How To Weight The Foot During Deadlifts

Today we're going to dive deep into where we shift the weight in our feet during deadlifts.  But first, a story: At the beginning of a recent bike ride, I was taking a driveway entrance into Central Park. As I rode along the road, I was surprised to see a cyclist coming straight at me down …

Snatch Grip Romanian Deadlift

Within two sessions, a new client called me out as a "butt" guy.  She finds anterior pelvic tilt to be home, so we're focusing lining her hips up beneath her ribs, and with that comes the reminder to check that her glutes are on.  After our last session, we were discussing that for most exercises, …

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 …

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 …