Tag Archives: deadlift

Ed Coan Making It LOOK Easy

Wow.  I could watch old tapes of Ed Coan lifting for hours…. I trust you had a great Christmas and this severs to show you what is possible. Time to get to the gym and just get a bit better … Continue reading

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Deadlifting and True Heart

A MUST SEE video! Allison McWeeny – 171 lb Deadlift @ 125 lbs You don’t need two legs to deadlift! Time to get to work! Rock on Mike T Nelson PS–Hat tip to Jason Ferruggia or finding the video.

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Exercise Program Design by Biofeedback Parts 1-7

Exercise Program Design by Biofeedback Parts 1-7 Give Traditional Program Design the Finger and Destroy Your Old PRs! So I was probably not supposed to deadlift tonight, but I like deadlifts and I wanted to try some B-Stance Deadlifts and … Continue reading

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Motivational Monday: “Easy” Lifting By Konstantin!

Make the insane LOOK easy. WOW. Your goal is to only be better. More weight on the bar. More reps Done in less time. Get to it! Rock on Mike N PS–If you want more exclusive tips from me on … Continue reading

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Personal Updates on Lifting and Life

I’ve had several questions about what I am doing in my own training, so I thought I would drop a short update here. Keep in mind, this is geared toward MY goals, and your training will probably look different since … Continue reading

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Motivation Monday: Strongman Dave Ostlund

Minnesota strongman Dave Ostlund doing some crazy stuff! Dave recently competed at the 10th Annual Dubreuilville Strongman Challenge in Canada. Wow, that is one heavy sandbag! Make my 80 lb one appear tiny! Dave pulling 800 for a double on … Continue reading

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6 Random Things: Mike T Nelson on Iron Radio, Grip Training, Deadlifts, Kiteboarding and More!

I haven’t done a random post for awhile, so here we go! I) Iron Radio: More Muscle, Strength and Less Fat with Research I was on Iron Radio just the other day talking about my experience at the Experimental Biology conference in … Continue reading

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Motivation Monday: World Record Deadlift at 1015 lbs by Benedikt Magnusson

This is such an insane deadlift by Magnusson! Big Tip: Notice that he makes it LOOK easy! This is a new World Record, but it LOOKS easy.   Notice the bar speed! The key is to literally train your brain that … Continue reading

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Motivation Monday: Brad Gillingham Lifts Monster Weights

WOW! Amazing powerlifting performance by Brad! Congrats to Big Brad! In case you don’t know, Brad Gillingham is one of the top, lifetime drug free, lifters in the world. Not to mention an extremely helpful and all around nice guy. … Continue reading

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Is Lumbar Flexion The Devil?

Al Beinert 311 lbs bent press, circa 1953 It seems like the topic of lumbar (low back) movement is a topic that has been debated for years, yet strongmen like Al Beinert above must have not read that research.  Oh … Continue reading

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