Manipulating lifting tempo to your advantage

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An often neglected variable in strength training, the speed or tempo, at which the lift is performed through the different phases of movement, can have a profound impact on how effective the particular exercise is at getting you toward your goal. Whether you are training for relative strength, functional hypertrophy, rate of force development, power or speed – I encourage …

The Chin up & Pull Up

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The Chin up & Pull up are arguably among the best ‘bang for buck’ exercises for athletic development and body composition improvement. To be clear on definitions here, I am referring to the variation with your knuckles facing you (pronated grip) as the “Pull up”, and variations with your palms facing each other (neutral grip) and your palms facing you …