Strong Words: An Interview with Kikki Berli-Johnsen

I still haven’t met Kikki Berli-Johnsen for real but I sure hope I will. And if you are half as impressed as I tend to be by feats of strength, sports longevity, and Norwegian strength athletes, you will likely do too.

Trick Train your CNS, get stronger

There’s some truth in the idea that training stability can make you stronger. Provided that we are talking about the right kind of stability and the right kind of strength. (Around 2.400 words, estimated reading time 12-15 min.)

Training from Scratch (IV) – Stability (2)

‘Functional’ exercise pays lip service to biomechanics but forgets about mechanical stability, and that’s too bad because you can’t spell ‘biomechanics’ without ‘mechanics’. (Around 3.600 words, estimated reading time 18-20 min.)

Training From Scratch (III) – Stability (1)

Stability got FUBAR-ed by ‘functional fitness’ and this post levels the ground so we can build a (stable) house later. (Around 5.700 words, estimated reading time: 27-30min)

The “Law of Irradiation”

Reactions to Part III of The Science and Bullshit of Lifting made me realize that there is more to ‘irradiation’ than I initially thought. (About 2.800 words, estimated reading time 12-15 min.)

On Bullshit [Short]

Before 1986, ‘bullshit’ was just another slang term for lies, nonsense, and exaggeration.