• Pull-Up Tips & Technique: Part 2

    Pull-up tips around the Interwebz run the gamut from totally asinine to absolutely legit. And here in Part 2 of my pull-up series, I’m detailing the technique and finer points of getting your chin over the bar for the first time. If you haven’t already, go back and read this first…How to Do a read more…

    3 Accessory Lifts for a Stupidly Big Squat

    Steph’s note: Today’s post comes from JVB, strength coach at The Movement Minneapolis and all-around badass when it comes to helping people get strong. You know I love my strength training—that’s me in the photo above hitting a PR back squat of 291 pounds—so when JVB offered to share these excellent assists with read more…

    Are You Making These Top 3 Strength Training Mistakes?

    Are you making these top 3 strength training mistakes? I asked three of my strong lady friends—Jen Sinkler, Diane Fu and Melissa Hartwig—to chime in with the three errors they see people (specifically women) make when they set out to move some weights in the gym. Last week I posted read more…

    4 Things You Need To Know Before You Start Strength Training

    Before you start strength training, there are four things you definitely need to consider. Lifting heavy things and building muscle mass are incredibly important, especially as we pass into mid-adulthood and beyond. If you’ve been considering starting a strength program, check out my list of four things to look out read more…

    Muscle Mavens: AHS 2014 Wrap-Up

      If the theme at PaleoFX earlier this year was “stress,” it’s safe to say that “muscle” was a popular word at the Ancestral Health Symposium (AHS), held just a couple weeks ago. This year’s conference was held at UC Berkeley, and was attended by scientists and researchers, medical practitioners, bloggers and read more…