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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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It’s Time to Pump You Up!

I’ve been really motivated at the gym lately and it feels great because I can see my attitude rubbing off on my personal training clients too. A couple of my clients have gone from flabby to ripped, that they’re going to be joining me in some upcoming power lifting competitions. I find training to be … Continue Reading

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Ice to Speed Recovery

If you have been lifting for over two years then you will know that having an ice pack is your best friend. There is no way that a lifter has never had an injury during their training. No matter how careful you are with your form and choosing your proper weight, an injury always creeps … Continue Reading

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Find the Muscle Mass Balance

Everyone has fitness goals, whether it’s losing body fat or gaining lean muscle. Although, you can’t do both at an intermediate lifting level, so you have to choose one or the other. I believe if you are at or above 15% body fat then that is when you start to cut the body fat to be … Continue Reading

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The Underdog

So I’m currently in 7th place in the USAPL ranking for bench press for the Open Raw 83K class this year. I barely started competing this year and I’m loving it. Overall I’m ranked in the high 20’s for all my lifts, but my strongest exercise is the bench press. I guess all the bench … Continue Reading

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