My Visit To Savage City Strength

Hardcore gyms.  Things such as the internet, YouTube, and other forms of social media are known to get lots of flack, sometimes for very good reasons.  Heck, before I made the decision to become a personal trainer I had shunned social media alone for more than two years!  But upon my return to it, alongContinue reading “My Visit To Savage City Strength”

Success, Humility, Brotherhood, And New Goals: The RPS Jersey Rumble. May 20th, 2017.

It’s been nearly two weeks since I competed in the RPS Jersey Rumble, and I regret having taken so long to write about it because I definitely have a lot to talk about here!  It was a day of success, it was a day of reunions, it was a day of brotherhood.  But to balanceContinue reading “Success, Humility, Brotherhood, And New Goals: The RPS Jersey Rumble. May 20th, 2017.”

All About Your First Powerlifting Meet Pt.2

Hey there and welcome to Pt. 2 of this little minseries, geared toward all things preparing for your initiation into the Powerlifting family!  In the previous post we talked a bit about why we do what we do, our all around positive attitudes toward everyone regardless of their strength/performance levels, as well as a brief yet simple runContinue reading “All About Your First Powerlifting Meet Pt.2”

All About Your First Powerliftiing Meet Pt. 1

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”

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”