The Week of June 3-9

Jun 10, 13 The Week of June 3-9

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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

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“ 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

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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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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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Where To From Here?

Mar 01, 13 Where To From Here?

Posted by in Competition, Nutrition, Psychology, Training

It’s time to Drop The Hammer? It’s obviously been a long time since my last post and I’ve been pondering what the future holds for Drop The Hammer enterprises. The cognitive dissonance I feel relates to my not having any awareness of whether people read this at all and if it’s worth my time.  I feel like I...

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Shady’s Back

Nov 01, 12 Shady’s Back

Posted by in Competition, Nutrition, Psychology, Training

It’s been three months to the day since the Olympic final and my correspondence has been low, but I have been eagerly engaged in varying activities and research and I look forward to sharing that with you. Some of the stuff I’ve been tinkering with is. - Intermittent fasting. - Phil Maffetone’s “Maximal Aerobic Pace”...

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