Category Archives: Beast’s Training Log

Friday’s Beast Deadlift Log (and the Zombie Apocalypse) 11-3-11

Surviving hoards of brain-eating zombies is enough of a challenge without the added burden of extreme muscle soreness. Yet, I have to protect my children. That’s part of my job, right? Please ponder this because it’s important. For those of you who train hard – I mean really train hard – do you ever wonder […]

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 […]

The Beast’s Log – Dynamic Effort Box Squat 9/01/11

The Beast’s Log – Dynamic Effort Box Squat 9/01/11 I’m biased, but I think there is some really good information in this Blog Post, including a couple of links you should definitely check out. Here was the planned programming (once again, I planned too much volume): Warm-up and Foam Roll GHR Warm-up – 2 sets […]

The Beast’s Log – ME Upper 8/30/11 – No Electricity – “I’ve got no time to train”

The Beast’s Log – ME Upper 8/30/11 – No Electricity – “I’ve got no time to train” I’m publishing this with little proofing; so go easy … So, you say you don’t have any time to train … Seriously? Really? … Are you sure? Here’s a glimpse into my Tuesday evening; I trained … I […]

The Beast’s Training Log – ME Lower 8/29/11, Hurricane Irene, and Transformers 3

The Beast’s Training Log – ME Lower 8/29/11 Hurricane Irene Hurricane Irene has come and gone, although as of today, many of my Trumbull (and other local) peers remain without power. Hurricane Katia is now forming over the Atlantic, so we’ll wait to see what that brings. My family was lucky. We only lost power […]