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Old Dog – Old tricks – Rebuilding my Deadlift

It seems like I have always been known primarily being a bencher. For the most part it’s true that’s what I focused the most and competed in for the last 20 plus years. To be honest my squat and my deadlift were much better than my bench when I started. But the love /hate relationship with bench press was all consuming. But after losing that 100 lbs or so I started to re-evaluate my training on many levels. One of[…]

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Why Don’t We Exercise – Some Constraints About Exercise

The light and dark phases of the Earth slowly embrace you as you journey through you never ending sea of paperwork, pointless meetings, mindless internet searches and idle stretches of time glued to your television for some bleak release from reality.  The void between the days and nights seems ever so slowly dwindling away as you fade into the folds of your couch and you wonder, what am I missing? In life that is. You know what the worst part[…]

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Top Conditioning Exercises for Youth Athletes

Top Six Conditioning Exercises for Youth Athletes

So there we were, panting on the floor, gasping for air.  Our heart and lungs felt like they were on fire!  Our legs were gooey and felt like melted candle wax and our upper back muscles gave out quiet little spasms as they flexed and relaxed under duress of the intense conditioning session we just performed. This is how it feels to push your body to the max and grind through endless rounds of high intensity physical efforts.  It’s not[…]

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