BFS Magazine

Steve Kinslow August 11, 2015

The BFS Set/Rep Logbook Goes High Tech 

Technology has become an integral part of the high school educational system, such that many classes don’t have books or handouts. This is the inspiration for the set-rep app that can be used for a smartphone, tablet or laptop. Before getting into the details of this BFS Set/Rep Log App, let’s look at why BFS believes that logbooks are so important.  

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Steve Kinslow July 20, 2015

Waterloo Baseball: 400 Wins and Growing!

Asked about the theory that baseball players should avoid weight training because it can make them “muscle bound,” Vogel replied. “There are still a few ‘old school’ coaches who are reluctant to have their players lift, but most baseball coaches have come around to where they see the benefits of weight training for their players.”

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Steve Kinslow May 21, 2015

Building Champions Issue, BFS Magazine

The BFS Magazine May/June Issue is packed with inspirational articles from high school teams and coaches who are making a difference on their teams and in their communities.

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Rediscover Box Squats

Steve Kinslow April 29, 2015

Rediscover Box Squats

In the early days of the Iron Game, bodybuilders trained hard on strength lifts such as the squat, deadlift, and bench press. Chuck Sipes, winner of the IFBB Mr. Universe in 1960, had massive muscles that enabled him to bench press 570 pounds and lift 250 pounds in the barbell curl. Sipes was a proponent of heavy partial movements, believing that their primary benefit is to increase tendon strength. That’s only one aspect of what partial movements can do for you.

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