The Globe and Mail: How to get stronger (without getting bulky)

Link to ArticleThe question: I want to get extremely strong and more powerful for my sport. Is it possible to do that without getting bulky?

The answer: Absolutely! I completely understand your desire. As a triathlete, I have a similar goal.

The trick? If appropriate, do “relative” strength-training. I describe relative strength as being strong and lean like a gymnast, not bulky and impenetrable like a linebacker. To do that, try multijoint exercises like squats followed by bench presses with a weight that is challenging to lift for fewer than seven reps. READ MORE

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