Check out this DIY weightlifting gym from Bulgaria. Nikola Giorgiev transformed what used to be a former air raid shelter into a place where kids can train. Thanks to Pim for submitting.
What’s the point of this?
You will probably have come across this question or some variant thereof. Be it about your program, the exercise you do, the sets & reps scheme or just about the fact that you are a dedicated individual. I found it very insightful what George Lee Mallory had to say about this stupid question (yes, there are stupid questions). Mallory died in […]
Found this photo today on reddit. Does anybody happen to know the story behind this backyard gym? Anyway, the moral of the story is Make the best of what you’ve got. Update: Danny Nemani commented I know that they are from Cameroon – I’ve competed against the guy in the red – he’s a super […]
Motivational Lifting Compilation
Here is a motivational lifting compilation. Dave Tate’s Table Talk on training set to Nothing Else Matters. Thanks to Phil for submitting this.
Chad Jones Always A Fire Short Documentary
Until yesterday I have never heard of Chad Jones. These 7 minutes are well worth your time. A short documentary film on former New York Giant Chad Jones —a star athlete from LSU whose promising professional career was put on hold by a tragic car accident before it even had a chance to begin. Amazing […]
Jan Struve 105kg World Champion
Here is something for all of you how think you are too old to get into weightlifting. I bet you didn’t know that Germany had a reigning 105kg world champion… Well, check out Jan Struve. Coming from a gymnastics background, he started weightlifting in 2001 at the age of 25. 10 years later, in 2011, he […]
Once You’ve Finished
This is a guest post by Angie Sorensen of GoBeastess.blogspot.com. Nothing seems hard once you’ve finished. I can’t remember where I first read that quote but it’s definitely one that has stuck with me. On the surface people will initially push back against that statement but seriously take a moment to think about it. Think about the […]
Ross Enamait 2012 Training Compilation
Ross Enamait has always been a great inspiration. This video is no exception. He practices what he preaches and keeps pushing. Hard Training mixed together with great quotes. Enjoy Words of Wisdom
Fear and Doubt
Emevas made another good rant. On believing in yourself, sticking to a program and pushing yourself. Getting bigger and stronger is simple. You lift heavy shit and you eat a lot and you sleep a lot and the next time you go to the gym, you lift heavier shit. Update: Here is the Super Squats […]
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