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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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How to Increase Your Squats

I see so many people at the gym trying the newest fad on different leg exercises to increase your squat max. Yes, I have seen it all. The weirdest one I have seen, was a person trying a back squat on a bosu ball. That is just a accident waiting to happen, I just hope … Continue Reading

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Spring Fling Power Lifting Meet

This was my first power lifting meet and everyone who competed before said that the first one is your learning experience and your goal is to complete 6 of 9 lifts. I really didn’t expect much, but I wanted to gain the experience and learn the flow of what it’s like at a meet. I … Continue Reading

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Powerlifting Competition

I’m a week out from my first powerlifting competition and I’ve been on a strict diet and training routine for the past month. Unlike the bodybuilding shows I have competed in before this is much tougher to prepare for. In bodybuilding you want to show up to the competition looking ripped – but all the … Continue Reading

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