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Why Strength Matters!

Why Strength Matters! There's a big push for "functional training" these days, which is all well and fine, but absolute strength matters also. Strength is essential for power, learn the essential points in this vid and how to make it work for you.Hey folks! Will Brink here, . Today we are going to talk some training. I think one of the major mistakes I see in training programs these days, regardless of the athlete to be honest with you, is a lack of focus on absolute strength, and this has taken place over the last few years I think. Some years ago, you know, people were very focused on just being strong, and minus, you know, conditioning, minus being, say functional outside of that specific strength, and what happened over time was the pendulum really swung in the opposite direction the last few years to people basically saying, you know, “I don’t care about being strong. I just want to be functional. I want to be well-conditioned,” and so on and so on, and that’s fine, there’s nothing wrong with that, but what has happened is you have a large number of people that are now ignoring absolute strength, and you have to understand that absolute strength is a function of power. It is very much associated with your power, and you can’t do it any other way. You can be conditioned by many routes. You can have energy work by many routes, but as far as absolute strength, that has to be done in the weight room under heavy ass weights, and you know, this is the part where most people might go into, into what obscure talk, or at least obscure for a lot of people talking about fiber types and all that, you know, and I am... Read More...
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Front Squat with Will Brink Bodybuilding Revealed

Learn the perfect form for the front squat. Read More...
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Front Squat day

With my good luck No Bull shirt on, I tried out a 10 X 3 front squat day. Having not done this rep scheme before (popular with coaches such as Chad Waterbury and others) on this particular exercise, I didnt use the recommended 80-85% 1RM, but probably more like 70% -75%. I have to admit, rest periods after about set 6 -7 started to get longer and form started to suffer on later sets, so finding the right weight is essential for such a rep scheme. Im getting old10 x3 rep schemes are clearly not for beginners. Read More...
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Stiff Leg deads with Will Brink

Perfecting your form for the stiff leg dead lift with Will Brink and the BrinkZone! Read More...
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Why Your Workouts Suck!

Why Your Workouts Suck! Correct Program Design is essential to making ongoing progress, yet most people fail to follow proper program design to match their goals! Learn the essential facts in this vid. Read More...