Power Hour – Mike’s Top 4 Strength Tips

Power Hour – Mike’s Top 4 Strength Tips

 

  1. Live Strong. Create a lifestyle around strength. Sleep at least seven hours, avoid alcohol, and get your diet in order.
  2. Have A Plan. Have a set routine so you are not wandering the gym. A bad plan can be better than no plan.
  3. Train Your Brain. Visualize yourself succeeding. Lie down, relax, and play a movie in your head in which you accomplish your gym goals.
  4. Produce Power. Every time you do heavy core lifts, go as explosively as possible for the entire range of motion.

 

 

  • Deadlift* – 1 set of 2 reps
  • Speed Deadlift** – 3 sets of 3 reps
  • Dumbbell Shrug – 3 sets of 10 to 12 reps
  • Chin Up*** – 50 total reps
  • Dumbbell Row – 3 sets of 10 to 15 reps

 

*90 percent of 1 rep max.

**80 percent of 1 rep max.

***When you can do 50 reps in nine sets or fewer, add 10 pounds.5

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