Methods Are Many, Principles Are Few-Use the Right Tools for the Right Job to Reach Your Goals

I got the following Facebook message a while back, and I thought it would make for a great blog post as it's a situation that people often ask me about. Let's start with this: training is training is training, regardless of the big goal. Lifting weights is for building strength and muscle (or at least …

George Hackenschmidt: Old School Strongman Wisdom That’s Still Relevant Today

George Hackenschmidt was an old school strongman, weightlifter, world champion wrestler, philosopher and author. He was friends with Harry Houdini, broke the world record with a one arm press of 269 pounds, spoke 7 languages, essentially invented the bench press, and President Teddy Roosevelt once was quoted as saying, "If I wasn't President of the …