In part 1, I focused on how to set up a basic log. Here, I hope to pass on a few useful tricks I found that transformed my log from a passive tool to an active one that helps me focus in the gym, tighten my technique, and prevent injury. Continue reading Critical Gear: The Training Log Pt. 2
This is a cautionary and (I hope) humorous tale about bench press safety. Continue reading Tales From the Gym
Any time I train with someone who is just starting to get serious, I get this question: “So what equipment do I really need?” There are certainly a few tools that are hugely helpful to a strength trainee: good lifting shoes, a belt, and chalk tend to top the list.
Still, as I got to thinking about the question, wondered: if I could pick only one “accessory,” one training aid to use for the rest of my training career, what would it be? Continue reading Critical Gear: The Training Log