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The Week of June 3-9

Jun 10, 13 The Week of June 3-9

Posted by in Competition, Training

The objective of this week was to carry on with a little bit of heavy lifting, to have one more really long day and then to start resting up.  If you don’t know what I’m talking about or why I’d be resting up, go here and loosen up your purse strings - https://give.everydayhero.com/au/dropthehammer .  Even if...

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Beyond The Very Extreme Of Fatigue And Distress

Jun 03, 13 Beyond The Very Extreme Of Fatigue And Distress

Posted by in Competition, Training

“ Beyond the very extreme of fatigue and distress, we may find amounts of ease and power we never dreamed ourselves to own; sources of strength never taxed at all because we never push through the obstruction. ” William James Matt and I have finished what will likely be our peak volume week leading up to this 24 hour shebang....

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24 Hours

May 30, 13 24 Hours

Posted by in Competition, Training

I haven’t posted much recently because anytime it’s occurred to me that I may have something interesting or insightful to say, that moment flashes by and I’m reduced back to my more typical state of  a creative and intellectual wasteland.  The primary reason for this cognitive decline (which so radically...

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Intermittent Fasting

May 06, 13 Intermittent Fasting

Posted by in Nutrition

If you prefer my posts with pretty pictures and flashing lights, this may not be for you – it’s realtively content heavy.  This post is one I’ve been semi-reluctant to write about for a couple of reasons.  Despite experimenting with intermittent fasting (henceforth IF) for a couple of years and mentioning it on Drop...

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Why?

Apr 24, 13 Why?

Posted by in Psychology

I know that potentially dozens of you are awaiting “Don’t Sweat The Technique – Part Deux” and we’ll get there, but for now I want you all to ask yourselves some fundamental questions. Why? Why row? Why train? Why do anything? This isn’t going to be some treatise from my inner nihilist.  I am not asking ‘why...

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Don’t Sweat The Technique Part 1.

Mar 28, 13 Don’t Sweat The Technique Part 1.

Posted by in Competition, Psychology, Training

Whilst reading one of the numerous powerlifting/strongman/olympic lifting/bodybuilding blogs I regularly peruse I was presented with an interesting discussion on the various opinions regarding the concept of “ideal” technique as it relates to lifting very heavy objects. The author’s perspective can be...

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Single Leg Smash

Mar 18, 13 Single Leg Smash

Posted by in Training

It’s time for you to Drop the Hammer on your wheels.  Your quadricep cross-section is your responsibility.  No excuses.  To make sure you are fully capable of allowing your quads and hams opportunities for destruction and eventual growth, I will provide you with a couple of exercises that involve no equipment whatsoever....

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