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Weightlifter Tries Circus Performance

This was an amazing sit down interview AND basic intro to aerial straps performances and exercises with Stuart McKenzie. @stustraps https://www.instagram.com/stustraps/?… Stuart explains what circus performance is all about, how lifters can use it in replace of normal “core training” as a novel experience and......

Lasting Principles | Yasha Kahn | Weeks 16 – December 14th 2018

Bodyweight: 98-100 kilos   Highlights of Training Program: Yasha transitioned the training into peaking and then back to a general block Best training session of the week(s):       View this post on Instagram   I was a beginner lifter then an intermediate lifter,......

How To Track How Hard To Push Olympic Weightlifters With Yasha Kahn

This is the third of the videos overviewing how Yasha Kahn programs for Olympic Weightlifting. In this video Yasha discusses how he manages volume from one training cycle to the next. ——————————————————————————– Follow Yasha: @yashakahn  ...

Guide To Managing Volume In Olympic Weightlifting With Yasha Kahn

This is the second of the videos overviewing how Yasha Kahn programs for Olympic Weightlifting. In this video Yasha discusses how he manages volume for his weightlifters. ——————————————————————————– Follow Yasha: @yashakahn  ...

The Researched Guide To Peaking For Competition

This is the third installment in the series of articles continually released where I’ll share my notes, reflections, thoughts, and additional facts I’ve picked during my focused study of one aspect of strength science over one or several months. I’ve been trying to still take......

Lasting Principles | Yasha Kahn | Weeks 13-15

Weeks 13-15 | Training Week/Cycle – Fall Cycle Covering Week(s) 7 – 9 Bodyweight: Still hovering around that 100 kilo mark   Highlights of Training Program: Yasha has been steadily increasing both volume and intensity from week to week and the waves that are done......