February 2019 – Galway Strength and Performance

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How to log press

When training with the log we always prop it up under plates or a tyre so that we can start with out feet underneath it. We recommend a wide stance, the stance you use for pressing it is usually that best, this way you can pick it up, clean it and press it all using…

Deficit Deadlifts

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Galway Strength & Performance (@galwaystrengthandperformance) on Jul 19, 2019 at 12:27pm PDT A deficit deadlift is performed by standing on a mat or plate usually 1 or 2 inches thick when performing the deadlift. It is primarily using for improving speed off the floor because you…

Training Weakpoints: Squat

We use the back squat or a variation (front squat, safety squat bar squat) as the main exercise on our squat days. They are followed by an assistance exercise to target a specific weak point that a lifter has. The remaining exercises are accessory exercises, used to build muscle in the legs and develop single…