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U.S. Open Powerlifting Training- Week 2 in Review

Week 2 of training powerlifting and bodybuilding went a lot better performance-wise than week 1. I finally figured out how to train both sports while managing to get just enough recovery to hit the gym hard the next day. My routine typically goes like this: 5-7am: Work from home 7am: Leave for powerlifting gym, eat breakfast on the way 8-11am: …

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Training for the U.S. Open Powerlifting Meet – Week 1 Review

Two  weeks ago, I was invited to compete at the U.S. Open powerlifting meet on April 14-15 in San Diego, CA. It was such an honor to be invited to such a prestigious event that I immediately jumped at the opportunity and went all in without really putting much thought behind it. I have never competed in a powerlifting meet, …

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Top 4 Lessons on How to be Resilient

Lesson 1: You Are in Control- How I Dealt with Divorce During 2013 CF Games It’s inevitable: everyone falls down from time to time — it’s just that some are better than others at getting back up. For as long as I can remember, I have always had that resilient mindset to never give up, no matter how big the …