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9/1/2014  Brandon Smitley

i noticed that you helped someone with the dynamic effort or speed bench and everything but my question is since you follow a similar conjugate programming how do you go about/ your own programming th Read More

9/1/2014  Mark Dugdale

Hello. I'm trying to incorporate a day or two of light weight/ high rep/ high intensity circuit training into my weakly routine. The purpose is to cut some fat and increase metabolic conditioning. M Read More

Matt K
9/1/2014  Harry Selkow

Hey Coach, So the final count was 20 with about a dozen partials. I'm a little disappointed that I was unable to get any more, but very happy with the results. I can't thank you enough. After my next Read More

Steve M
9/1/2014  Harry Selkow

Harry about this time last year you offered me pullup advice for an old out of shape fat man on the mend. Well life happened and I wasn't able to apply that advice at the time. But out of respect for  Read More

Chuck H.
8/31/2014  Ted Toalston

Hey, Would love to get started on the strength building. Advice please. Read More

8/31/2014  Chase Karnes

Hi Chase, If someone had been training a while, but has been mislead by a lot of internet crap, and partly because of program hopping. what is a program you would suggest they use to get stronger and  Read More


Products and Reviews

9/1/2014  Brandon Smitley

Hi team EFS, I'm going to be going on vacation where gym access is going to be limited so I want to buy one of the pro bands to use for things like pull-aparts, pushdowns, push ups, rows, and curls Read More



9/1/2014  JL Holdsworth

I've been working at a desk job for almost 10 years now and I have horrendous posture. I sit with my left elbow on the desk so over the years my shoulder has started to round forward and up and my sca Read More

9/1/2014  Thomas Deebel D.C.

On Saturday August 30th I ruptured the left quadriceps tendon. I was doing front squat supports with the SSB and forgot to lock the monolift so when I went to set the weight down, it came down hard, Read More

Thomas Deebel DC
9/1/2014  Harry Selkow

Hello, I suffered a grade 2 groin tear 6 months ago and have been seeing a physiotherapist. We have come to a point where I only get a minor “tendonitis like pain” in rare occasion (running for the Read More

8/31/2014  Dave Kirschen

I'm having alot of problems locking out my bench. I get alot of pain in my shoulder when I lock out. As a result my bench has really dropped. I took a month off thinking this would help but it hasn Read More

8/28/2014  Matt Rhodes

It actually causes tightness and discomfort in the outer and top side of my forearm. Could this be something else? I realize this and have backed off but inactivity seems to make it worse. Just heavy  Read More



9/1/2014  Brandon Smitley

Hey Brandon, youtube follower here :) I hope I don't abuse your kindness with these two questions, both regarding the conjugate system: 1) I've been cycling bands for my dynamic days on and off fo Read More

Iru Doramas
9/1/2014  Harry Selkow

ok thank you and i'm having them do reverse crunches because they are a fairly simple exercise my older clients can perform. Should I not be having them do sit ups? I work at a commercial gym in a sma Read More

8/31/2014  Scott Yard

Gentlemen, good day. Due to the several different approaches one finds on the net, i've decided to use myself as my own lab in regards to weight gain. For sthg around 04-05 months, I trained more b Read More

Caio Caridade
8/30/2014  Harry Selkow

Hi! I'm a bit confused right now when it comes to programming for novices, intermidiates and advanced lifters. On the one hand, the better you get and the more advanced you become, the more you  Read More

8/30/2014  Brandon Smitley

Hey brandon, quick question in regard to those speed sets you showed me. for the speed bench, you said to double up on the minis, how do you set them up for yourself/how would i if i didn't have a pow Read More

Ian S.
8/30/2014  Jim Wendler

Hey Jim, First off, I would just like to say you are the Man! I've been doing 5/3/1 for a little over a year and a half now and I am stronger then I ever have been. I first started with the BBB progr Read More



9/1/2014  Matt Rhodes

What is your opinion on incorporating or excluding the catch phase in olympic lifts for college football players? Research shows that RFD and PPO are just as high in a MT high pull versus a MT hang c Read More

Matt Montroy

Iron Brothers

9/1/2014  Scott Yard

Hi Scott, thanks a lot for your answer! You guys keep up the good work! Read More

