If you haven’t been paying attention to your life, then maybe you should. I honestly don’t think happiness is the goal here. If I had to go back and reflect on my (short) life, I wouldn’t say I was happy most of the time. I had spurts of very happy moments. Some warm-comfy ones. Some … Continue reading Don’t Try To Be Happy
I was looking at a meathead at the gym today. Great physique, very muscular and lean. A thought crossed my mind : “Damn that must have taken a long time and hard work." He really does looks like a meathead. His lower lip hangs constantly, his mouth half open, glazed over eyes, his tank top … Continue reading How Committed Are You?
No Pain No Gain. Meh…. Yes, some lazy fragile people will find it beneficial to understand you need to push further than you want to to stimulate your body. Understanding pressure is what makes you change. Listen…. It isn’t PAIN we’re looking for. Pain is NOT good. What you want is EXTREME DISCOMFORT. Yeah, I … Continue reading No Pain, No Gain?
Here it is. The most fought over of them all, the deadlift! The fight has been going on for while now between conventional and sumo lifters. Conventional lifters see all the sumo dead lifters in competition lift more than them and call it cheating… If you have never tried to deadlift sumo and you call … Continue reading Powerlifting 3 : The Deadlift
I have been wanting to try this for a while now. I hesitated with the online program but when I saw a conference was taking place nearby i figured "why the hell not?" 😃 I did not know what to expect from the Wim Hof Method THE EXPERIENCE : I got there around 11am, just … Continue reading I Have Tried : The Wim Hof Method
This is a touchy subject, however not as touchy as the deadlift. But we will get to that. The Bench Press is the second main powerlifting movement. What is The Bench Press? The Bench Press is an institution. Especially is you are a testosterone ridden young male in need of dominance establishment. “How much ya bench … Continue reading Powerlifting 2 : The Bench Press
I will write a series of articles on powerlifting, and my take on the lifts and methods to get stronger in the three movements : The Squat, The Bench Press and the Deadlift. I know i know… there have been thousands of articles written on this topic, and that is still probably not enough. What … Continue reading Powerlifting 1 : The Squat
Here was my workout for this weeks Bench Press Max Effort : MAX EFFORT SET : 1st pin Floor Press : Worked up to 1x105kg , failed at 1x107,5 JM Floor Press with 1 set of Chains : 35kg + Chains x8 /8 / 6 - 30s rest Lying Tricep extensions : 14kg 8/6 (My … Continue reading Bench – Max Effort 18102017
Here was my workout for today. From the Gymnasticbodies Fundamentals series : Lower Body - 3 sets : 2r Deck squat 10r Skiers Core - 5 sets : 3r V-Ups 30s Pike Lean
As I am progressing on my journey, I have realised that there are big domains you have to focus on, and in each one of those there are important steps to take, and in each of those important steps, there are small pieces of information that all make a difference. We all hope for the … Continue reading All The Small Things