strength

Have you ever felt judged at the gym? Do you have the feeling that everyone is staring at you when you’re working out? Recently, a friend of mine talked about going to the gym and feeling judged. She was going to the gym with her husband and she isn’t familiar with the machines in the […]

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I never thought of myself as an athlete. I’m the kind of person that was always picked last when playing sports. I was the overweight one that no one really wanted on their team. Sports wasn’t really my thing. When I started running, I still didn’t call myself an athlete. I was just running to […]

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Strength Training Journal: *Weight in pounds lifted are shown in [brackets] Monday: Rest Day Tuesday (Lower Body Day & Upper Body Day): Back squat: 1 set of (3+ reps) [275] Romanian Deadlifts: 3 sets of 10 reps [135 X3] (50% of last week’s weight) Bench Press: 1 set of (3+ reps) [185] Push Press: 3 sets of […]

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Strength Training Journal: *Weight in pounds lifted are shown in [brackets] Monday (Lower Body Day): Back squat: 3 sets of (3,4,6+ reps) [260,245,230] Romanian Deadlifts: 3 sets of 6 reps [225 X3] Tuesday (Upper Body Day): Bench Press: 3 sets of (3,4,6+ reps) [175,165,155] Push Press: 3 sets of 6 reps [100 X3] Facepulls with External […]

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Since April 2015, my strength training program of choice has been Greg Nuckols’s Average To Savage program. Greg is a very knowledgeable powerlifter. His website, Strengtheory, is my go-to source for all things strength training. The guy knows his stuff. So, this program came out around April and I had to purchase it. The cost for the program […]

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For the past week, I’ve been really thinking about what I have been  doing for the past few months. Unfortunately, I’ve realized that in terms of goals that I’ve really done nothing. I’ve been driving on a road to nowhere. Most of us don’t really set goals. We just live our lives with no clear […]

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Last week, I got an opportunity to work out with a couple of friends, Jeremy a.k.a. Goku Runner and Damien. I usually do a powerlifting program but I switched to Goku Runner’s programming which is the  StrongLifts workout, for the day. I usually work out solo so it was nice to work out with friends. […]

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For the past few months, I’ve been working on my strength training aggressively. I’ve been working on trying to increase strength overall. I’ve also been trying to work on some weaknesses that I have with certain body parts. My left hamstring and left glute is also both really weak and it’s been affecting my running […]

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Last week, I decided to take a de-load week. What is a de-load week you ask? Well, a de-load week is esentially lowering the amount of weight you lift for a solid week. I wanted to do this for two reasons. Reason 1 is because I wanted to give my body a week to recoup. […]

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Focus On Yourself

by Willie on February 12, 2015

in Daily, Motivation, Rants

Over the past few weeks, I’ve had a lot of conversations with people. In those conversations, people are worried about what others are or are not doing. The problem I have is that people should really worry about themselves. They should worry about their own well-being. They should focus on their own problems instead of […]

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