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Day Eight

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  On an average day I can do about sixty to seventy pushups in a row easy. If I’m competing I have maxed out at about one hundred and ten pushups in two minutes. Towards the end of my workout today I could barely do eight pushups in a row. The scene was almost comical […]

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Day Seven

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5 Ways to Improve my Deadlift 1. Incorporate Farmer’s Walks into my workouts. A Farmer’s Walk is just picking up a dumbbell in each hand and walking with it. The concept is simple and it serves to improve grip strength, which is important to deadlifting. One thing I have noticed when I reach my upper […]

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Day Six

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Today’s Workout: Dynamic Stretching 3 X 10 Squats 3 X 10 Lunges 10      @135 LBS Squat 8        @185 LBS Squat 6        @225 LBS Squat 3        @275 LBS Squat 2        @295 LBS Squat 3 X 1 @315 LBS Squat 3      […]

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Day Five

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Two years ago I was pretty weak in terms of weightlifting. I weighed 145 pounds and looked like a mild gust could blow me into the next year. Two years ago I struggled to benchpress and squat even 135 pounds. And my deadlift? I was lucky if I could get the bar off the ground. […]

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Day Four

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“There are no free rides on the road to victory.” Those pills don’t work. I’m talking about the ones that claim to help you “burn 50 pounds in 5 weeks!” or “gain 50 pounds in 5 weeks!” That’s some magical fairy tale business, and since we don’t live in Wonderland it has no business in […]