The past weekend, I had the chance to compete in my second free+unofficial powerlifting meet at my school. Similar to last year, I didn’t prep/peak for it and did not want to max out (because I plan on continuing the program Mike wrote for me), but I did manage to hit some PR’s I’m pretty […]Read more "Unofficial Powerlifting Meet #2 Recap"
All over social media I see fitness models and fitness “gurus” taking pictures of themselves flexing their abs while holding junk food. Now if they want to do this, I don’t care. It is their life and they can do what they want. The issue I have is that it is very misleading to the […]Read more "Sexy and Sick"
Just like my dog in the picture sometimes you need to rest haha! On a serious note, in fitness today, there is a trend that you need to constantly be training. “No off days” and “Never skip a workout” are phrases commonly being thrown around. I am going to tell you why this is flat […]Read more "You Need to Rest!"
Out of the (probably) millions of Americans who set one of their New Year’s resolutions as ‘get in shape’ or ‘go to the gym’, how many of them actually end up following through with that for the entire year? Or even longer? My first semester of college I wanted to take advantage of the gym […]Read more "8 Tips for Staying Motivated in the Gym"
Overall, I’m so happy with the results from the meet. I went 9/9 on my lifts, hit two PRs, and didn’t hit a single max (all 9 lifts went up EASY)…Read more "First ‘Powerlifting Meet’ Recap"
Squatting is one of the kings of all exercises. It is amazing for leg strength and development. It is outstanding for building your mental fortitude as well, because standing up with that weight on your back represents so many difficult situations in life. The issue is that so many people just can’t do it. If […]Read more "Knee Pain While Squatting? A Different Look."