Kevin S. Turner – Turner Strength and Performance Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com Walk into any respectable gym and you will no doubt see a deadlift being performed with massive amounts of weight, that in any other setting, would be moved around with a forklift. At this point, you may wonder to yourself why would … Continue reading Benefits of the Deadlift
Kevin S. Turner- Turner Strength & Performance Its not at all uncommon to walk into your local gym to find experienced lifters bench pressing with the suicide grip and it may lead you to wonder if that grip is right for you. Besides, they are big and strong and where you want to be so … Continue reading Should You use the Suicide Grip in the Bench Press?
Kevin S. Turner-Turner Strength & Performance Bracing, in my opinion, is often one of the most overlooked and misunderstood foundations of the squat. Properly bracing the core will allow you to lift more weight and perform more repetitions while reducing energy leakage and risk of injuries. What is the Core The core is more than … Continue reading How to Brace for the Squat
Kevin Turner-Turner Strength and Performance Milo of Croton was a 6th century wrestler fabled for his amazing athletic abilities and his super human feats of strength. In one of the most famous legends of progressive overload, it was said that Milo started lifting and carrying a new born calf. He repeated this feat daily for … Continue reading Progressive Overload
Kevin Turner – Turner Strength & Performance When many people hear the term strength training, they have images of extremely muscular and very low-fat bodybuilders or big hulking guys with handle bar mustaches lifting massive amounts of weight. While these people are strong, they represent different sports within the spectrum of strength training. I would … Continue reading 8 Reasons to Start Strength Training Today!