Sofia, DEC 7 (REUTERS)-Bulgarian weightlifting suffered another blow on Friday when European youth champion Dayana Dimitrova was banned for life after a second doping offense since April 2017, the Balkan country’s federation said on Friday The international Olympic Committee (IOC) has threatened to remove weightlifting from the Paris 2024 Games if it fails to improve […]

OLD SCHOOL PART-(2)

We’re going to manicure this first workout schedule with old school basics. Monday – Chest BENCH PRESS – Remember when you’re bringing the weight back to the chest do it slowly-do 4 sets of 10 FLIES – Use the amount of weight that you can do this exercise slowly, do 4- sets of 10 PUSH […]

OLD SCHOOL-PART (1)

The old school strategy workouts for Arnold Schwarzenegger, Lou Ferigno, Steve Reeves, Tanoal Reed, David Prowse and a host of others including me. Old school strategy will also work for you, let us begin It is all about push and pull, never working on the same body part for two days straight. The body part […]

Weightlifting News

Weight lifting better for heart health than running, new study finds. Lifting weights is healthier for the heart than going for a run or a walk, new research has found. Scientists looking at the health records of more than 4,000 people have concluded that, while forms of exercise reduce the risk of developing heart disease, […]

BODY AMMUNITION

(1) Point row plank Set up 2 equal- height boxes so you can place your feet on a box and your forearms on another. Get into foream-plank position on the boxes with only your left forearm on the front box. Hold a medium -weight dumbbell in your right hand, arm hanging naturally. This is the […]

DEADLIFT...TRAP-BAR

(1) Hinge the hips, bending the knees as you lower your torso until you can grasp the trap bar with moderate weight. Without your back being round, brace your abs and stand. Squeeze your gluters, then lower back to the start. That’s 1 rep, do 4 sets of 6, rest 1 minute between each set. […]

PROS AND CONS OF STRENGTH MACHINES AND FREEWEIGHTS

MACHINES: Pros: May be less intimidating for certain individuals Can emphasize certain muscle groups for rehabilitation or bodybuilding purposes Various intensities (load) provided in one weight stack Does not require a spotter Provides extra support for special-needs clients Keeps the individual in a fixed plane of motion, which may limit excessive ranges of motion Cons: […]

YOUR DESTINY

“You are what your deep, driving desire is. As your desire is, so is your will. As your will is, so is your deed. As your deed is, so is your destiny.” – Brihadaranyaka Upanishad IV.4.5 May your life be all that you want it to be. Humbly yours Paul Earl  

ELI IS A GREAT PERSONAL TRAINER

Girls and boys I have fantastic news for you. Eli Andler one of the best personal trainers I know, and I know a lot of them. He now has an opening, and this is very good news because he rarely does. If you live in the Boston/Brighton, Massachusetts area, and you want a personal trainer that knows […]

WEIGHTLIFTING NEWS

2018 Asian Games Women’s Weightlifting (-53kg division) gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz lauded the creation of a weightlifting grassroots program in Cebu, and said that several others should follow in her footsteps.   OLYMPIC WEIGHTLIFTING COMPETITION SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY, SEPT. 8 Weightlifters will have the chance to see how they stack up against others in the territory on Saturday, Sept. 8 […]