Plan → persist → progress

Lifting Talk on YouTube

Fix your lifts one day at a time

Tag: pecs

Getting Huge While Moving Well

I just saw a comment on one of my daily YouTube videos that shook me.

It’s not that it was particularly scary or outrageous… it just reminded me so much of me.

How do you get huge while nursing your body? Is it even possible?

How do you treat that nagging shoulder/elbow/hip/back/etc but still have fun in the gym?

How do you sweat and make your muscles burn when you feel indefinitely injured?

This post is probably the most existential topic I’ve ever covered. It addresses the questions I’ve been pondering the most for the last decade.

Continue reading

Safely Reaching the Arms Overhead

Are you one of those people who likes to do overhead barbell pressing… but has no business pressing a barbell overhead?

How do you get your arms overhead? How do your clients get their arms overhead? Do you have the range of motion to do it safely? Or are you just overloading your back and irritating your shoulders?

I don’t want to sit here and pretend to tell you that I have the magic answer. It doesn’t work like that.

What I CAN offer you, however, is some insight on some of the things that have seemed to work for me… even the things that are a little counterintuitive.

Today we’ll discuss some things that have helped my clients safely perform overhead work.

Continue reading

© 2020 LanceGoyke.com

Theme by Anders NorenUp ↑

[wpforms id="1948"]
<div class="wpforms-container wpforms-container-full wpforms-form-abandonment" id="wpforms-1948"><form id="wpforms-form-1948" class="wpforms-validate wpforms-form" data-formid="1948" method="post" enctype="multipart/form-data" action="/tag/pecs"><noscript class="wpforms-error-noscript">Please enable JavaScript in your browser to complete this form.</noscript><div class="wpforms-field-container"><div id="wpforms-1948-field_0-container" class="wpforms-field wpforms-field-name" data-field-id="0"><label class="wpforms-field-label" for="wpforms-1948-field_0">Name <span class="wpforms-required-label">*</span></label><div class="wpforms-field-row wpforms-field-medium"><div class="wpforms-field-row-block wpforms-first wpforms-one-half"><input type="text" id="wpforms-1948-field_0" class="wpforms-field-name-first wpforms-field-required" name="wpforms[fields][0][first]" required><label for="wpforms-1948-field_0" class="wpforms-field-sublabel after ">First</label></div><div class="wpforms-field-row-block wpforms-one-half"><input type="text" id="wpforms-1948-field_0-last" class="wpforms-field-name-last wpforms-field-required" name="wpforms[fields][0][last]" required><label for="wpforms-1948-field_0-last" class="wpforms-field-sublabel after ">Last</label></div></div></div><div id="wpforms-1948-field_1-container" class="wpforms-field wpforms-field-email" data-field-id="1"><label class="wpforms-field-label" for="wpforms-1948-field_1">Email <span class="wpforms-required-label">*</span></label><input type="email" id="wpforms-1948-field_1" class="wpforms-field-medium wpforms-field-required" name="wpforms[fields][1]" required></div><div id="wpforms-1948-field_3-container" class="wpforms-field wpforms-field-radio wpforms-conditional-trigger" data-field-id="3"><label class="wpforms-field-label" for="wpforms-1948-field_3">What kind of help do you need? <span class="wpforms-required-label">*</span></label><ul id="wpforms-1948-field_3" class="wpforms-field-required"><li class="choice-1 depth-1"><input type="radio" id="wpforms-1948-field_3_1" name="wpforms[fields][3]" value="I need a brand new website" required ><label class="wpforms-field-label-inline" for="wpforms-1948-field_3_1">I need a brand new website</label></li><li class="choice-2 depth-1"><input type="radio" id="wpforms-1948-field_3_2" name="wpforms[fields][3]" value="I already have a website and need you to run it" required ><label class="wpforms-field-label-inline" for="wpforms-1948-field_3_2">I already have a website and need you to run it</label></li><li class="choice-4 depth-1"><input type="radio" id="wpforms-1948-field_3_4" name="wpforms[fields][3]" value="I already have a website and someone to run it, but I want you to start running it" required ><label class="wpforms-field-label-inline" for="wpforms-1948-field_3_4">I already have a website and someone to run it, but I want you to start running it</label></li></ul></div><div id="wpforms-1948-field_6-container" class="wpforms-field wpforms-field-url wpforms-conditional-field wpforms-conditional-show" data-field-id="6" style="display:none;"><label class="wpforms-field-label" for="wpforms-1948-field_6">What&#039;s the URL of your website?</label><input type="url" id="wpforms-1948-field_6" class="wpforms-field-medium" name="wpforms[fields][6]" ></div><div id="wpforms-1948-field_2-container" class="wpforms-field wpforms-field-textarea" data-field-id="2"><label class="wpforms-field-label" for="wpforms-1948-field_2">Describe the vision you have for your website: <span class="wpforms-required-label">*</span></label><textarea id="wpforms-1948-field_2" class="wpforms-field-medium wpforms-field-required" name="wpforms[fields][2]" required></textarea><div class="wpforms-field-description">Why do you need this website? What is the single most important goal of the site? Do you want this to supplement a physical location? Or is this more of an online-only project? Do you have a compelling offer for new customers? Do you have testimonials to show people? Do you have pictures you can use without violating copyright? Do you have someone to write compelling sales text? I can help you work through these questions if we do end up working together.</div></div></div><div class="wpforms-field wpforms-field-hp"><label for="wpforms-1948-field-hp" class="wpforms-field-label">Phone</label><input type="text" name="wpforms[hp]" id="wpforms-1948-field-hp" class="wpforms-field-medium"></div><div class="wpforms-submit-container" ><input type="hidden" name="wpforms[id]" value="1948"><input type="hidden" name="wpforms[author]" value="1"><button type="submit" name="wpforms[submit]" class="wpforms-submit " id="wpforms-submit-1948" value="wpforms-submit" aria-live="assertive" data-alt-text="Sending..." data-submit-text="Submit My Application">Submit My Application</button></div></form></div> <!-- .wpforms-container -->