Free Cheat Sheet Reveals…

Get your hands on my cheat sheet for setting up training programs that took a 132lbs. skinny
weakling from not being able to bench the bar to deadlifting 3x his own body weight and
winning silver at the nationals.

How To Build A Dynamic Deadlift

No lift is a better indication of brute strength and determination than possessing one hell of a dynamic deadlift. Conversely, no exercise leaves a trail of busted backs and plateaus quite as often as deadlifts. The culprit? Faulty technique and haphazard programming....

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The Case For Being A Lean Powerlifter

In fitness circles, the stereo-type of the powerlifter is unmistakeable: bearded and gigantic, with muscle densely packed underneath a comfortable layer of padding, he is surely strong but nothing impressive at the beach. The more I learn about nutrition and training,...

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Concrete Core Training For Powerlifters

You pick up (super) heavy things and you put them down. That’s the crux of powerlifting. There are no plays to memorize, no in-depth strategy to get in your opponent's mind, and you have no teammates to rely on. It’s you vs what’s on the bar. But every sport has its...

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How Athletes Can Benefit from Powerlifting

Being an athlete takes a lot of dedication and training. Not only do athletes train to master the sport but to become more powerful. As an athlete, they need to make sure that their body is always physically fit to allow them to excel in their sport. Which brings us...

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The 7 Deadly Sins of Powerlifting for Women

A powerlifting routine is a powerlifting routine, right? Surely a program that makes one person stronger will more or less work for everybody? And besides a few changes in exercise selection, sets, reps and loading parameters, isn’t it more or less one size fits all?...

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How To Fix 5 Typical Deadlift Mistakes You Might Be Making

I love deadlift day. I’m sure you do, too. That's why I thought to talk to you about fixing 5 typical deadlift mistakes you might be making. It is by far my favorite day of the week. It is a great lift and one of the best lifts you can perform for the posterior chain...

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The Myth Of Programming

Programming isn’t really a thing, yet most people buy into the hype of online programming. Don't let this be you! Powerlifting is an ever-evolving sport. Starting as a strength sport only for those daring enough to suit up in multi-ply gear, powerlifting has gained...

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How To Keep Lifting Heavy When Life Stress Gets High

It's tough, isn't it? I mean, unless you live in some sort of reality show, every now and then the sh*t hits the fan. Life throws it hard at you. Stress goes up the roof. And no matter how hard you try, your lifts pay the toll. And the thing is, back when you first...

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About Martijn

For years I was hopping from one strength training program to another. I even did the bodybuilding routines from popular fitness magazines. Then I got smarter and switched to more sensible routines like the Texas Method and 5/3/1.

Get your hands on my cheat sheet for setting up training programs that took a 132lbs. skinny weakling from not being able to bench the bar to deadlifting 3x his own body weight and winning silver at the nationals.

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