Interview with Wheelchair Bodybuilder Gene Bergeron

Interview with wheelchair bodybuilder Gene Bergeron, by Rich Knapp – the Freak on Wheels. FoW: Gene can you give us a short background on your life pre-wheelchair? Gene: I was always into fitness. Loved lifting heavy weights and all sports….

Stretching and Strength! The Real Reasons Heavy Lifters Can’t Stretch

After reading Pavel Tsatsouline’s “Relax into the Stretch” I have gained serious insight on what really causes the muscle stiffness, lack of mobility and inability to stretch past our comfort zones; which is most common with Strongmen/(women), Powerlifters and Olympic…

Ridiculous Habits Guys Have in Gyms – Part 1

Daniel Aipa

When it’s time to go to the gym, some guys feel it’s a time for socializing with beautiful women, looking good, and trying to draw attention. They try to lift ridiculous weights, and get all macho with their other guy…

How I Decided to Become a Strongman

Yesterday I attended an event that solidified my ultimate goal in strength training, the Colorado State Fair’s Strongman Competition, presented by the Colorado Strongman Association. This was my first live witnessing of strongman and I must say that it was…

Review of IDS Waximaize

I came across waximaize by looking at other people’s training logs and many have mentioned they supplement with waximaize.  Some said it’s a waste of time and it didn’t work for them and others said they used it with great…

Don’t Diss My Chuck Taylors

Daniel Aipa

“Wow those are some old school shoes you lifting in,” someone tells me as I walk by them with my Chuck Taylors.  The guy is sitting on an exercise ball while I’m lacing up my Chucks for my workout.  Deadlifts….

2 Day Get In Shape Beginner Workout

2 Day Get In Shape Beginner Workout Workout For: Rank Beginners Workout Schedule: 2 days per week, Monday and Thursday Primary Workout Goal: Get in Shape, Toning Secondary Workout Goal: Muscle Building Workout Duration: 2 Months Workout Expectations: This workout…