Hypertrophy Strength

Use paused lifts to get stronger

Tom Hamilton was the World Drug Free Powerlifting Federation champion in 2016, with a 665kg total in the 82.5kg weight category. He works out of W10 Performance in London It’s easy to get caught up in throwing new movements into your programme for the ‘wow’ factor. Bands and chains and movement variations all have their place, but often, you can get some of your best results from some of the simplest movements possible. In my experience, some of the most underrated movements are paused variations of the biggest powerlifting movements: they’ll tighten up your technique, can strengthen weak spots, and…
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