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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 (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 […]

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 […]

THE MIGHTY CORE: PART 3

Core power The exercises are designed for and to improve the rate of force production of the musculature. In core-power training these exercise will prepare you to dynamically stabilize and generate force with more functionally applicable speeds. Cable Rotation Stand with feet shoulders-width apart, knees slightly flexed, toes pointing straight ahead. Hold a cable with […]

THE LAW OF PURE POTENTIALITY

The source of creation is pure consciousness. It is pure potentiality seeking expression from the un-manifested to the manifested. When we realize that our true Self is one of pure potentiality, we align with the power that manifests everything in the universe. Deepak Chopra, The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success