If you’re reading this blog right now then chances are you might be thinking about competing in your first Powerlifting competition. Is this you? Yeah? Great! Congratulations! As far as I’m concerned, there is nothing more primitive, more macho, more exhilarating than putting your maximum strength to the test. I used to play in bands andContinue reading “All About Your First Powerliftiing Meet Pt. 1”
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Iron And The Soul by Henry Rollins
Around seven years ago, possibly around this time, I discovered Iron And The Soul, this incredible, well written article by Henry Rollins. Upon reading it I was absolutely stunned to see how much I could relate to it, especially the many moments of fear, self loathing, weakness, anxiety, depression, lack of hope in life itself. However,Continue reading “Iron And The Soul by Henry Rollins”
New Deadlift PR…And Then Sickness
So, as you can see from the main picture above, I hit my Deadlift PR of 370lbs for a triple just last Tuesday night. I would’ve loved to hit at least two more reps but it just wasn’t happening. Below is the entire workout with a little more detail than in the picture: Deadlift 135lbsContinue reading “New Deadlift PR…And Then Sickness”
A Lesson In Humility – Lessons Learned From A Pretty Bad Training Session
Woke up pretty late today, having woken up at 10:34am, a good hour and a half later than I wanted to wake up. So, I started my day off with a cup of coffee. It’s funny, I only started drinking coffee very recently, not being able to do so before since coffee with regular milkContinue reading “A Lesson In Humility – Lessons Learned From A Pretty Bad Training Session”
Leg Day: The Journey towards 315 begins! Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016
So this week began not just a new, month long 5/3/1 Powerlifting cycle; but it also marks the beginning of my journey towards a 315lb squat. I plan on one day writing an entire article on Jim Wendler’s 5/3/1 method, explaining the importance of training percentages, proper programming and even nutrition. But the one thing that’s mostContinue reading “Leg Day: The Journey towards 315 begins! Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016”
The College Weight Room….Where It All Began.
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Quality Over Quantity: The Case For Abbreviated Training
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