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12/22/2014  Harry Selkow

I would like to get my father into training, he helped me move my garage gym a couple months ago and has been saying he wants to start doing something. The only thing is that he really couldnt do anyt Read More

12/20/2014  Murph

Hey Murph, I just purchased the MAW Volume 1 E-Book for 2014, that has your program in there. The program isn't actually in the manual though. Can you guys send it to me? Read More

12/18/2014  Vincent Dizenzo

Vincent, Just wanted to say you've been an inspiration to me in my own training. I've been dealing with a facet joint injury for about 2-Months now, and its been frustrating. Seeing your training  Read More



12/22/2014  Jo Jordan

Hi Jo, I was wondering if would not mind sharing how long your rehab was and your elbow rehab program. My son is a high level high school wrestler and is scheduled to have a torn ulnar collateral l Read More

12/19/2014  Thomas Deebel D.C.

Im not sure who direct this to or if anyone can help me but ive been having pains in my left glute. It started about 2 weeks ago and it felt like it was maybe strained a little and only hurt every onc Read More

12/18/2014  Scott Yard

Wanted to ask if any competitive powerlifters have had LASIK eye correction surgery? Any insight or advice/tips? Were you able to go back to heavy lifting without any issues or risks of damaging the Read More

12/17/2014  Thomas Deebel D.C.

Dr. Deebel, Are you aware of any powelifters, either on this site or otherwise who have had surgery for spinal stenosis and have gone on to compete in the squat and deadlift? I have severe spinal  Read More

Brian Burnbaum

Sports Training

12/22/2014  Mark Watts

Mark could you please send me the slides from the RMU clinic? Read More

12/22/2014  Mark Watts

Mark, I would love the slides for the presentations. Thanks Cody Read More

Cody Semer
12/22/2014  Mark Watts

Mark, Anyone who wants the slides, please contact me on the Q&A. RMU Strength & Speed Seminar Presentations. Thanks a ton for all you do. Brad Read More

12/19/2014  Ted Toalston

Which boxes would you recommend for jumps? Read More

12/18/2014  The Thinker

Hey James I hope all is well. My question involves Special Strength Training for QB's. Can a QB use a small tire as an external load, tied to him with a rope, when performing drop backs and scrambles? Read More



12/22/2014  Justin Harris

If I am forced to train late evening, and go to bed shortly after, are there any tips you can offer regarding nutrition? Im trying to cut fat and I assume since I will be getting most my nutrition dur Read More

12/22/2014  Justin Harris

If I wanted to do additional supplementation with glutamine or leucine, which one is more effective? For strength and density only. Thanks Justin. Read More

12/22/2014  Justin Harris

Hey Justin, I'm referencing someone's previous question with regards to being fat and being prone to being fat. I am in a place where I am transitioning into more powerlifting style training w Read More

12/22/2014  Justin Harris

Sure this has been asked but couldn't find it - I lift in the morning, done by 7:00. Goals are to get stronger, look reasonable naked (not bodybuilding stage) and get back to strongman/powerlifting i Read More

12/22/2014  Justin Harris

Justin, A follow-up to my question about leucine: would you recommend taking leucine or a more complete BCAA supplement? Which brand would you recommend for either of those? Thanks! Read More

12/19/2014  Justin Harris

Justin, why is it that usually, if someone is above 15-16% BF (male), fat accumulation can happen even faster when trying to gain muscle/weight, compared to when you "bulk" when you are fairly lean Read More


Squat - Deadlift

12/21/2014  Julia Ladewski

Hi Julia, My wife has been training in a variety of sports all of her life and has done some powerlifting. She recently had to take an extended break following the birth of our son, but is now get Read More

12/17/2014  Murph

Hi Murph,you seem so well-informed over the months that I'm actually thinking about asking you a dating question. But my training question for today is how best to separate the dead lift and the squat Read More



12/21/2014  Scott Yard

I train in a 531 style( actually 351 for PL ). I have meet in early February. I have beeen training for 4 and 1/2 years after a very lengthy layoff. On my BP sets of 5 I take as much as as possible , Read More

12/19/2014  Harry Selkow

At 63, I'm at a point where I need to change by training, too many injuries and aches and pains. Any suggestions as to rep/set schemes or/and regulating the intensity of my workouts? Read More

