Sitting in the judges chair at a powerlifting meet or in reality being a referee/official during any sporting event is a pretty rough job. I want to give you five of many, many things you learn when you are a judge at a powerlifting meet.
One of the biggest aspects of a powerlifting meet that gets overlooked especially by beginners is how to manage your day at the meet. Here are some basic things that should help you avoid some of the most common mistakes!
The final week(s) of a training cycle can make or break strength performance. Here are some practical guidelines you can apply to tapering for maximal strength.
90-95%* of dieters regain the weight they lost on their diets. Here's an introduction on how to ensure that you’re in the 5-10% of those who actually keep it off.
Here are some helpful tips for your glute training, derived from extensive personal and coaching experience of the authors.
A common question asked is “is it okay to eat some of my intra-workout carbs?” Yes, absolutely. Read on for specifics that apply to you!
We've collected and analyzed data from over 10,000 diets completed via the RP Diet App to share the trends that spell success
Our defense of using weekly (within-mesocycle) set additions during muscle growth training mesocycles (vs adding only load and reps within a mesocycle, and only adding sets between mesocycles)
The second in this series of Bridging The Gap articles by Dr. Gabrielle Fundaro in collaboration with Shannon Beer, highlighting the risks of dietary restraint.
You’re itching to train in the gym again after months of being out, but, first, check out our guide on to ramp up for max gains and reduce injury risk!
We are committed to serving as diverse a population as we can. To help make sure this is a reality, RP is committed to promoting diversity within the fitness community.
Some quarantine-friendly, money-saving tips for endurance athletes by replacing Gatorade and fancy gels with home-made ingredients! Conservative annual savings for a person training 8 hrs per week can reach up to $530!
As we started to implement this program ourselves, we realized that what we had built could benefit other advanced lifters for whom six weekly sessions might not suffice.
Should you count calories? Macros? Lose the carbs, fast, or try the RP Diet? Let's evaluate each for their weight loss merit.
Here are some helpful tips for your front delt training. Please note that these are averages based on my experience working with lots of clients and my own training. The recommendations here should be food for thought or places to start, not dogmatic scriptures to follow...
Some tips for staying healthy and fit in quarantine (while on a budget... and only able to work out with household objects!)
Dieting is hard enough. Here are some diet tips to help keep you healthy and closer to your fitness goals during these trying times.
If you've worked too hard for too long to lose weeks (or months!) to closed gyms and other lockdown limitations, read this!
Here are some helpful tips for your calf training, derived from extensive personal and coaching experience of the authors.
For a deeper understanding of weight-neutral approaches to health, check out this series of Bridging The Gap articles by Dr. Gabrielle Fundaro in collaboration with Shannon Beer.
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