“The bar is loaded (TBIL)”, shouts the head judge, as I approach the platform with nothing but extreme focus and determination, with my knees suffocated from the wraps. The squat command was given, and it seemed like an eternity until… Read more
I walked up to the squat rack, I loaded the bar on my back, it felt heavy so I wimped it out. I couldn’t stabilize myself, and I was shaking. When I went down I felt scared. I hesitated halfway through and got buried…
I set my self down on the bench… Read more
Smash F’ing Weights
When going to attempt a 1 rep max lift, there are several things you must consider before doing so:
- Did I sleep well enough this week?
- Did I eat enough food today?
- Am I still feel really sore…did I train too hard last
How I Developed my Pulling Power by Paul Anderson
Just as in the press, when I found I only pressing was not enough to develop my pressing power; my pull did not advance rapidly from just performing the snatch and clean. Not advancing the way I should… Read more
Hit those Hamstrings Hard!
Sick of waiting in line and relying on machines to hit your hamstrings? Fret no more. Here are my top 5 favorite exercises for the hamstrings. Leave those reverse curls for the girls.
1. Hang Romanian Deficit Deadlifts… Read more
Frequent Pulling for Faster Progress: 12 Weeks to a Bigger Deadlift, by Eric Cressey
The deadlift is the bastard child of powerlifting; it doesn’t get much love. Maybe it’s the fact that the deadlift is less impacted by equipment than… Read more