Caio Caridade
8/31/2014  Chase Karnes

Need help with online coaching hope 1 of you guys can help me. Thanks! Read More

Ezekiel amaya

Fat Loss

9/1/2014  Vincent Dizenzo

G'day Vincent, I've been following your Operation Less Fat and decided to do my own (I'm an older novice powerlifter) to move from the 120+kg down to about 105kg weight) after reading your posts.  Read More

9/1/2014  Vincent Dizenzo

Always been an avid reader of your log, rather training raw or equipped. What you do blows my mind as a lifter and it definitely takes years and years of hard work and dedication. That's my kiss ass Read More

Chad Cooksey


8/31/2014  Shelby Starnes

Shelby, I've noticed that over the years as you've gotten bigger, you've also gotten stronger. When you're doing a Mountain Dog session let's say that requires 'Work up doing sets of 8 until yo Read More

8/29/2014  Mark Dugdale

Mark, I am going to follow the mountaindog program that came with the MAW book elite offered awhile back. I lift in a pretty well equipped gym but the one thing we do not have is a leg press. Ive no Read More

Jake E.
8/28/2014  Josh Bryant

Josh My goal is to build muscle and look in good shape I use all rep ranges and train heavy and light depending on what week it is I have carton egg whites which are safe to drink raw, was wonde Read More

Tomas linkersheer

Weight Gain

8/31/2014  Chase Karnes

Hi Chase, What are your thoughts on the Warrior Diet for a lifter looking to gain size and strength? I am 26, busy with kids, new home and new job as a teacher. I think the warrior diet fits in  Read More


Sports Training

8/30/2014  Chase Karnes

Team Elitefts, I am looking to read and research books/articles for strength and conditioning for MMA. (I've read all the articles under the search "mma" on your site). I know of specific weaknesse Read More

Josh Hiller
8/29/2014  Harry Selkow

Hello Harry! It's Jeff, the sore elbow, 5 kid guy! Elbows are doing great! Took your advice and things are looking up! This time I have a REAL question for you. One of my sons is a high school wrestle Read More

8/29/2014  Mark Watts

NSCA's Great Lakes Regional Conference Read More

Mark Watts

Powerlifting Gear

8/30/2014  Jo Jordan

I spoke to you on the phone today (august 29) about the IPF King Squatter for narrow or closed stance, and the sizing of the it. I meausered the Pelvic Area to be 46, and thigh to be 27. So I needed h Read More

James Nelson
8/28/2014  Jo Jordan

I had a question about sizing for the metal jack briefs. I wanted to grab a pair for overload training. I lift raw, medium to wide stance. Measurements are 25.5 inches on thighs, 46 on pelvis, and 40. Read More



8/29/2014  Mark Dugdale

Hi Mark, I have been having some trouble for a while now training my biceps. I can hardly feel the contraction and they hardly get any blood in them. I used to bee able to really squeeze them and they Read More

8/29/2014  Scott Yard

Hi guys I have a question about creatine. I've never taken any, but I've heard creatine can cause complications with asthma, for people born with asthma. I have asthma my self, so could taking creatin Read More

Michael Kirk
8/29/2014  Marc Bartley

This is for anyone in regards to supplements. Just a quick question, if i have an amino acid supplement such as Atomic 7 from Universal or SciVations Xtend, would it be good to get some glutamine powd Read More

Ian S.

Squat - Deadlift

8/29/2014  Harry Selkow

Harry, I have a question about the dynamic squat day. As a raw lifter is is a requirement to use a box for this? Could you do them without the box occasionally, or all the time? Thanks in advance! Read More

8/29/2014  Brandon Smitley

Hi Brandon, recently my knees have started collapsing inwards during heavy squats, something that has never been a problem before. Besides cueing myself 'knees out', is there any tips you can give me Read More

8/28/2014  Matt Rhodes

Hey folks! Can anyone explain to me (in a more scientifical manner), WHY partial/half Squats are harder on the Knees than full Squats? From what i've read so far (and it is hard to find articles Read More



8/28/2014  Josh Bryant

Josh, I apologize for being too general in my previous question. Here is some background info. I'm 23 and am 6'1 205lbs. I have been training for several years now but this past year has been my mo Read More



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