How Much Should I Be Able To Deadlift?

What Strength Coaches & Researchers Say You Should Be Able to Deadlift: Including Official And Unofficial Deadlift Strength Standards For Weightlifters, Athletes, And Regular People. Plus, Average Test Results, The Latest World Records, And More! (Plus, Some Free Resources to … Continued

Interview with Charles Staley About Strength and Fitness

If you’re not familiar with Charles Staley, let me introduce you to a world-renown strength and conditioning coach, a well-accomplished powerlifter, and a prolific fitness writer. Charles is a tall, somewhat lanky, but quite muscular, competitive powerlifter who can squat … Continued

How Much Should I Be Able To Squat? (Squat Standards)

What Strength Coaches & Researchers Say You Should Be Able to Squat: Including Official And Unofficial Strength Standards For Weightlifters, Athletes, And Ordinary Folks, Average Test Results, The Latest World Records, And More! (Plus Some Free Resources to Help You … Continued

Lifting weights is dangerous. And so is Crossfit.

Lifting weights is dangerous. And so is Crossfit. Crossfit is dangerous. And you know what’s really dangerous? When weak, deconditioned, imbalanced, or otherwise unhealthy people try to lift weights that are too heavy for them with poor technique, poor programming, … Continued