Posts Tagged ‘nick johnson’

Building Pure Strength? A Review Of Wendler's 5/3/1

Here’s another great guest post from Halevy Life’s Director of Programming & Education Nick Johnson:   Does Wendler’s 5/3/1 Work? I recently completed an 8-week training cycle using Jim Wendler’s 5/3/1 program (check it out here). Here is a quick review & my take-away. Philosophy behind 5/3/1 1. 5/3/1 revolves around 4 basic multi-joint lifts…

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Baby Got Back, Man Got Front: Squat Like A Beast..Without Pain

Here’s another phenomenal guest post by Halevy Life Director of Programming and Education, Nick Johnson: Why would/should anyone ever front squat? It’s so much harder, you definitely don’t look as tough because you can’t load the bar up and muscle through it, and it isn’t super comfortable at the bottom of the lift. So why…

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Why Your Exercise Routine Will Hurt You If It's An Exercise Routine

Here’s another great guest post by Halevy Life’s Director of Programming and Education, Nick Johnson: I recently had something very foreign happen to me; my mother told me I was right. She sent this via text message from an examination room at a hospital, immediately after receiving an MRI for her knee that had been…

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Should you lift weights to be a better marathon runner?

With the ING New York City Marathon just weeks away (…after some of us fought hard for last year’s marathon cancellation due to Hurricane Sandy), I figured now is as good a time as any to revisit a misunderstood and often controversial topic about marathons: lifting weights as part of your training. I figured there’s…

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