Adam Gardner

Adam Gardner

Adam Gardner is a proud resident of Utah, living with his wife and two kids. He has been competing in powerlifting since 2016 in both the USPA and the APF. For the past three years, he and his wife, Merrili, have coached beginning lifters to learn the fundamentals of powerlifting and compete in their first powerlifting competitions. You can connect with him on LinkedIn.
  • Education: Bachelor of Arts in Russian Language and Literature from Brigham Young University

Hammer curls and bicep curls differ in grip and muscles worked. In my years of coaching and personally chasing bigger, stronger arms as a powerlifter, … Continue ReadingHammer Curls vs Bicep Curls: Differences, Pros, Cons

Dumbbell and barbell curls are the most common ways to build your biceps. However, you might not always have the right equipment to get a … Continue Reading7 Best Bodyweight Bicep Exercises: How-Tos & Trainer Tips

Uh-oh, we found a program that isn’t exactly a powerlifting program.  The Buff Dudes 12-Week Program is a popular program that is used to gain … Continue ReadingI Tried Buff Dudes 12-Week Program, So You Don’t Have To

Training chest and legs on the same day is doable, especially on full-body workout splits. By training your legs and chest on the same day, … Continue Reading8 Best Exercises To Build A Chest And Leg Workout

Here is the best push day workout I would use with many of my athletes: But there are 14 great exercises to consider adding to … Continue ReadingBest Push Day Workouts for Strength & Size: +14 Exercises

As an avid powerlifter, I’m always searching for equipment to enhance my performance and keep me safe while I move heavy weight. The Iron Bull … Continue ReadingIron Bull Strength Premium 13mm Lever Belt Review: Pros & Cons

Let’s take a deeper look at one of the most essential pieces of equipment for any gym – the power rack. As a personal trainer … Continue ReadingFull Rack vs Half Rack: Differences, Pros, Cons

Most lifters do pull-ups, rows, and deadlifts to build a strong, impressive back.  However, if you want to take your back game to the next … Continue Reading8 Best Lower Lat Exercises To Get a Sexy V-Shaped Back

We all have different reasons for going to the gym and lifting, but I think we can all agree on the main reason: getting big, … Continue ReadingSeated Calf Raise: Master this Exercise for Stronger Calves

When it comes to buying powerlifting gear, deadlift socks might not be the first thing that comes to mind. But if you plan to compete … Continue Reading11 Best Deadlift Socks

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