Category Archives: Powerlifting

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 […]

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. […]

March 2012 Bench Training – “Old Man Strength”

3/12/12 Program Summary: Full Shoulder Warmup Full Hip Mobility and Foam Roll DB Rows 3 x 10 x 110 lb Dumbbells Bench Press 3 x 340 3 x 385 3 x 385 ~4 x 430 (was supposed to be 435, but to be candid, I mis-loaded the bar) 3 Board Press 4 x 12 x […]

Devil Lift (Deadlift) Possession

Early in my lifting “career” I was obsessed with the bench press. It was the lift I trained the most diligently and, as a result, it is definitely my best lift (relative to the other powerlifts, namely the squat and deadlift). Most recently, which is to say, over the past two years, I have become […]