Category Archives: Deadlift Devil

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 […]

DEADlift Man Walking – Deliverance from the Deadlift Devil – 12/29/11

“Naw man. I’m pretty effing far from okay.” On November 20th, to punctuate what had been a long week, I pulled my groin pretty severely squatting at Beast; I felt a sharp pop, stopped pushing, and promptly collapsed (whacking the back of my head on the barbell in the process); lying on the floor of […]

Beast’s Friday Deadlift Log (Deadlifting for Armageddon) 11-11-11

“I watched The Thing. It wasn’t as good as the original.” “Which one? There are three versions of The Thing. The original from the 50s. John Carpenter’s remake in 1982, and the most recent remake.” “I like John Carpenter’s the best because it was real.” “Real?” “Well, more real.” I enjoy writing fiction, especially Horror. […]

Dancing with the Deadlift Devil, Volume 1, Issue 3 – Evicting Demons

… Conventional … Sumo … Wide Sumo … Narrow Sumo … Speed Pulling … Form Pulling … Max Effort Pulling … High Reps … What is the answer? I recently told someone that when it comes to the deadlift, I sometimes feel like I am trying to crack the Da Vinci Code … I remember […]

A Beastly Abduction – Part 2

This blog entry is meant for educational/entertainment purposes only and is a work of fiction. Any resemblance to real persons, living or dead is purely coincidental. Please read Part 1 before continuing … Two of the goons are on me; the Hulk and another. The third goon ducked into my office to kick the music […]