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Spartan Race

I signed up for the Spartan Race next weekend and this will be my first race. I have no plans on winning the event, but I wanted to do this for the experience and to do something fun with my friends. It’s a race with obstacles, where I will be climbing walls, crawling through mud, … Continue Reading

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Post-Thanksgiving Fitness Goals

Now that Thanksgiving is over and Christmas is around the corner. I hear a lot of people setting their fitness goals after the holidays. It’s great, but there’s no perfect time to start on your fitness goals. Why wait for over a month to start something you have putting off for months, when you can … Continue Reading

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USA Powerlifting

I finished in first place for my last competition of 2016. This was the Southwest Regional held in Palm Desert and it was a tough meet. Every competitor in my weight class lifted up some heavy weights. I was able to hit some new personal records for my squat and dead lit, but it was … Continue Reading

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Foam Rolling

Lifting heavy weights isn’t the only thing that going to help you lift heavier weight. Recovery is just as important. Foam rolling helps get rid of adhesion in your muscles and connective tissue. I say for every hour I spend training a muscle, I spend 5 – 10 minutes stretching and foam rolling a week. … Continue Reading

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Gym Talk

When I’m at the gym, I get these college students always asking me for advice. Sometimes I feel like I’m giving my personal training advice to a wall. They always stare at me with a blank look in their eyes if I’m not on the same bandwagon with them. For example, a college kid in … Continue Reading

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Powerlifting Right to Bear Iron

Last weekend I competed in powerlifting, I won 1st place and won Best Male Lifter. Many people at the gym I told about my 1st place, asked if I won any money. I would smile and say no. Competing in powerlifting is about competing against yourself. It’s one of the reasons why I love wrestling and … Continue Reading

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Making Weight

So I’m 4 pounds over my power lifting weight class. I need to be 183 pounds by Saturday morning. Some people might think it’s a lot of weight to lose, but it’s really not. There are a few ways to lose 5- 8 pounds in a week. You can either cut your carbs, do water … Continue Reading

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