Category Archives: Lifting and Sports

Power Training Increases Force of Contraction WITHOUT eliciting Structural Changes in the Muscle

This should not come off as a news flash for you guys but today we are going to share a study I recently browsed upon which proved how power training…

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Muscle Growth Requires Pain and Suffering – No Pain-Relievers or Cold Showers Allowed

  Are you up for it? Weight lifting and resistance training involves PAIN and SUFFERING (with capital letters) and the bad news is there is no other way around it…

Doing the HOLY MOTHER of WORKOUTS After an Hour of Basketball

Can I get ripped by only doing bench press, deadlifts and squats after an hour of basketball? (a question that someone asked me) My diet is pretty clean. I am…

Lifting to “Failure” Is Not a Good Idea for Athletes and Power Lifters – Especially Shot-put Throwers

“Failure” is a very effective tool for anyone who wishes to achieve results in lifting. Failure is defined as continuing reps until you can no longer get your muscle to…

Does Weight Training Slow Down or Help a Football Player – Lifting Weights for Football

This post is an exchange of comments between me and a reader Mr. Toledo. I figured that it will be of some use to majority of readers as an article….

Runners Also Need to LIFT WEIGHTS – Plus a Free Lifting Regimen for Runners

Before I played shot-put back in college, in my first 4 semesters I actually played all the “track” events. At first I thought I was gonna dominate the game. After…

A Study on Shoulder Injury Prevention You CANNOT MISS – Isokinetic Training and Other Stuff

I recently got an email from one of you About Lifting readers who we can call “Brian”: Hi there, I’m not having trouble with training. My diets dialed in. I’m…

Quick Fix for Popping and Painful Shoulders – The Correct Arm Angle when Doing Overhead Shoulder Presses

The angle that you set to flare your arms during a bout of overhead shoulder presses is very important. The significance of which holds the difference between injury and longevity….

Will Lifting Weights Negatively Affect My Jump Shot Skills in Basketball

I have received a question from a long-time friend named “Jigzon”. This is in relation to the the tendency of lifting weights to affect his basketball skills – especially his…

Squats, Deadlifts and Bench Presses ERGO Lifting Weights Strengthen the Bones – IN 24 WEEKS TIME

Lifting weights have been proven by science to be good for your bones. In a research done in 2011 they found that 24 weeks of lifting weights has significantly increased…

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