April 18, 2016

Daniel Hayes: Olympic Boxing and Hollywood Dreams

Trinidad and Tobago Olympic hopeful, Daniel Hayes, joins Daniel Ferguson on this episode of the Sheer Strength Labs podcast. Hayes is a lifelong athlete and trains at the famous Wild Card Boxing Club in Los Angeles. Travel Hacks   Hayes maintains a high-detailed work ethic, and pays attention to detail and food and fluid intake. When he is on the road, he is mindful of adaptation and preparation. He tries to have accessibility of supplements […]
November 4, 2015

Training Tips: How to do the Suitcase Deadlift

The Suitcase Deadlift is an excellent deadlift variation that offers the same benefits of the standard Barbell Deadlift, but also allows you to use alternate implements like kettlebells, dumbbells, or hex bars. Unlike the standard deadlift, the Suitcase Deadlift positions the weight parallel to your feet. This allows for a neutral grip position, which is a stronger position for people to lift in most cases. It follows many of the same lifting cues as the […]
October 31, 2015

The Deadlift: A Comprehensive Guide

There is no lift bigger than the mighty deadlift. The ultimate test of whole body strength, and almost certainly the largest weight you lift in the gym, hits more muscle fibers than any other exercise. Put simply, the deadlift HAS to play a large part in your training regime. The only people who get a pass are those with lower back problems, and even then the deadlift should be playing an important part in most […]
October 15, 2015

The Freshman Shape-Up Workout Plan

So you’ve graduated from high school, and now you’ve found yourself plunged into the world of college. Freshman year is an exciting time; you have more freedom, you are becoming the person you are destined to be, you make new friends, and opportunities open up for you. But maybe you spent the summer slobbing around, celebrating your big, new step? Maybe you arrived on campus and found all the other guys vying for places on […]