Tag: Weight Training

Weight Training Transformed This Kid

September 22, 2022 | John Paul Catanzaro

Joseph had tried various sports and activities when he was in grade school. Nothing clicked. He was a below-average student, often getting in trouble...

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Old Footage of Women Weight Training

December 19, 2020 | John Paul Catanzaro

Women have only recently started to weight train, right? WRONG!!! https://youtu.be/39vuIP87SSk https://youtu.be/V72q3SJW_bI Women hav...

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Eat Breakfast Before Weight Training

September 14, 2019 | John Paul Catanzaro

This morning was the last med ball session of the year. Next week, I’ll transition to a strength and hypertrophy phase (i.e., the first phase of Ma...

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A 15-Year-Old Making Progress in the Gym

July 15, 2019 | John Paul Catanzaro

For several weeks now, 15-year-old Joseph has been working hard on hanging-band squats and assisted chin-ups. Friday night he was able to see what...

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Insane Health & Fitness Traditions

June 26, 2017 | John Paul Catanzaro

Albert Einstein once defined insanity as doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting different results. There are many examples of insane...

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Relax Your Face When You Lift Weights

February 22, 2017 | John Paul Catanzaro

https://youtu.be/-gFXa4AcD5w Take a look at Ben Johnson's world record 100-meter sprint. Although temporary in the record books, his performanc...

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Get More From Weights Than Aerobics

October 22, 2016 | John Paul Catanzaro

The number one reason that people exercise is to lose weight, and aerobic activity is crucial for that… Right? Sure, you’ll lose weight, but a...

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5 Exercise Problems and Solutions

September 15, 2016 | John Paul Catanzaro

There are certain exercises that are simply too uncomfortable or seem to fatigue everything but the target muscle. Usually, you just stay away from t...

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For Women That Fear Weight Training Will Make Them Inflexible

May 14, 2015 | John Paul Catanzaro

Weight training kills many birds with one stone. It improves strength, power, endurance, cardiovascular health, body composition, balance, and flexib...

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How to Use Weight Training as a Tool to Stop Wasting Valuable Time in the Gym

April 20, 2014 | John Paul Catanzaro

Many myths exist regarding weight training. For instance: • Weight training will make you muscle-bound and inflexible. • If you train with ...

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Muscle Devices and Weight Room Alternatives

April 20, 2014 | John Paul Catanzaro

https://youtu.be/cCiAFfzfYmw In the iron world, we've seen muscle devices come and go over the years - sometimes for the good and sometimes for ...

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The Elite Trainer Book Review

July 14, 2012 | John Paul Catanzaro

The Elite Trainer by John Paul Catanzaro is a synthesis of the very latest thinking in strength training and an indispensable guide to developing ind...

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Foreword To My New Book

June 14, 2012 | John Paul Catanzaro

https://youtu.be/ySPoNld0clE The state of strength training in North America is outdated. We seem to be many years behind the Europeans in this ...

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