12/18/2014  Scott Yard

Scott Do you have a video of the pauloff holds that you do? Thanks Read More

12/18/2014  Brandon Smitley

Hello, watching dave tate's training videos I see he likes doing stuff for time occasionally, eg 2 song leg press, which you could not pay me to do by the way. That being said I like the idea of it a Read More

Skyler Baker
12/18/2014  Harry Selkow

Thanks for the quick reply, Harry. One follow up question- My training is split up into 4 days. Typically my plan is Sun/Tues/Wed/Fri. Do you think changing days around week-to-week (based on m Read More

12/18/2014  Vincent Dizenzo

Vinny, thanks a lot. I will try that strategy on my next Deload!! Best regards, Jason Read More


Iron Brothers

12/20/2014  Matt Rhodes

Hey Mr. Rhodes, Just want to know how your vacation is going? When you're not moving massive piles of iron, what is your primary focus? Hope you are having a hell of a time you big lug! Read More

Rob Rechsteiner
12/19/2014  Scott Yard

Hi Scott, AWESOME JOB MAN! Seen your post the other day but site was slow for me to congratulate you. Site is cooking now. Congratulations on the PR's and American Record. I think you better stay 242 Read More

Eric Ostling
12/19/2014  Harry Selkow

HARRY,, you did answer a very simalar quaestion...sorry about that,,,,last quaestion was about rotating squats and deads,,,this oe i meant to ask rotating max effort one week and speed the next,,,,i g Read More

12/19/2014  Harry Selkow

harry, tues. thur. sat., i will be doing some type of cardio,,shoulder rehab, and mcgill 3... so if its ok, i am just going to post my mon. wed. fri. main workouts the org.....hope the peck gets bet Read More

12/18/2014  Clint Darden

clint, just saw your video for MAW ebook. always love you enthusiasm and delivery. but way more important wondering how you are feeling? last we heard you were gonna start chemo tx for your UC. ho Read More

12/17/2014  Harry Selkow

Become your neighbor? I thought you live in NorCal. Is it actually warm up there? I thought it was more like Seattle type weather, but maybe you don't live that far north. I'd like to move out of the  Read More


Products and Reviews

12/19/2014  Brandon Smitley

Hi Brandon, I saw this log post you wrote about the Bioforce HRV unit. http://asp.elitefts.net/qa/training-logs.asp?qid=200921&tid I also recently bought one and was wondering what your experie Read More

12/19/2014  Brandon Smitley

I have seen many different boxes elite sells on their product page but I am not sure which one is particularly meant for box jumps. Can you tell me what you would recommend for jumps? Thank you Read More


Sick of your Gym!

12/19/2014  Chris Janek

Hey, I've been lifting for 5 years and my best lifts are a 455 squat, 350 bench, and a 500 deadlift all raw. I'm wanting to get into gear. I was wondering if anybody knew of any coaches in my area(sou Read More


Bench Press

12/19/2014  Scott Yard

Would like to get someones thoughts about bar path in the bench. I've been at it for long time, 30 years, and started out pressing back towards my head, in single ply. Now, last five years, I am lif Read More

12/17/2014  Josh Bryant

Josh, Thanks for answering my questions. I was thinking about doing plyo push ups before heavy bench presses. Is this a good idea? Read More

John The Baptist


12/18/2014  Vincent Dizenzo

Hey I'm 13 and was wondering what weight I should be hitting for powerlifting? I just competed in my first meet in the 12-13 year old class and the 123 weight division with just a belt. I hit 115 on b Read More

Harley Entwistle
12/18/2014  Harry Selkow

What are your rates Read More


Fat Loss

12/17/2014  Murph

Murph, Do you have any helpful tips to effectively carb cut? I usually give up when the bad voices start. Read More

Lt Z
12/17/2014  Matt Rhodes

Training & fat loss So, if diet is the primary component of fat loss, and cardio is the primary component of conditioning, what purpose or value is there to intensity workouts? Read More


Olympic Sports

12/17/2014  Murph

Hey Murph, Got any good drills to work on the 2nd pullof the clean? Thanks dude Read More

Kevin cann


12/17/2014  Matt Rhodes

Hey Team EFS, my question pertains to meet cycles and the Conjugate System. I train Conjugate in the off-season and was wondering the basics of writing a meet cycle using this method. In a standard me Read More



12/17/2014  Josh Bryant

hi josh, I am non competitive body builder with plans to compete sometime in the near future. You helped me with my lats and they have grown a lot since last time we talked. The two things I am still  Read More

12/17/2014  Josh Bryant




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