Andrew Read

Andrew Read

 

 

 

All Articles By Andrew Read

An evolution of Pavel's famous "Program Minimum," this program is for seasoned trainees looking for further gains. It's still simple, but it's challenging and effective.
While I was visiting the U.S., I happened to get an invite from Dan John to train at his place. We spoke a lot and here are some of the things we discussed that are good lessons for all of us.
I'm going to pick on the American swing again, but this time because I want to discuss why and how we choose our tools and the weights associated with them. Is heavier actually better?
You don't have to lose ground with your fitness while you travel, but you do need to train smart - and pack smart too. Here's what I pack.
The following is a three day per week routine for strength and size based only around the double clean. It's simple, well-rounded, and most importantly - effective.
You may find your body and injuries just don't agree with the barbell anymore. The double kettlebell clean is a perfect place to start using kettlebells to replace the bar.
There are many benefits to performing the Olympic lifts with kettlebells. For those lacking flexibility or wanting the most metabolic bang for their buck, the kettlebell is the way to go.
My inner crash test dummy is calling again, so I've decided to enter a marathon. Actually, make that TWO back-to-back Spartan Races. Here's how I'm planning to get ready and avoid injury.
Coming back to training after injury or illness is never pleasant, but if you keep a detailed training journal it can give you clues to your derailment and a guide on how to get back in the groove.
"Complex training" refers to training two tasks that force the body to build strength, while building neural links between them. Here's how to do it in preparation for a race or combat situation.
There's the American kettlebell swing, and then there's the kettlebell swing done correctly. Let me explain why the American swing is not just wrong, but bad for your body.
The fitness industry is giving us some real clues right now, but are you paying attention? Bodyweight and movement-based training are trends for a valid reason.