Squatters Elbow

Squatters Elbow

It is not uncommon for lifters to develop some pain in their elbows associated with squatting.  This is most common in lifters that are squatting low bar style and they don’t have awesome flexibility.  They are often squatting at least once a week if not more frequently.  This pain can develop to become quite inconvenient and it may even force…

Killer Triceps

Killer Triceps

I always wanted bigger triceps.  To me, big triceps really makes the arm look impressive.  I was able to build up my biceps reasonably well at an early age but nice triceps eluded me.  Recently I have stumbled upon a routine that has added some nice size to my triceps, which after training for 20 years is something to be…

Want a free shirt?

Want a free shirt?

As a lifter, one of my favorite parts about competing in a powerlifting competition was getting that new meet T-shirt.  Particularly if the meet went well or if I set a new PR, it was always fun adding a new T-shirt to the collection.  And when you saw other lifters in the gym and around town wearing one of those…

Give the Gift of Knowledge

Give the Gift of Knowledge

Knowledge is power.  In the sport of powerlifting, that statement becomes literal, as increased knowledge about the sport will translate to increase performance on the platform.  There are many ways to increase one’s knowledge: attend a seminar, train with a more experienced lifter, go to a competition, even surfing the web helps a bit.  But let us not forget an…

Perfect Bacon

Perfect Bacon

I don’t know too many lifters that don’t like bacon – it is glorious.  But cooking it can be a pain the ass.  It is messy, the grease is splattering everywhere, and it is easy to overcook, plus many pans can only handle so many pieces of bacon at once. Enter the oven.  We cook so many other things in…