I would Rather Overshoot than Undershoot: Why I am not Concerned with Missed Reps

Written by: Kevin Cann   When I first started getting involved in powerlifting one major piece of information that was drilled into me was that you should not miss reps in training.  This belief is still carried on strong within the powerlifting world and for good reasons.   For one, making reps builds confidence through … Continue reading I would Rather Overshoot than Undershoot: Why I am not Concerned with Missed Reps

Fixing Technique is More Complex Than You Think

Written By: Kevin Cann   I was reading Sheiko’s book this week.  If you have not picked it up, I highly recommend it.  It is a very thorough write up on the technique and programming for the sport of powerlifting.   I was coached by him for 3 years.  However, my knowledge base at the … Continue reading Fixing Technique is More Complex Than You Think

Effort in Training

Written by: Kevin Cann   I had a conversation with my coach, Jeremy Hartman, earlier this week.  It was mostly about how my training is going.  One of the things I told him that I liked about the program was the heavier sets.   He had mentioned his time at Westside and how they lift … Continue reading Effort in Training

Will I Deadlift More by Deadlifting Less?

Written by: Kevin Cann   This question was asked to me by Kerry yesterday, and a few other days since we got back from Nationals. I love the fact that she cares enough to take genuine interest in making sure her program is the best that it can be. The majority of my group is like this. … Continue reading Will I Deadlift More by Deadlifting Less?

Understanding Progress: It Is Not Always Weight on the Bar

Written by: Kevin Cann   Between Nationals and a local competition coming up on November 3rd, I have watched 20 athletes test and prepare for competition.  All of these athletes are at different places within their lifting careers.   Some have been lifting longer than others, some are stronger than others, and so on.  I … Continue reading Understanding Progress: It Is Not Always Weight on the Bar