Deep Tissue Massage and the Athlete

  You are vigilant about your training, meticulous about your diet… So why the lacking commitment to the bodywork that should be a regular element of your training? I am always baffled by the athletes who don’t even think about getting bodywork, even more so when their sport is in Read more »

Bench Repapalooza and how to fail

Today should’ve been a PR day all over the place considering I had the best pre-workout stuff eva; Starbucks green tea AND  a 200 count container of fruit adventure Tic tacs!   I mean I did have a rep PR for 155lbs for 2 sets of 8, BUT I was hoping Read more »

USAPL Raw nats wrap up w/pics n vid

There was a lot of pressure to do well at this meet.  Not only from myself (I bombed on all three squat attempts the year before) but mostly pressure from my 6 year old son. He is OBSESSED with all things Ahhhhnold, he owns every movie, all his action figures, Read more »

STRESS: Don’t lose balance, change your focus

When things go “wrong” in life it’s so easy to lose focus.  Be it with finances, relationships, school, life’s frustrations, whatever it is, STRESS, can rear its ugly head and throw your entire being off balance.  Stress, among other ailments, causes worry.  Worry is an awful feeling and it can Read more »

Lower: Squats n EmergenC

Life has been STRESSFUL to say the least, but that’s no excuse to not train. Needless to say, I’ve been feeling extra run down and I really cannot afford to be sick, say hello to EmergenC packets. I’m sure it’s all in my head but I swear these little packets Read more »

Training Log-Benching and DYING of heat.

5/13/13 BW-weighed in at 110 today-I really should be like 100 lbs considering I have no AC at the moment and have been suffering in a house that is currently sitting at 87 degrees of  HOT AS HELL. I don’t want to sound overly dramatic but ….   I don’t Read more »