Read This If You Don’t Want to Train Today

The hardest thing about lifting isn’t programming, or eating right, or even the lifting itself. It’s the consistency. Anyone can, if they really put their mind to it, finish a hard workout. But to do so thrice or four or five or six times a week, week after week, for […]

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Does Sexual Activity Affect Lifting?

It’s a pretty common myth, surprisingly – the worry among male athletes that being with a woman might pull the strength out of their legs, and the belief among many men that not having sex (and that not masturbating) is the key to a strength and serenity. For Samson, it […]

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Why Sleep Is So Incredibly Important

There are two kinds of people – the kind who love to sleep early, and the kind who love to sleep in. Every once in a while, you’ll find a unicorn that genuinely doesn’t sleep more than a few hours per day, but the general consensus among researchers is that […]

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Sitting Sucks for Powerlifting

If you’re an intermediate lifter and you’re starting to get hip problems while lifting, then I feel your pain. Or at least something similar to it. In accordance with an incredibly tight right hip, I also have frequent anterior hip pain after squatting, coupled with a general lower back muscle […]

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