Setting up a home gym?
Homemade Lifting Platform. Love it.
This is an easy design for an eight-foot square platform that will stand up to your heavy weightlifting for a long time to come. Protect your floor, your weights, and your knees by lifting at home on a proper training platform.
Carl "The Swede" Hayford.
A dream came true for an old boxing salt in Portland, Oregon. At 81, Carl Hayford's fondest wish was to hit the bag again. West Portland Boxing Team made it happen - with style.
Would you consider doing a powerlifting or weightlifting meet if it came to you?
Morning of the meet.
Would you consider doing a powerlifting or weightlifting meet if it came to you? Start considering. Virtual meets are ready for you.
Is it still cheating if everybody's doing it?
Bigger, Stronger, Faster.
While the director tells you he's tried steroids and is against them, and treats their use as unsavory, he respectfully tells the side of each of his subjects, from athletes who passionately endorse steroids as legitimate performance enhancers to medical patients who endorse them as necessary for survival, to varieties of anti-steroid vigilantes. He's giving you the tenets for intelligent discussion of the issue.
On Mother's Day
Mother of four and
2007 OCB Yorton Cup Nationals
champion Cheryl Szarmach. Photo by Matt Shepley.
, it's time to return the favour. She helped out by bringing you up; now help her become strong enough to deal with, well, you.
And, I'm proud to say, she's my sister.
World Champion deadlifter Christine Neff (formerly Rovnak) is one of the few women in the world who can deadlift more than 500 pounds. She has been powerlifting for 11 years. She holds world, national and state powerlifting records in various weightlifting classes in various federations. And, I'm proud to say, she's my sister.
Time to get her what she really wants.
For Valentine's Day
Chain my Heart.
, help her be as strong as your love. Here's a guide to goodies for your beloved fitness-oriented girl - ahem, grrrl
- that will keep you at the top of her list.
The Ultimate way to use bands.
A great way to use bands.
Lift with Your Head
Lift with Your Head.
: The Training and Movement Philosophies of the Physical Subculture is anything but "just one more fitness book
" to jam onto the shelf.
Hanging handles are more versatile and less expensive than their glamorous cousin, parallel rings. Here are some ideas for rigging your own set up and getting started with some serious play.
Time to tighten up your built-in belt.
If you've been doggedly crunching away and still don't want anyone seeing your exposed belly until you're good and ready, training the TA may be exactly what your program needs.
As you can doubtless see, I love talking about training. Becoming stronger, bigger and faster; using any number of styles and techniques.
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