What Went Wrong?

Today during my training I failed a lift. It was a weight that I’d successfully lifted before. Since it’s my practice to video my lifts, my coach advised me to watch the video to figure out what happened. He wouldn’t let me redo the lift […]

Skull Crushers

The skull serves two purposes: protecting the brain and supporting the face. When my trainer gave me a workout that included an exercise known as ‘skull crushers,’ I was a bit concerned. If he’d referred to them as supine tricep extensions, there would not have […]

A Place For You

“You need this.”  The look on his face, the tone of his voice, and those three words inspired me to finish strong. There are three events in a Powerlifting meet: squat, bench press, and deadlift. After the bench press, I learned I was in third […]