11/20/2014  Matt Rhodes

Hi all. My career has me traveling approximately 240 days out of the year all over the country and sometimes overseas. Because of this I can never seriously 'commit' to any long term programming. Reg Read More

Marc A.
11/19/2014  Matt Rhodes

How do you "leave a little in the tank"? I think I semi understand this concept. Less weight for same reps. It is a hard concept to swallow but I understand form breakdown and also read somewhere that Read More

Andy
11/19/2014  Hannah Johnson

Having a vasectomy done on Friday. Any words of wisdom? Training wise, should I just look at it as a 2 week de-load? Read More

Jeremy Hyde
11/18/2014  Harry Selkow

have not started using sled just yet, but i understand, yes for me, it will serve a better purpose for rehab, and strenghtining since i just had surgery(i think that is what your sayin) but for someo Read More

org
11/17/2014  Jim Wendler

I've been training 5-3-1 for a over a year. Now my co-workers are interested. Avg age is 43. I'm concerned about over-training with the seasoned vets, namely those 45+. What assistance exercises  Read More

John
11/17/2014  Jim Wendler

Which would you recommend between the BBB, SST, and the 5's Progression for assistance lifts. Or pick one for a few cycles and switch, etc...? Thanks Read More

Zach

Fat Loss

11/19/2014  Brandon Smitley

Hey Guys Quick Question hopefully you can answer. it is 130pm and in about 20 hours at 930AM I have a final weigh in for a weight loss contest. I need to drop about 9 pounds and outside of not  Read More

David Button
11/19/2014  Josh Bryant

Thank josh, I am very skeptical when changing my diet but I'm willing to give it a try. Which in your mind is easier to follow although they are both similar..anabolic or back loading?? I'm thinkin Read More

Corey

Sports Training

11/19/2014  Mark Watts

Coach Watts, What are your thoughts on extended warm ups prior to training, practices or games? I prefer well-rounded yet relatively quick warm ups but wanted to know your opinion. Thanks Read More

Rich
11/18/2014  Julia Ladewski

Hi Julia, I'm directing this question to you, mainly because I read your article (from awhile back) about training youth athletes and how to meet their particular needs. I work at a baseball traini Read More

Jim
11/18/2014  The Thinker

The Thinker, I had a couple questions for you if you have the time that have been on my mind in regards to your beliefs on these subjects: 1) In using Intensive Tempo in the team sport realm for Read More

Chris
11/17/2014  The Thinker

Thinker, I'm planning on buying a globus unit as you have recommended to many people. Which model do you recommend? Premium Sport Plus, Premium Sport or Premium Fitness? Cost isn't an issue for Read More

Levi

Products and Reviews

11/19/2014  Mark Watts

Where is the safety squat bar made ? China or US? Read More

Hans

Squat - Deadlift

11/19/2014  Matt Rhodes

Hi EFS Team, I'm a raw lifter who's run into a quagmire in terms of progression. Over the past four months I have brought my snatch-grip deadlifts, which I do as a supplemental lift after DE squats Read More

Alex Kreidenweis
11/18/2014  Casey Williams

Hey Casey, this is a sumo stance Deadlift question. What foot placement would you think a person that's just about 6ft tall be optimal? Haven't pulled sumo in a long tine and I can't seem to get comfo Read More

Ian S.
11/18/2014  Matt Rhodes

Hi matt. What rep range should i be training my back for my deadlift? Low reps for strength or trying to build size? Also should it be big movements like rows or smaller like face pulls? Read More

jamie
11/18/2014  Bob Youngs

Bob! Hope all is well. Training has been going good. Recently hit a PR squat AND deadlift (which was AWESOME after coming back from a back injury). I attribute alot of this to the help Ive gotten f Read More

