Bryan Dermody
Powerlifter/Strength Athlete
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Jared Enderton
NPGL Athlete/Olympic Weightlifter
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Tate Fisher
CrossFit Coach/Athlete
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Carissa Johnson
WBFF Pro/Fitness Model
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Danyelle Mastarone
NPC Figure Competitor
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Tim Nassen
Master's Bodybuilder
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Erin Stern
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Eric Todd
Strongman/Strength Athlete
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Nick Weite
Powerlifter/Strength Athlete
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April 11, 2017

The annual Arnold Sports Festival is one of my favorite events to attend. For the last seven years I’ve looked forward to this event with great anticipation, and this year was no different. One of the many reasons I look forward to the Arnold is the IPF Pro Deadlift competition.... Read More

March 31, 2017

Since 2008, my first meet of the year has always been at the Arnold Classic.  This year was my seventh time competing, yet it was a bit different as I decided to compete in two separate events, the Slingshot Pro Deadlift and the Rogue Grand Prix, both put on by... Read More

March 29, 2017

If you’re trying to build shoulders, consider incorporating one low-rep heavy weight shoulder day, and one high-rep light day. Shoulders are a combination of fast twitch and slow twitch muscle fibers, which require a variety of movements to stimulate growth. I hit a plateau in training, and only broke through... Read More

March 7, 2017

Q: First off, congratulations on your new position as Strength & Conditioning Coach for the USA Spring Cycling Team!  Let’s hear a little more about the opportunity and what you’ll be doing? Jared: It’s a very humbling opportunity for me. It’s been going really well & the athletes are making... Read More

February 25, 2017

In the gym, cables are a great option for helping to build muscle, as they can provide constant tension on the muscle through a full range of motion. When building specific muscle areas, it also helps to be able to limit the use of stabilizer muscles and momentum. This month,... Read More

February 22, 2017

Q: First off, congratulations on being invited to compete at the 2017 Arnold International Pro Deadlift event!  This will be your 8th year competing at this event, how does it feel? BD: Thank you! It feels absolutely amazing! Competing at the Arnold Sports Festival is a special experience. It is fun... Read More

January 28, 2017

As some of you may know, upright rows have gotten a bad rap. Some trainers say that the exercise can cause impingements in the shoulders and can be harmful for overall shoulder health. I think that no exercise should be labeled as “off-limits”. That being said, tweaking the traditional upright... Read More

January 24, 2017

The next time you are taking a bathroom selfie, check your resolve in the mirror as well! We are about halfway through January, so now is the perfect time to check in on our New Year’s Resolutions. January always brings about big dreams and major plans, myself included. Research reveals... Read More

January 23, 2017

This past October, I competed in the IAWA Gold Cup meet.  It is like the World Championships of record breaker days.  You choose one lift and your opener must be a World Record.  There were lifters from the US, Britain, Scotland, Finland and Australia.  I chose a lift called Lateral... Read More

January 19, 2017

Your last contest for the year is over.  It is now time to eat, grow and reflect.  This is also the time and place to lay the groundwork for the upcoming season.  Use this time to evaluate all of it; the good, the bad and the ugly!  It is a... Read More

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