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8-7-15 – Dynamic Lower Body (Day 4/90 on the Challenge)

It’s 4:30 am and I hear the alarm going off. I jumped out of bed and knew I had work to do this morning. Since we went to sleep earlier than usual last night, I woke up with a lot more energy. I got ready in a hurry, filled my shaker cup with…



8-3 & 4-15 – Start of the Challenge -Max Effort Upper & Lower

8-3-15
Today is the day where I am starting my new 90 Day Challenge. After talking to Monica Brant about nutrition earlier, I was ready to crush my next Challenge. She gave me some very good advice that I will follow through with. I feel that with everything that has been going on recently, I…



Squats

Squat training has been coming along pretty well! I feel that I have a good squat every week keeping my technique while also hitting depth. This week was sets of 3’s and every set felt as light as the first one. My top set was 315 for a triple, which felt fast! The only problem…



Bench Press

I have been training my bench a bit differently by applying “pause bench” to my main lift. All my working sets that I do are all paused for 3 second pauses. This helps me stay tight at the bottom while also building explosiveness off my chest. You have to pause at meets for bench press…



2-10-15 – Back at it!!!

Starting back up on my training logs, I haven’t done a training log in a very long time and it’s time to hop back on the wagon! A new year with new things to come, and one of them is getting stronger at a lighter weight. My current body weight is at 222, coming down…



1-27-15 – Max Effort Front Squats

After taking a week off of the gym after the meet I was more than eager to get back in the swing of things. Since it was my first day back I did take some extra time to properly stretch out and warm up before I touched anything heavy. Today I worked on max effort…



1-18-15 – TEAM HPF’s 2nd Annual Iron & Ice Powerlifting Meet Recap


Another great experience at the 2015 iron and ice meet at HPF. Just like last year the meet was filled with PR’s, positivity, and a energy in the air that can only be found at HPF. My training…



12-19-14 – Heavy Squats

Working on some reverse band squats and I’m pushing the limit today because I know its going to be one of the last heavy days before the meet. After watching the video, I feel that my form stayed strong and consistent as the weight increased. I feel that staying tight at the bottom of the…



12-15-14 – Heavy Close Grip Bench Press

Feeling like I’m getting back in the groove, compared to my last training session. Today I worked on close grip bench and worked up to a max single. It all felt pretty good as I worked my way up in weight but as it got heavy I started to slide backwards on the bench when…



12-1-14 – Back at it with “Heavy” Deadlifts

Let me start off by saying that it feels great to start training again! Things have been REALLY hectic and to make matters worse, I am getting over a slight cold. With those bullshit reasons behind me now, I’m ready to train hard!

Deadlifts were always my weakest lift so why not start with it? Working…