AJ
11/17/2014  Matt Rhodes

245kg: http://youtu.be/c9Q9zN7pW3Q Hey matt. Here is a video from 6 months ago the only thing that has changed is i spread the floor more and sit back an inch or so more. Read More

jamie
11/17/2014  Matt Rhodes

I would like to know you thoughts on dynamic dead lifts from a deficit. Would that improve my speed or would it be more beneficial to do them off the floor like normal? Thanks Matt Read More

Matt

Iron Brothers

11/19/2014  Harry Selkow

Coach, Readingthe Q&A, you are the first person (in my experience) ever to relate dinner choices to your training sessions of the day. This is genius! I think you may be on to something!Why ha Read More

Peter Yuri
11/19/2014  Matt Rhodes

Matt, Little did i know when i talked to you at the LTTS in the spring i would be facing down Hip surgery of my own.Mild Impingment the last few yrs has blown into full on pain and issues the last f Read More

Peter Yuri
11/18/2014  Vincent Dizenzo

SWEET! And dont forget the "Worst lifter of the night" Award! Good Luck  Read More

Peter
11/18/2014  Matt Rhodes

Hey Matt. Not sure if you remember me but Ive sent you some videos to critique in the past as I was prepping for my first meet. Well, I completed the meet this past Saturday with much success and I th Read More

Brent Hartley

Rehabilitation

11/19/2014  Harry Selkow

Rehab question So i broke my pinky toe the other day, Dr said stay off it for about a week and plan on about a month for it to heal. Ive never had a broken toe before, and 3 days later the pain  Read More

Brian62275@yahoo.com
11/19/2014  Thomas Deebel D.C.

Hey, my name is Austin. I am 6'1", 215lbs, and 25 years old and have dealt with poor knees since I was 13. I've had meniscus repair in both knees and partial meniscus and full ACL replacement in my  Read More

Austin S
11/19/2014  Thomas Deebel D.C.

Thanks for the input Tom it's much appreciated I guess I'm just frustrated at not being able to lift, I feel that the guidelines set for recovery are general and are for regular humans that don't trai Read More

Rich k
11/18/2014  Harry Selkow

Hey team, bench pressing today didn't go so well. while i was pushing the bar up for rep five i felt what felt like a tearing in the upper portion of my left pec. i dumped the bar and immediately lef Read More

Tom

Bodybuilding

11/19/2014  Thomas Deebel D.C.

Sir, i wanted to get your thoughts on a knee issue. A few months ago I was doing some front squats and after I finished my knees felt funny. I had to drive a couple hours that night to pick up my ki Read More

caleb

Programs

11/19/2014  Hannah Johnson

Hannah, I was hoping if you have the time that I might be able to e-mail you directly and speak with you regarding your experience pursuing a career in the Fire Service. I'd be grateful for any gu Read More

Adam
11/18/2014  Brian Schwab

Hi Brian - I am a novice/intermediate strength enthusiast planning on starting the M2 program, and I had a few questions. Regarding the bench days, can you recommend any other partial range exerci Read More

Andrew
11/18/2014  Josh Bryant

Hello all, I have a programming question. When coming off of a high frequency peaking cycle (I'll be doing Smolov), when I come into my next block which will be something more like 5/3/1 or the Cub Read More

Chris
11/17/2014  Josh Bryant

Josh, could you give me some criticism on this training routine I've put together ? I train mostly for strength, I just did my first PL meet and I designed this with the intent of putting on some mass Read More

Tom

Powerlifting

11/18/2014  Vincent Dizenzo

Hey Vincent so to be a little more serious (and not just busting your balls) I hope your back is getting better. Would live to see you in a full meet at some point!  Read More

Peter

Supplements

11/18/2014  Matt Rhodes

This is a supplement question, I've been hearing/seeing a lot about creatine and how wonderful it is. My question is, is it really that necessary or key to building strength? I know it pulls water int Read More

Brad
11/18/2014  Josh Bryant

Hi josh I am wondering when the best time to take creatie monohydrate is and also how many grams. Someone recommended I do it pre workout and post workout a total of 10 g a day. I am 190lbs Thanks Read More

tom

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