Keys To Recovery

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Zach Homol – @ZachHomolPower Recovering. The faster we can recover, the faster that we can get back to work, right? In theory, yes. Personally I have always done things slightly unconventional when it comes to training and allowing optimal recovery time. Let’s start by breaking down my methods of recovery 1 step at a time. […]

What I Learn at IVB Daily

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Zach Kotecki   What I Learn at IVB Daily   I came to Iron Valley Barbell on April 10th for an internship with Zach Homol at IVB. Going into this internship and making the move from Chicago, everyone asked me what would I be doing there? I couldn’t even give them a true answer. I […]

Member Spotlight

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Luke Ferrigno and his buddies Brian, Dakota and Sam take what they call “The Pilgrimage” about every 6 months from Jacksonville, Il (Near Springfield) to come learn and train with Zach Homol and the crew at Iron Valley Barbell. Why exactly do they travel over 4 hours just to come lift weights? It’s simple Luke […]

You vs. Summer

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Summertime is in full swing! We just wrapped up the 4th of July activities from cookouts to ice cold beer and we’re now entering the heart of summer! A lot of us are now counting down the days till we leave for vacation and in between counting down the days till vacation we are enjoying […]

Weakness Training

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WEAKNESS TRAINING Whether you have been lifting weights for 6 months, 7 years or 3 decades all weightlifters will have 1 thing in common, a weakness. I can make that bold statement with superior confidence seeing how NO PERSON has it ALL mastered. There is ALWAYS something that will need work. Talking general lifting you […]

Vacation Training

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Vacation training/Reload Vacationing season is upon us! Personally vacationing to me is a catch. I love to vacation, travel and enjoy uninterrupted time with family and friends but on the flip side I really enjoying keeping my routine. Every year I go on vacation I seem to say the same thing “Just a day too […]

4th of July Workout

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With the 4th of July fast approaching we will be celebrating 241 years of freedom! To show our thanks most Americans will be celebrating by having cookouts, parties, baseball games, fireworks and more! This year, let’s start it out with a BANG with this grueling workout! Each round is to be a GIANT SET! No […]