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Iron Brothers

11/26/2014  Vincent Dizenzo

Thanks for the advice Vincent. Back to work i go.. Read More

11/26/2014  Harry Selkow

monday 11/24/14 1. left arm pt 2.chaos bar benching 1x15xbar and 1 chain 4x15x3chains three diffrent grips 2.ladder pushups pin2 and3 3x20reps 4.rack bent-rows 1x8xbar,1x8x55,1x8x54,2x8x Read More

11/26/2014  Jo Jordan

I have recently changed my weight lifting routine to higher weights, low-mod reps. I am experiencing elbow pain after lifting regardless of the exercise or hand position. What are your thoughts about  Read More

11/24/2014  Clint Darden

Clint, High dose MTX...and it's PO no less. Sorry man, too bad you can't come back to the States for some of the newer biologics. Good luck, I hope it works for you. Thanks for posting! Richard Read More

richard anderson
11/22/2014  Dave Kirschen

Hi Dave, You were so kind when I asked you to critique my dead lift. I had told you that I had a meet coming up and you said to let you know how it went! Well, it was the IPL meet in Las Vegas this Read More

Courtenay Khoury

Bench Press

11/26/2014  Vincent Dizenzo

My arch when bench pressing SUCKS. What can I do to hep improve this? Read More

11/25/2014  Dave Kirschen

I am having issues with the floor press. My ribcage is big enough that when I do floor press, I am essentially going full ROM. Do any of y'all have recommendations as to how to get the benefits of flo Read More

11/22/2014  Dave Kirschen

I seem to be having a problem with my wrists cocking back whenever I bench or do any kind of benching. It even happens with light weight. Its uncomfortable and you feel a lot weaker. Its a little be Read More

clint mixon


11/26/2014  Scott Yard

I have been training for a year and a bit I reached a pb of 140kg on bench press, I woke up 1 morning with back and shoulder pain on my left side, I have lost all my power doing bench and shoulder pre Read More

Mark mc nulty
11/24/2014  JL Holdsworth

I read where u won the deadlift only at the wpc , in ur writing u saidur bench press sucked bbecause of a old bicep tear , im in the same boat i did my first meet Saturday after 10 years and having th Read More

richie meyer


11/26/2014  Brandon Smitley

This is a quick question about top sets. Kinda confused cuz I've seen different things. But say I'm doing 4x4 with 1 top set. Would that be one weight(the top set or so) for all 4 sets of 4 reps or wo Read More

11/26/2014  Harry Selkow

This may be a dumb question, but I read on another site recently about '6 tricks to staying lean this Thanksgiving' or some other generic title. It was the usual list, drink a protein shake before eat Read More

11/26/2014  Mark Dugdale

Hi Mark..Its Mike Pratt from Eastside gym..I have a woman named Kori Dionne that i train kickboxing 4x week but shockingly enough she also wants to squat and hit some glutes 2x week..In your opinion w Read More

mike pratt
11/25/2014  Harry Selkow

Harry, thanks for your quick reply. I must admit though, i did not fully understand your response thought. So what you were saying is, that shoulder involvement is pretty much the same when b Read More

11/25/2014  Harry Selkow

harry, when i get through rehabbing shoulder, how much of my re-hab stuff should i keep in and were should i put it,,i plan on doing some of it for warm-up, but im just wondering if it will be benific Read More

11/25/2014  Harry Selkow

Coach, Ok, so to make sure I'm pickin' up what you're throwin' down... Even if I am following 5/3/1, you are saying stop following my percentages and work up to a heavy single based off feel for Read More



11/26/2014  Mark Watts

Coach, great log post today. I think I heard Buddy Morris once say something along the lines of, at the colloege level if it all came down to the strength coach and his special plan, there would be n Read More

Dan Stevens
11/26/2014  Mark Watts

Will you post this clinic information? University of Wisconsin Badger Football Strength and Conditioning Clinic Feb. 25, 2015 For Detailed Information and Registration Visit the UWBadgers.com Ca Read More

Micah Cloward


11/26/2014  Scott Yard

Hey dude, I've watched your YouTube videos and see you've been hitting 90%+ for awhile now prepping for your upcoming meet. Quick question: Before each training cycle, do you use a training max Read More

11/26/2014  Josh Bryant

Hey dude, Quick question: I just followed your BJ Whitehead program for my first meet (just push/pull) and hit PRs there. Pulled 700 with some left in the tank and hit a 485 bench as well. Missed t Read More

