Is Your Dream A Lie..

"Is a dream a lie if it don't come true Or is it something worse?" - Bruce Springsteen Think about that for a moment. Those are some powerful lyrics. Deep. Dark. Mysterious. Scary. TRUE. But they can also be motivating. Even inspiring. As I told you last week,...

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Training Log 2/14/1..

Up another pound! This week's weigh-in was 192.8 for my fasted AM weight. Yesterday I was 203.5 at 2PM when we lifted (food, water & clothes). No changes to diet or cardio - they are exactly the same as last week. Last week was another awesome week of training, with...

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Training Log 2/7/12..

The past week was a great week training. I couldn't be happier with my progress!   Here are some highlights: Tuesday: Banded Leg Press (long red OR mini bands) = worked up to 7pps x 8 reps Then squatted 185, 225, and 250 for 10 reps Thursday: Incline BP...

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Fatigue Masks Fitne..

I first heard this statement from the great strength coach Christian Thibadeau. It took me a while to truly grasp the concept, but now I regard this statement as one of the most valuable lessons any strength athlete can learn. So thanks CT for passing this nugget...

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Training Update 1/3..

Training Update today. My training partner Cris and I are in our 3rd 12-week phase of Mountain Dog training. So far the results have been amazing. We are both growing like never before and seeing some serious strength gains as well! John Meadows is a genius, and his...

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Recovery..

I've gotten lots of questions regarding recovery lately, so I want to go into detail today covering the topic. Why No matter who you are or what you do, an athlete's body will accumulate muscular fatigue, knots, and adhesions to go along with lactic acid buildup, adrenal...

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10 Mistakes That Ke..

1. They eat cereal every morning for breakfast. Breakfast cereals are one of the worst foods you can eat. They are highly refined grains with no nutritive value and tons of empty carbohydrates and sugar. Milk isn't much better either. Starting your day with hundreds of empty...

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