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What We Learned From Louie Simmons

By Coach Rob Regish / June 15, 2022 /
What We Learned From Louis Simmons

By now, most of you have heard about the passing of legendary strength coach Louie Simmons. He was 74 years old, at the time of his passing. To be total honest, I wanted to take to social media right away to say…. Something. Unlike most of the deaths in the strength training community, this one…

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It Really Is About Health

By Coach Rob Regish / June 8, 2022 /
It Really Is About Health

Many of you listening (especially those in their teens and 20’s) probably train to look good. And why not? I always thought one of the coolest things about strength training was that if you didn’t like what you saw in the mirror, you could change it (within reason of course). But the human body is…

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The Power of “Just For Today”

By Coach Rob Regish / June 1, 2022 /
The Power of Just Today

When I got to college, I had my first real taste of free weight training, big eating and big sleeping. As it turned out, our college gym was nothing more than an oversized closet, consisting of little more than 3 benches, 1 power rack, 2 leg press machines and a universal station. There were DB’s…

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Workouts: Intensity vs Volume

By Coach Rob Regish / May 25, 2022 /
Workouts: Intensity vs Volume

Question You’ve talked about Intensity being the most important training fundamental, yet at the same time you’ve said “a certain amount of volume is necessary for growth”. Then last week you mentioned Mike Mentzer said volume is always a negative. Plus you talk quite a bit about frequency. Assuming all of this is correct, how…

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