The 6 Laws of Lifting
Follow the Laws and Keep the Gains Coming
Your progress in the gym has crapped out. You’re working hard but not getting closer to your goals. What do you do? Instead of looking for the latest trendy or complex workout plan, do the opposite. Simplify. Here are the six laws you need to follow to get back on track.
Law #1 – Train Movements First, Muscles Second
Unless you’ve already built up serious levels of strength or have physique specific training goals, doing tons of isolation work is a poor use of training time. Isolation work is important for muscle growth, but first make sure you can squat more than 225 before you do leg extensions to “hammer the VMO, bro!” Picking the right exercises is key to getting results. Biceps curls and hamstring curls aren’t bad, but they shouldn’t make up the majority of your program. Continue reading here.
1 Power Snatch + 1 Squat Snatch + 1 OH Squat
(work up to a med / heavy weight in 10 min)
42-30-18 reps for time of:
KB Sit-Ups (35/26)
Hand Release Push-Ups