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The JuggLife | Maddy Forberg

Tue, 05/21/2019 - 08:27

Maddy Forberg joins us as she prepares to represent the US at IPF Classic Worlds in the Junior 57kg division. We talk with Maddy about how she got into powerlifting, how it has helped her mental health and about the array of weird DMs she gets.

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How Does A Weightlifter Qualify for the Olympics?

Tue, 05/14/2019 - 09:06

The recently passed Pan Am Championships in Guatemala were a critical checkpoint in the qualifying process for the Toyko 2020 Olympics. The road for a Weightlifter to qualify can be very confusing so we tried to clear some things up for you.

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Alyssa Ritchey | 2019 Pan Ams

Mon, 05/13/2019 - 08:51

Alyssa Ritchey had a historic performance at the 2019 Pan-Am Championships in Guatemala, breaking American and Pan-Am Records in the Clean & Jerk and Total. See her and her coach, Max Aita’s, reactions to her big day.

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Programming for Weightlifting

Sat, 05/11/2019 - 09:20

Programming for Weightlifting requires striking a balance between developing strength, speed, technical qualities, as well as the psychology needed to compete at the highest levels. Learn how Max Aita strikes the right balance for Team Juggernaut.

Max Aita takes a deep dive into his process of organizing training for the Team Juggernaut Weightlifters. This installment focuses on planning the athletes training over the long term and establishing a phasic structure for sustained success.

Max Aita continues his discussion of the process of organizing training for the Team Juggernaut Weightlifters. This is Part 2 in the series and focuses on how exercises are selected and sequenced based on a lifter’s needs.

Max Aita concludes his discussion of the process of organizing training for the Team Juggernaut Weightlifters. This is Part 3 in the series and discusses how intensity and volume are assigned and managed for different lifters.

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The JuggLife | IPF Worlds Ladies’ Q&A

Tue, 05/07/2019 - 09:03

We are joined by Team Juggernaut’s contingent of ladies as they prepare to head to Sweden and represent the USA at the IPF Classic World Championships in June. Marisa Inda, Meghan Scanlon, Kristen Dunsmore, Maddy Forberg and Jo Ann Aita answer a variety of questions from fans.

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Programming for Weightlifting | Training Load

Wed, 05/01/2019 - 12:14

Max Aita concludes his discussion of the process of organizing training for the Team Juggernaut Weightlifters. This is Part 3 in the series and discusses how intensity and volume are assigned and managed for different lifters.

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Programming for Weightlifting | Exercise Selection & Sequencing

Wed, 04/24/2019 - 09:46

Max Aita continues his discussion of the process of organizing training for the Team Juggernaut Weightlifters. This is Part 2 in the series and focuses on how exercises are selected and sequenced based on a lifter’s needs.

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Sport Performance Pillars

Tue, 04/23/2019 - 14:06

What do athletes need to focus on to succeed? Understanding the movement and energetic demands of different sports and different players within those sports is critical to maximizing the effectiveness of their training.

Speed and Power qualities are likely the most important abilities for an athlete to develop for sporting success.

What is better for the athlete, front squats or back squats? Deadlifts or Olympic Lifts? Chad explains his process of exercise selection for Sport Performance

Develop the right energy systems in the most efficient ways to help your athletes improve their performance.

To conclude our Sport Performance Pillars series we talk about how to structure these different training modalities within a training week, mesocycle and annual plan.

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Overview of Chad’s BJJ & Lifting

Sat, 04/20/2019 - 08:53

Take a look at how Chad is combining BJJ and Lifting in his current training structure.

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Nutrition for Physique and Performance

Thu, 04/18/2019 - 15:17

Training hard in a well structured plan is very important but if you aren’t fueling your body properly and paying attention to your recovery, getting the results you’re after will be nearly impossible. We’ve put together some of our best content regarding Nutrition and Recovery to help you reach your goals.

In regards to Nutrition to fuel performance, Calories should be your #1 Priority:

There is much debate about Protein, how much do you need and what kinds are best:

The hardest training requires the right fuel, Carbs The Training Fuel:

The Keto Diet has become wildly popular in the last few years, but is it right for athletic performance?

The best designed training plans will have different phases dedicated to different goals, and so should the diets to compliment them:

While it may be tempting to cut a lot of weight, it can present problems if you try Losing All Your Weight At Once:

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Programming for Weightlifting | Long Term Planning

Tue, 04/16/2019 - 23:58

Max Aita takes a deep dive into his process of organizing training for the Team Juggernaut Weightlifters. This installment focuses on planning the athletes training over the long term and establishing a phasic structure for sustained success.

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Chad’s Down 50+ Pounds

Sat, 04/13/2019 - 18:29

Chad is down over 50 pounds since Oct 1, 2018 and 75 pounds since the peak of his powerlifting career. Get some insight to what his diet looks like these days.

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Sport Performance Pillars | Organizing Training

Thu, 04/11/2019 - 09:03

To conclude our Sport Performance Pillars series we talk about how to structure these different training modalities within a training week, mesocycle and annual plan.

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JuggLife Classic | Ed Coan

Tue, 04/09/2019 - 09:17

Today we revisit episode #45, in which the greatest powerlifter of all-time, Ed Coan, joins us to discuss his training, legacy and the current state of powerlifting.

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Sport Performance Pillars | Energy System Training

Thu, 04/04/2019 - 04:00

Develop the right energy systems in the most efficient ways to help your athletes improve their performance.

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The JuggLife | Don Babbitt

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 12:01

University of Georgia Throws Coach Don Babbitt, who has coached over a dozen athletes to the Olympics in the Shot Put, Discus, Hammer and Javelin, joins Chad to discuss Special Strength Development and more.

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The JuggLife | Reese Hoffa

Tue, 03/26/2019 - 06:05

Reese Hoffa, 2012 London Olympics Bronze Medalist and 5x US Champion in the Shot Put, joins Chad to discuss his career, his shockingly low training volume and his transition to coaching.

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The JuggLife | Brett Bartholomew

Tue, 03/19/2019 - 13:19

Brett Bartholomew is a Strength & Conditioning Coach, speaker and author of the best selling book Conscious Coaching. He joins Chad to discuss the unique route the brought him to coaching, strategies to improve athlete assessment and more.

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Meg Scanlon’s SuperTotal at The Arnold

Mon, 03/18/2019 - 09:44

Meg Scanlon and her Coach Max Aita, break down her SuperTotal performances from The Arnold.

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Sport Performance Pillars | Exercise Classification and Selection

Thu, 03/14/2019 - 09:47

What is better for the athlete, front squats or back squats? Deadlifts or Olympic Lifts? Chad explains his process of exercise selection for Sport Performance

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