I hate the bench press. It takes forever to see any kind of significant gain. I have always had a hard time gaining weight and putting on (non-fat bastard, actual functional mass) size. This makes any and all typical “hypertrophy” and “bodybuilding” almost a total waste of time for me. Couple this with being 6’2” […]Read more "Stupid Bench Press Cues"
Even though hamstring injuries are not as prevalent in powerlifting as team and contact sports, a serious hammy issue can sideline all your lifts for an extended period of time. This post is going to be short and explain some rules to follow for both reducing the instance of and rehabbing all the tendrils of […]Read more "Hamstring Injuries in Powerlifting"
Disclaimer: Don’t do a bunch of potentially dangerous bullshit you randomly read on the internet. Salty the bear says, “Only you can prevent Hypernatremia.” Moving down a weight class sucks. Usually, it involves lifestyle changes, long term planning, a lot of heavy breathing when you drive past a Five Guys, and just a general feeling […]Read more "A Stupid Simple Guide to Water Manipulation"
I read a lot of research because I am a big nerd ass. I have not ever come across something as point-blank/correct on nutrition (mostly involving protein… or bro-tein as it is more commonly referred to on the interwebs) timing as this review from the International Society of Sports Nutritionists. “Whether you are chillin with your bro’s, […]Read more "A Must Read… Protein and Nutrient Timing"
Comfort has ruined us. Chairs are are the downfall of modern bad-assery. We as a species have basically sat our lives away. Think about this: What happens when you sit in a chair? Well, you just sit there. Imagine if our meat fueled, spear wielding, mastodon killing ancestors had Lazy Boys. We would be a […]Read more "Hip Extension/Mobility Progression- Quads/Hip Flexor Complex"
In case you haven’t noticed, I have a couple screws loose. I have accepted this and refuse to seek help. This blog is an outlet for me and I hope after the downfall of society and the destruction of our species, some future alien civilization will dig up these posts and say something to the extent of […]Read more "Another Hate WOD"
Made a video on how to arch your upper back and where your pressure should be distributed under a heavy bar. Suck it, gravity: Solum Per Exitum… might as well bench your way out.Read more "Bench Press Technique- Upper Back Bad-Assery"