11/25/2014  Josh Bryant

Hello, I have a question on programming. I've recently stalled in 531 in the upper body lifts. I was wondering if using my current maxes or 90% of it and recalculating the program is the best route to Read More

11/25/2014  Josh Bryant

Hi Josh. My question is a bit hypothetical. The thing is that I am partial to deadlifts and prefer them to squats. If I were to do a program with different variations of deadlifts with something l Read More

11/24/2014  Clint Darden

Clint, I saw in your response to someone's question about deadlift that you usually have people work mostly on 80% and up singles when they are training for strength. I use a 4 week cycle based on p Read More

Evan Chandler
11/23/2014  Chase Karnes

Following up on this question: http://asp.elitefts.net/qa/default.asp?qid=214056&tid= What would you suggest for the three day full body approach? Read More

Evan Z


11/26/2014  Josh Bryant

'm 35, 300 pounds, and plan to climb Rainier in 18 months. Obviously, my plan includes losing the weight over the next 12 months (I figure anything under 240 would be a fair goal) while taking up the  Read More

11/25/2014  Josh Bryant

I'm 35, 300 pounds, and plan to climb Rainier in 18 months. Obviously, my plan includes losing the weight over the next 12 months (I figure anything under 240 would be a fair goal) while taking up t Read More

11/23/2014  Harry Selkow

Can you teach XXX XXX not to start every log with "I". Elitefts was about being a team not about how many pros you know. I wish more of the current coaches were like you and the former group. Mo Read More

11/23/2014  Hannah Johnson

Well done on all your achievements Hannah, you are super inspiring and I always read your blog with great eagerness, you are a super star! Read More



11/26/2014  Josh Bryant

Jack links beef jerky, Is it a good snack to eat while losing weight? Read More

11/25/2014  Justin Harris

Justin I have been a fan a while and I have been monitoring your answers on here for the past week and wanted to ask you a question which nobody seems to give me an answer too I take Methylpheni Read More

John Bonjour
11/25/2014  Justin Harris

Justin Thanks for answering my question about weed I appreciate it! The article was interesting, I smoke it much less than three times per week more like once per month and I don't get a great dea Read More

James Corley

Sports Training

11/25/2014  Harry Selkow

Hi, everybody. I don't know who to address this question to, so I'll just put it out there for everyone. For the past year I've been getting back into my sport (fencing) after a long break. I Read More

11/25/2014  Mark Watts

Hi, My question is about strength Training for endurance athletes. Would they benefit from heavy Training or would you keep it specific to their needs, so Training in higher rep ranges, lots of  Read More



11/25/2014  Julia Ladewski

Mrs Ladewski You have competed in bodybuilding a few times now do you intend to compete again next year? Are you currently still adding in bodybuilding type exercises to help you physique?  Read More



11/25/2014  Justin Harris

Mr. Harris, if I'm going to switch to a higher rep programming(10 to 12 reps instead of 3 to 5 reps), would it still make sense to take creatine? Creatine is only useful for short-burst stuff right?  Read More

Tyson Allen

Powerlifting Gear

11/23/2014  Dave Kirschen

I'm looking to branch out and buy some gear to add variety to my training and hopefully compete in my first meet. I have a single ply metal shirt that one of my training partners is letting me borrow. Read More

Cody Armstrong

Squat - Deadlift

11/23/2014  Dave Kirschen

My deadlifts is terrible I need help it never feels right it always feels uncomfortable I practice the hip hinge I stretch I tried different stance different grip just never feels right please help. Read More

11/23/2014  Harry Selkow

Good Morning Coach, I have been following your recommendations for a couple weeks, and have not squatted/DL. I missed a few days of prowler work because of a nasty head cold, but am getting back o Read More


Products and Reviews

11/23/2014  Scott Yard

Hey guys, I have an elitefts product question I was hoping someone could answer. This sled: http://www.flexcart.com/members/elitefts/default.asp?cid=114&m=PD&pid=7024 It says it attaches to you Read More

11/23/2014  Dave Tate

Dave - Will the zip-up hoodie John is wearing in this video be available for sale to the public.... or John's clients? thx! http://www.musculardevelopment.com/team-md-blogs/evan-centopani-blog/137 Read More


Weight Gain

11/22/2014  Dave Kirschen

Hello, I've been following Elitefts for about 2 years now and thanks to you guys and your website i've been able to reach most of my goals in the weight room. However i havent quite been able to figur Read More

Josh Zimmerman

Fat Loss

11/22/2014  Dave Kirschen

how does muscle burn more fat scientifically? Such as what is the process the body under goes that causes the body to burn more fat with more muscle mass. Read More



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