To Bench Or Not To Bench: That is the Question

Whether 'tis Nobler in the mind to suffer The Slings and Arrows of outrageous Fortune, Or to take Arms against a Sea of troubles, I know what you're thinking. You would have been far more attentive in your language arts classes if your teach told you that Billy Shakespeare was really talking about bench pressing.  …

What I Learned at the APF Spring Iron Frenzy

I haven't stopped thinking about squats in the last week.  It might be an addiction. On April 13th, I competed in my second powerlifting meet, the APF New York State Spring Iron Frenzy, which was held at Sparta Gym in Westbury, New York.  If you'd like the full meet results, you can check them out …

My New Favorite “Filler”: RFESS Band Pull Apart

Excluding President's Day, Bench Press Monday might be America's most celebrated holiday.  Valentine's Day is touted as über romantic, the world celebrates Abrahamic fables together, and for decades the precious bench press has been the pinnacle of pec exercises in the exercise world.  I hate on it enough that you think I just want to …

Tuesday Talks: Team At Steak

It's Tuesday Evening, and you don't want to read anymore.  That's perfect, because I don't want you to read very much; I want you to watch and listen.  What I have for you today is a video that includes a quick synopsis of meet prep strategies from each of the members of "Team At Steak" …

2013 RPS North American & New Jersey State Championships

Last weekend I competed in my first competition since playing lacrosse in 11th grade.  I've been exercising regularly since then, but the most competitive thing I've done is putting on stretchy jean shorts and running a Warrior Dash as a sexy lumberjack.  Other than that, I'll casually play golf, volleyball, and see how much I …