Strength Sports: Get out of the Gym and Onto a Platform

In which Alice addresses the reasons people wimp out and don't compete in powerlifting, Oly, or strongman meets and SHUTS THEM DOWN. Hey you. Yes, you. I see you there, at the gym. You've been lifting for a while now. I've noticed your form improving and your weights going up. I've seen you talk with trainers … Continue reading Strength Sports: Get out of the Gym and Onto a Platform

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Adventures in Powerlifting: Peaking Sucks

My meet is just a week away, meaning that I just finished up my peak cycle. Let me tell you something about that: it sucks. I can't say that I wasn't warned, but I've developed a very high opinion of my ability to recover quickly, so I was floored, both literally and figuratively, by exactly … Continue reading Adventures in Powerlifting: Peaking Sucks

Adventures in Powerlifting: Beginning Meet Preparations

With Ragnar behind me, I'm moving my focus into training for the upcoming Twin Cities Open powerlifiting meet. This'll be my second officially sanctioned meet, and it looks to be much more competitive than the MN State and Midwest Open back in February. I'm stepping up my game appropriately. To effectively train for anything you need … Continue reading Adventures in Powerlifting: Beginning Meet Preparations