Misinformation Engineering

Essays and commentary on a variety of topics including textbooks on strength training, debunking myths of strength training, and the like.

Commodification of Information: Weightlifting Certifications and Courses for Sale

  Commodification of information: Weightlifting Certification Courses Part 1 Andrew Charniga, Jr. Misinformation Engineering Sportivnypress.com© At the present time, the scope, the shear number of weightlifting organizations (such as the USAW), professional organizations (the National Strength and Conditioning Association), exercise clubs, private businesses, globe hopping Russian weightlifters, purporting to possess knowledge of weightlifting sport science …

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Ten Sets of What?

Misinformation Engineering Ten Sets of What? Andrew Charniga, Jr. Sportivny Press©                                     Poliquin, C. “German volume training: Just the thing to get you big and strong”, Ironman, 69:5:212-217:2011 In January of this year, 13 members of the University …

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There is No System: Part VI

  There is No System: Part VI Andrew Charniga, Jr. Sportivny press© 2010   It is safe to say that the most ubiquitous excuse during the current era of weightlifting, characterized by a growing sophistication of testing for banned substances, is that the other guy, the members of the 25 to 30+ teams which routinely …

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There Is No System Part V

There Is No System: Part V Andrew Charniga, Jr. Sportivnypress© 2010 Misconceptions About Weightlifting Technique Begun or at Least Fostered by Strength & Health From the ERA of OLD Ideas “Paul Anderson hurled a challenge to Floyd Patterson that has less than a remote chance of being accepted. Patterson would be annihilated were he to …

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There Is No System Part IV

There Is No System Part IV Andrew Charniga, Jr. Sportivnypress© 2009 Section A The January issue of Strength and Health {S&H 01:12:1964} reports Tony Garcy established new American records in the snatch with 120 kg and in the clean and jerk with 152.5 kg. The snatch mark exceeded the previous record of Tommy Kono (117.5 …

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