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First powerlifting meet

» by December 16th, 2008 at 10:24 pm » Comments (38)

I did my first powerlifting competition last weekend. It was great fun and I thought I would share my experiences with you. Perhaps it will encourage some of you to enter competitions too, if anything has been holding you back. It would also be interesting to hear from anyone else who competes in powerlifting. The […]



Good habits

» by December 12th, 2008 at 4:27 pm » Comments (13)

  Photo: sarcozona You know what, guys? I am feeling crap at the moment. I am tired, listless and unmotivated. It’s dark and cold outside and it is really difficult to heave my ass out of bed in the morning. I am eating like crap, drinking too much wine and feel a few pounds too […]



Strength standards for women

» by December 3rd, 2008 at 12:14 am » Comments (80)

After a recent discussion here on strength standards for women, I have come up with some standards using the collective wisdom of All Round Strength Training! Click to go straight to table of strength standards for women (below) There’s not much general knowledge about what is “good” for women’s strength training. In many cases, a […]