The Importance of Variation and GPP

Written by: Kevin Cann   This is a topic that came up multiple times within the last few days for me.  It is something that I think is very important and something that I think a lot of coaches miss the mark with.   In a conversation with Zac Cooper, he made a great point.  … Continue reading The Importance of Variation and GPP

USAPL Northeast Regionals Recap

Written by: Kevin Cann   This past weekend was the first USAPL Northeast Regionals that we attended as Precision Powerlifting Systems.  Crazy to think that it has only been 7 months since we changed training facilities and have been our own entity.  Feels like it has been much longer than that.   With that said, … Continue reading USAPL Northeast Regionals Recap

How I Use Variations and Their Importance

Written by: Kevin Cann   Variations make up an important part of our programming.  With Sheiko, about 60% of my total volume comes from what he calls “special exercises.”  These special exercises consist of varying our competition movement in some slight way to fix technical issues within the competition lift itself.   For example, we … Continue reading How I Use Variations and Their Importance

The Submaximal Effort Method: My Thoughts from Dietmar Wolf’s Programs

Written by: Kevin Cann   I got my hands on some of Dietmar Wolf’s programs earlier this week, and after looking them over it got me thinking a bit.  These programs share many of the same principles as my coach, Boris Sheiko’s programs.   The volumes and the number of lifts is very similar for … Continue reading The Submaximal Effort Method: My Thoughts from Dietmar Wolf’s Programs

We All Want Huge PRs, But Buyer Beware

Written by: Kevin Cann   I had another topic that I was actually going to write about today, but we will get to that one next week. This topic is fresh on my mind coming off of a competition and writing the training blocks for my lifters after we have competed.   Every competition every lifter … Continue reading We All Want Huge PRs, But Buyer Beware