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Oct 13, 2021

In this Episode of Barbell Shrugged:
  1. What is the perfect body type for lifting weights
  2. What can you do with long legs to have better lifting technique
  3. Why short arms and legs help olympic lifts
  4. What lifts are benefited by long levers
  5. Best body type for building muscle
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Oct 6, 2021

Over 40 years ago, back in 1980, a school teacher named Richard Sorin was sweating over a hot piece of hand-cut welded steel in a small 2 car garage. He had already taught the scholastic weightlifting club that morning, followed by AM bus duty, 8 hours of gym class, PM bus duty (for extra money that was used to...

Sep 29, 2021

In this Episode of Barbell Shrugged:


  1. What defines old school strength training.
  2. What is the difference between old school and new school training.
  3. Why the information era killed old school strength
  4. What are essentials for building old school strength
  5. How to maintain strength and athleticism for a lifetime



Sep 22, 2021

Cody is a former college baseball player turned strength coach, with experience at the Division 1 and Division 2 collegiate level as well as in the private sector. Cody is certified by the NSCA as a CSCS and the CSCCA as a SCCC certified coach.


In this Episode of Barbell Shrugged:


  1. How to progress athletes in the...

Sep 15, 2021

In this Episode of Barbell Shrugged:


  1. What are the priorities for early teenage lifters.
  2. Coaching kids through puberty and large growth phases
  3. How to coach large groups and get great results
  4. Why movement quality is the priority in youth lifters
  5. How often should you test youth athletes


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