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Carb Loading: The Most Powerful Anabolic Strategy

By Coach Rob Regish / December 28, 2022 /
A table full of carbs like pasta and bread

Question Where do you stand on things like carb loading? It seems to be a popular strategy, but I’d like more information before starting. Answer Of all the “anabolic” strategies available to the drug free lifter, harnessing the power of insulin (via carb intake AND restriction) is the most powerful, in my opinion. Having said…

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Power Cleans: Pros and Cons

By Coach Rob Regish / December 21, 2022 /
Lifter doing power cleans in a gym

Question I don’t remember you ever mentioning power cleans. I’d like to do them to add another explosive move in addition to sprints, but I find it hard to have the capacity for them given all the other leg/back work that I do. What’s your take on them and where are they in your priority…

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Rob’s Favorite Training System

By Coach Rob Regish / December 14, 2022 /

Question You’ve spoken about a variety of effective training systems over the years. If you were to pick one though, what would it be? Answer Someone once asked Dan Duchaine this question, to which he gave a zen like answer: The best training system for you – is the one you’re not currently using. In…

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