Author: Danny Sawaya

This 2 day meet will feature some amazing lifting in the biggest powerlifting meet Tucson has seen in a few years. This is an Officially sanctioned USPA Powerlifting Meet. ALL WOMEN and MEN 165lbs and below, will lift on Saturday, October 27th.MEN 181lbs and Above will lift on Sunday October 28th.Each...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]We are proud of Mark Niadis for qualifying for USAPL Powerlifting National Championships this October in Spokane Washington! We will be selling these awesome shirts to help Mark get to Spokane and pay for his travel expenses! They will have a unique design...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]When it comes to getting stronger there seems to be a ton of focus on accessory lifts. Sometimes I feel that lifters almost put too much effort and focus in the accessories. I usually tell lots of lifters that the accessories can be...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]The deadlift is either someone's favorite lift or something they despise. Lets face it, when it comes to powerlifting there are certain levers and physics that help people lift more weight than others. It's not to take away from the hard work of...

Endurance sport athletes are probably some of the most focused and dedicated group of athletes I have worked with. I know from the perspective of a strength coach to many of them, as well as a convert to the endurance sport over the past few years myself. As with many...

Written by: Mike Moran OS, CPT The two mistakes I see a lot. Lack of body tension and awareness Elbows pointed out 90 degrees to the sides This leads to sloppy reps, poor form, and injuries. The push up is a much overlooked exercise in favor of more complex solutions. Done correctly though the...

FEMME FATALE WOMEN'S ONLY POWERLIFTING MEET APRIL 14, 2018 This meet will be held at Tucson Strength and Tucson Barbell Club! Thanks to our sponsors Headline Sponsor Applied Physical Medicine  and Key sponsors  Tucson Coffee Roasters, Jeanine's Meals, Protocol Strength and Conditioning, and Lisco Discount Sales  REGISTER HERE...

I wrote this piece on my personal blog and wanted to share it with the Tucson Strength website. This  time of year is filled with optimism and hope for change. It can also be filled with negativity and disappointment. Through my own struggled I fully understand how hard it can...

Squatting was my favorite exercise until I injured myself at 21 years old. I had to keep the bar off my back for over a decade because I would continuously injure myself. I almost fell into the crowd that believed that squatting is bad. That is until I figured it...

Working on fitness and eating healthy is important. Many of us know it  and struggle to commit to it. We see people come in all the time ready to change their lives with fitness, only to disappear a short time later with no success.  The reasons can vary, but many...