Strength & Powerlifting


Training Log: Dan Petkovsek

This is the second post in my training cycle for USPA Nationals on July 8th.

First off – I know I said I would post each week, but to be honest – the past few weeks have been very busy, and unfortunately, this fell by the wayside – so I apologize.

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I’ve had some questions about percentages and other things on this program for people who are running it on their own. Read More

Training Log: USPA Nationals July 8th

This post is the first of a few over the next 9 weeks, and may be a bit long – so thank you in advance if you read the whole thing.

Continuing the theme of giving back which we mentioned was our focus this year – I’ll be breaking down my training in as much detail as possible, so if you’re looking for a new program, or just interested in learning more about powerlifting and strength – read on.

I also have 4 other of our team lifters running this program along side with me. If you want in – email me.

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Yesterday (monday) I started my training program for USPA Powerlifting Nationals on July 8th, in Las Vegas, Nevada. I’ll be competing as a 198, classic raw (knee wraps), in the Open age category. Read More

TORQUE 3 Day Workout Program

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Ready to get back into your fitness routine? Need a change from your old program? Give our 3 day Full Body program a try. With a mix of strength, cardio, hypertrophy (muscle building), and intervals – You’ll be sure to see some awesome results.

This is an intermediate training program – meaning if you’re a beginner, work your way up to this workout. These are big workouts – so to save time, we encourage super sets. Example: 1st exercise on back (Seated Cable Row) + 1st exercise shoulders (DB Shoulder Press). Read More

Want A Big Deadlift? Glute Ham Raise


The Glute Ham Raise (GHR) has long been regarded as one of the most effective movements for building the posterior chain, and particularly – the hamstrings and glutes.

The GHR is one of the few exercises that trains the hamstrings at both joint angles (hip and knee). This is important to note – as almost every athletic movement (squat, deadlift, jump, lunge, running..etc) involves movement at both joints.

To perform the exercise properly – the starting position (image 1) is with your your quads jammed into the Read More

You’re Too Technical – And It’s Making You WEAKER

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The only exception to this article is if you’re peaking for a competition.

When you’re training daily in the gym, there’s no doubt that some days will be better than others both physically and mentally. It’s important to have a plan going into each workout – but some days you need to say “F*CK THE PLAN”, and throw some weight on the bar.

I see it far too often. People come into the gym, they slept great, ate well, feel good, and the bar is moving fast – yet they decide to “stick to the plan” and leave either pounds, or reps, or BOTH in the gym.

Don’t get me wrong, I value a good training program, and don’t Read More