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Past Injuries and Recovery...

There are two more things that everyone who trains with weights will have: soreness and injuries. They are as inevitable as the progress they accompany. If you work hard enough to improve, you will work hard enough to get sore, and eventually you will work hard enough to get hurt. The above’s a...

Finally Back In Action...

So after the toughest semester academically I’ve ever had in my life, I am once again ready to seriously devote myself to getting stronger and bigger. What Happened Last Semester I had a tough, time-consuming academic courseload and spent upwards of 10-15 hours a week working in a lab. As a result,...

Why I’m Not Hitting My Potential i...

So I’ve been doing some introspection lately, and I’ve come to a conclusion as to why my gains are not as great as I’d like them to be first. First off, the amount of sets I’m doing is just not enough. I’ve averaging about 6 sets per workout, and while the sets themselves...

Breaking 200 Lbs For Reps On the Bench P...

Bench press has historically been one of my best lifts. Until freshman year of college, I actually was able to bench more than I could squat. I’ve always had a relatively strong chest and triceps compared to the rest of my body. A sample old chest/triceps workout I used to do: 3 x 6 reps Barbell/Dumbbell...

Regaining Old Strength and Pushing Throu...

My strength usually peaks over the summer, as I have more time to devote to lifting and my diet is much more accomodating to growth (in terms of calories and protein). During the school year, I make an effort to devote as much time as I can, but academics can be very exhausting and motivation-draining....

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