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Recently someone asked me if I had any tips on how to pull up higher on the bar when doing a pull-up, i.e. How to get throat or chest to bar. My answer: Just keep training. There are no tricks. You have to train pull-ups consistently and by training pull-ups consistently you will build up the strength to get chest to bar over time, and dial in the technique to add explosiveness… Read More

If you missed my Facebook LIVE broadcast yesterday about 4 primary reasons for the back arch for bench press, you can watch the replay below… Also, I have 3 LIVE training events coming up here in Las Vegas: My women’s strength workshop I Am Not Afraid To Lift® on March 11, 2018 at Barbell Republic, Las Vegas. Early Bird ends only one week from today on February 25, 2018. Sign Up HERE “Ladies Lift –… Read More

Join me for a Facebook LIVE broadcast, from my Iron Body By Artemis Facebook page, TODAY, Saturday February 17, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time when I will go through 4 “Why’s” of the purpose of the back arch for the barbell bench press. See you then! ~Artemis ***** Learn more technique & tips like this at my women’s strength workshop I Am Not Afraid To Lift® on March 11, 2018 at Barbell Republic in Las… Read More

If you missed my Facebook LIVE broadcast today when I taught about 3 tips to help you to get started working towards an un-assisted pull-up, PLUS one BONUS exercise that helps you to train a dynamic hang like the pull-up but is not a pull-up, then you can watch the video replay below.. If you want to learn more technique & tips like this then I hope that you will join me for my… Read More

Join me for a Facebook LIVE broadcast, from my Iron Body By Artemis Facebook page, TOMORROW, Saturday February 3, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time from Barbell Republic when I will teach you 3 steps to help you to get started working towards an un-assisted pull-up. PLUS one BONUS exercise that helps you to train a dynamic hang like the pull-up but is not a pull-up. You don’t have to be able to… Read More

If you missed missed my Facebook Live broadcast teaching how to choose your deadlift stance, you can watch the video replay below… Since the video was a live stream, I apologize for the video angle at the end! I hope you find this helpful and stay tuned for the next Facebook Live training tip broadcast. Learn more technique & tips like this at my women’s strength workshop I Am Not Afraid To… Read More

Join me for a Facebook LIVE broadcast, from my Iron Body By Artemis Facebook page, TOMORROW, Saturday January 27, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. Pacific Time from Barbell Republic when I will talk about how to choose your deadlift stance, Conventional vs. Sumo. See you then! ~Artemis ***** Learn more technique & tips like this at my women’s strength workshop I Am Not Afraid To Lift® on March 11, 2018 at Barbell Republic in Las Vegas Nevada…. Read More

If you missed missed my Facebook Live broadcast teaching the wedge for the deadlift, you can watch the video replay below… Since the video was a live stream, not all segments were clear, so I pieced together the cleanest segments. I hope you find this helpful and stay tuned for the next Facebook Live training tip broadcast. Learn more technique & tips like this at my women’s strength workshop I Am Not… Read More

#tbt To December 13, 2015 when I deadlifted 300lbs at my very first powerlifting meet sub 120lbs bodyweight 1 month before my 40th birthday. It was GLORIOUS! There is nothing like ripping a shit ton of weight off the floor. It makes you feel like a superhero! LADIES! THIS is why we lift. To be mother-effing XENA! Join me for a Facebook LIVE broadcast, from my Iron Body By Artemis Facebook page,… Read More

I turned 42 this past Thursday on January 11, 2018. It was a strange sensation because I don’t feel like whatever being middle aged, in your 40’s is supposed to feel like. Even though the years are flying by, and the faster these years seem to pass by the older I get, I don’t feel much different than I did when I was in my 30’s. Physically I’m still doing the same… Read More

Here are 9 tips for a better barbell back squat: Choose your bar position – High Bar (bar across upper traps) vs. Low Bar (bar positioned between mid traps & rear delts). High Bar is often used more by Olympic lifters & most Powerlifters will use a low bar position as it allows them to squat heavier. Find the position from which you feel the strongest & most comfortable. Set up is… Read More

A few years ago, in April 2015, I was seated in the exit row on a plane on the way back from teaching my workshop “I Am Not Afraid To Lift” in Albuquerque, New Mexico. After I sat down on the plane I looked up to read what I would have to do in case of an emergency and discovered that I would have to lift the airplane door that weighed 22kg… Read More