When Racism Becomes Terrorism

While everyone is talking about the events in Charlottesville this weekend, I’m sitting at home picking my jaw up off the floor. I didn’t need to read a single headline to recognize what I saw in those photos. The events in Charlottesville is and was an act of terrorism. Terrorism on fellow Americans. On American soil. Conducted by other Americans. …

4 Accessory Exercises to Build Up Your Deadlift

Lifting is a lot like a relationship. There’s the courtship period, the honeymoon stage and then the phase where you’re farting in front of each other and discussing feelings. Needless to say, smashing weights is not all rainbows and butterflies. A novice will experience PR after PR initially, but once they get to the intermediate or advanced levels, those PRs …

Getting Started with Barbell Deadlifts

There’s something about the deadlift that makes me turn into Master P and say UGHHHHHHHHHH! It’s powerful, strong; it’s Big Pimpin’ like Jay-Z before he married Beyonce. As much as I love barbell deadlifts, it’s not necessary for every body. There are plenty of variations out there that still work, but if you want to work your way up to …