I am a weirdo. I realize that more and more everyday. I am ok with this. But, I am also realizing more and more that writing is a good outlet for being/perpetually falling deeper into weirdness. So, I am going to start posting some random thought blogs on here. Everything is still going to revolve […]Read more "First actual blog post? Don’t worry. I don’t consider my beard ironic yet."
If you’re anything like me, you also play a daily game of Russian Roulette with your caffeine intake. Although there is droves of research out there supporting the positive health and performance effects well timed caffeine dosing has on the mind and the body, basically mainlining café Americanos every waking moment might cause some deleterious […]Read more "Stuff That Doesn’t Suck: Theanine – Saving You From Caffeine Induced Insanity"
Here is an interesting quote from a presentation Brad Schoenfeld from a presentation he did at a conference with Alan Aragon: Brad: “If you’re a bodybuilder or a strength athletes, you’re going to want to get your nutrients in pretty quickly (post workout). I will tell you both Alan (Aragon) and I, as much as […]Read more "Nutrient Timing: Why It Matters for A Lot of People"
This past year I have had the pleasure of dealing with the following stupid bullshit my body has been doing: -A sports hernia that took a calendar year to heal -Some unidentified shoulder issue that’s probably just my stupid weak arms rejecting all this strength I’m feebly trying to make them have -Most recently, what […]Read more "Injuries, Mental Processes and a Damn Good Gin Martini"
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"
An article I wrote a while back for a website that no longer exists. Enjoy! Scrape Dungeon: Ancient Chinese Secret for Speeding up Recovery from Training and Injury By: Mike Hedlesky, MS, CSCS, USAW, CF-L1, EMT-B Training is basically a series of progressively increasing physical stress events that cause adaptation to a physical stimulus. That […]Read more "Scrape Dungeon"
Now, I know this is going to make some people angry. I understand. I used to think like you. I used to think the sheer number of federations is one of the biggest limiting factors to powerlifting ever being a truly unified sport. There have always been things lacking to me. I have always felt […]Read more "Starting My Own Powerlifting Federation"