Stefi Cohen, DPT


Stefi Cohen, DPT, is a physiotherapist and professional powerlifter from Venezuela living in Miami. She is the co-owner of Hybrid Performance Method, a virtual gym that specializes in creating and distributing online strength-training programs for athletes of all levels, and has worked with more than 30,000 athletes worldwide.



  • Animal’s Alpha F: For the Fierce Woman

    Animal’s newest supplement hits the market for women’s health.

  • Overtraining Versus Overreaching

    What exactly is overtraining? How is it different from overreaching? Learn how to tell the difference between the two and what you can do to prevent both.

  • Which Comes First: Strength or Hypertrophy?

    Many people try to improve the way they look by gaining muscle and losing fat, but not everyone appreciates the role that strength plays in that equation.

  • Do I Need to Take Rest Days?

    Learn what a rest day actually is, how to create the ideal rest day, and when you need to take a rest day or risk sacrificing your hard-earned gains.

  • The Power of Autoregulation in Training

    Learning how to appropriately adjust and modify workouts based on current and individual needs will allow you to make progress no matter what life throws at you.

  • Are Isolation Movements Better for Muscle Growth?

    In the war of isolation vs. compound movements, most lifters just gravitate toward whichever side they prefer. Here's what you need to know to make the right exercise choices for your goals.

  • How to Balance Training Intensity and Volume

    Finding a harmonious balance between training intensity and volume is the key to making continuous progress while minimizing risk of overtraining and injury.

  • The 5 Most Common Mistakes Women Make in the Gym

    Many of the errors women make in the gym come from years of absorbing misinformation. Here's the knowledge you need no matter where you are in your lifting journey.

  • The Sumo Deadlift from the Ground Up with Stefi Cohen

    The deadlifting sensation, All-Time World Record holder, and one of the strongest powerlifters in the game breaks down the whys and hows of the sumo deadlift to help you lift heavier and more efficiently.