Random Thoughts Strength training

A week without training is like…

The last thing I had in my mind before I set out to follow my 3-week itinerary. Of course, I knew I wouldn’t have access to the gyms as they would be far and wide from where I would be staying. And because I wasn’t just at one place, walking into a new gym every […]

Coaching Strength training

Protect your shoulders while training your chest

In my experience, almost all chest training will involve a significant amount of shoulder/rotator cuffs/delts. It’s almost unavoidable to not engage those muscles, despite your best efforts to isolate your pecs. Think of your favorite upper-body exercises — bench press, incline press, overhead press, cable crossovers or the dumbbell variants. They all engage your shoulders […]