Micro Recovery - Macro Recovery

Micro Recovery VS. Macro Recovery (Part 1)

Travis Mental Fitness, Strength Training Comments

Side note to start: In part 2 I’ll show you exactly how I’m implementing this in my physical and mental training. The names “Micro Recovery” and “Macro Recovery” hit me at 3:13am while lying in bed and luckily I recorded a voice memo about it. What is Micro Recovery? Micro Recovery deals specifically with the short recovery periods between intense …


7 Reasons Why You Should Video Your Training

Travis Strength Training Comments

PREFACE: Your cellamafone camera can work great for this. However, don’t be one of those douchebags at the gym that sit and text and talk on their phone. Turn your freakin cellamafone off when you’re at the gym! Ideally I recommend going crazy and getting yourself a tripod to eliminate shakiness. Plus it’ll let you see which angle/height is ideal …


Training Muscles Versus Movements

Travis Strength Training Comments

Long ago in a land far far away, I used to train for hypertrophy with more of a bodybuilding style routine. Then one day I stumbled across the Madcow 5×5 routine. So me and myself said, “Yo bro! You so gotta do it dood!” What does that have to do with anything? Get to the point already! Well, over the …

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Jim Wendler 5-3-1 Workout Spreadsheet & Workout Info

Click here or Scroll down to watch the video instructions and download the spreadsheets. Since I started powerlifting, I’ve had a few workouts that I really liked. The first was the Madcow 5×5 version of Bill Starr’s 5×5 routine, and the second was Sheiko. (The Sheiko volume about killed me tho cuz I wasn’t prepped well enough for it. DOH! …


Strength Training Mental Training

5X5 Workout Info & Madcow 5×5 Spreadsheet – Intermediate

Click here or Scroll down to watch the instruction videos and download the Madcow 5×5 workout spreadsheets (Click Here for Madcow’s detailed Program Info) When I found the Madcow 5×5 workout spreadsheet based on Bill Starr’s Intermediate 5×5 routine, I wasn’t even thinking about “strength gains”.  I just wanted to get bigger (because I’ve been around 175lbs forever and really …

Strength Training

Scroll down for links to several different strength training routines (like the Wendler 5/3/1 & Madcow 5x5) along with spreadsheet downloads... When you’re looking for a training program, you need to ask yourself a few questions: What is my ultimate outcome? Bigger? Stronger? Faster? All of these? Why? Are you competing? Want to look good for the girls or guys? ...