Monthly Archives: March 2014

Powerlifting Meet Recap – RPS New England Revolution

I competed in the sixth powerlifting meet of my career last Saturday at the RPS New England Revolution in Johnston, R.I. I squatted 515, benched 365 and deadlifted 555 for a 1435 total at 198. That’s a 5-pound meet PR

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Training Log – Openers for RPS New England Revolution

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I’ve kept pretty quiet about my own training since my last powerlifting meet because it’s been pretty unspectacular. Steady, consistent, but nothing extraordinary. The exciting part is that I’m now less than a week out from my next powerlifting meet,

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Stack.com – Master the Hip Hinge, Exercise’s Most Important Motion

I’ve been incredibly lucky the past few months to be able to volunteer with the strength and conditioning staff at Brown University. Not only do I get to learn from and rub elbows with some of the best and brightest

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Posted in Stack.com Articles, Tips and Tricks

3 Supplements Everyone Should Take

Spring is a funny time of year. The weather is changing, the temperature is up and down, and lots of us are getting sick. When people get sick, they take medicine, so spring is a popular time for people to

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Posted in Nutrition

Right Link/Wrong Link: Back Extensions

A strong lower back is the foundation of a strong body, but it’s a whole new ballgame when you talk about building a lower back that’s well-muscled, strong AND mechanically efficient. Look at the way someone holds their lower back

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Are You Making These 3 Deadlift Mistakes?

This past weekend I met up with a bunch of friends from grad school and trekked out west to Columbus, Ohio, for the Arnold Classic – the world’s largest expo of anything and everything related to fitness. It was awesome

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Posted in Tips and Tricks
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