Author Archives: Erik

The Family Chin-up Challenge

My boys and I are starting this challenge – please feel free to participate and share your results as well (and please feel free to taunt and talk smack – within reason; this is the family Chin-up challenge). This is a training volume test. The goal is to see who can do the most chin-ups […]

Beast Reality: Shitty days

When I was a young boy, My father took me into the city To see a marching band. He said, “Son when you grow up would you be the savior of the broken, the beaten and the damned?” He said, “Will you defeat them, your demons, and all the non-believers, the plans that they have […]

Nova Football Head Coach Lauds Beast Athlete

“… Donny Cherry from Trumbull, Connecticut had a spectacular summer with us — he was head-and-shoulders above everybody running and lifting.” – Andy Talley, Villanova Football Head Coach … he was head-and-shoulders above everybody running and lifting – What a fantastic compliment to an athlete who had completed 3+ Strength & Conditioning cycles with BEAST. […]

2012 RPS Connecticut Battle of Champions – 625 Deadlift

2012 RPS Connecticut Battle of the Champions, sanctioned by Gene Rychlak’s Revolution Powerlifting Syndicate, was held at the EUROPA Expo at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford on June 30, 2012. I weighed-in at 287.6 and competed in 308 Amateur “Raw Modern” (knee wraps allowed for Squat), Master 40-44. This was my third and final […]

The Walking Dead Press

Zombies have really gotten a plethora of press as of late. Eating another’s face off after ingesting “bath salts” is apparently becoming the new grisly crime du jour. The grisly assault on a homeless man whose face was eaten by a deranged assailant lasted for 18 agonizing minutes and was captured on nearby surveillance cameras. […]