“I suppose it is tempting, if the only tool you have is a hammer, to treat everything as if it were a nail.” ~ Abraham Maslow
Because who doesn’t want to fill out another bracket? Join the first annual A Thousand Hammers Bracket Challenge. No prizes this year because, to be honest, this idea just occurred to me and I haven’t thought it through. So, sign up, fill out the bracket, and earn some bragging rights! Entries lock at tip-off, so…
I’ve somehow gone all this time without hearing about David Goggins, but since he was on the Joe Rogan podcast recently, he seems to be all I’m hearing about.
Since I recently began a new program that all but insures impressive gains in strength, especially in the early weeks and months, I figured it was a good idea catalog my Starting Strength…. starting.. strengths.
In my last post, I detailed how I have changed my training program to Mark Rippetoe’s Starting Strength.
“This is because we are training for strength, to increase the force we produce in a big, general movement pattern; we are not training a ‘favorite muscle.’ We are not concerned with our favorite muscles. We do not have favorite muscles.” ~ Mark Rippetoe, Starting Strength Time to change it up!
Time to reassess what I thought I knew about training.
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So, I’ve had my first real Boring But Big squat, overhead press, and deadlift workouts, and all went relatively according to plan. Tonight was installment #4, bench press.
The third installment of my four part series on my first experience with using barbells for Wendler's four main lifts. This is squats.
I hadn't intended on this being a series, but what the hell. My next first, the overhead press.