Trying Out Wendler 5/3/1

I'm struggling to get into Wendler's 5,3,1 program for lifting. Like he says himself, you have to believe in the program you're following...and I'm not sure that I do.
Posted On 15 Feb 2017
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Balancing Strength and Body Weight

After seven weeks of training, I'm getting stronger...but I'm also getting heavier, which is problematic in a weight-controlled spot like powerlifting. Hmm.
Posted On 02 Nov 2016
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Don’t Know Squat

There is no universal 'best way' to squat. However, there are certain physiological facts that you should acknowledge when figuring out which variations will work best for you.
Posted On 14 Nov 2013
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Training WITH Adventurethon

Today, Sophie will be filming parts of my workout with Joel for a show she is making about natural bodybuilding. There was a time when this prospect would have been intimidating, but I have lost track of the number of bizarre things I have agreed to do over the last 24 months.
Posted On 08 Apr 2013
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Rain Forests and Pain Forests

After a day of hiking around Mossman Gorge in the Daintree Rainforest, we have returned to Port Douglas. Here, it is imperative that I perform a feat of strength. For tonight it is the Full Moon. Alas, finding feats of strength in a tourist town like this is not easy. Of...
Posted On 27 Mar 2013
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Here Be Monsters: Body Building in London

In this video, I push myself to the absolute limit, training with training for Adventurethon 2013 with Robster Le Monster. Then I fall over and throw up.
Posted On 20 Feb 2013
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Ed vs. Robster Le Monster

In preparation for my forthcoming Adventurethon and journey across the world...I have challenged renowned body-builder Rob Le Monster to some kind of test of strength and willpower. The way I see it, if I can hang with Le Monster, I can do just about anything.
Posted On 07 Feb 2013
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First Gym Session of 2013: My Heaviest Ever Squat

What better way to start a new year than with a personal best in the gym? How about THREE PERSONAL BESTS IN A ROW? That do anything for ya? That’s levitation, Holmes. Nah, only kidding. I didn’t fly. What I did, however, was perform my three best sets of squats ever,...
Posted On 03 Jan 2013
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THE TEN TON CHALLENGE!

Friends, I have done it! “Done what?”, you ask? Why, nothing less than the TEN TON CHALLENGE! Sadly, this is simply something I invented myself and it isn’t that hard. Still, it was something to work towards. Essentially, the goal is to shift ten tons of iron in...
Posted On 17 Dec 2012
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