“No Woman Should Lift More Than 3 Pounds” – Shawn Mozen

Thats right folks, you read the title right! “No woman should lift more than 3 pounds.” This pearl of wisdom came out of the mouth of Gwyneth Paltrow’s trainer Tracey Anderson during an appearance on Oprah. (Ok before I get bombarded with questions about why I was watching Oprah I will include the usual excuses … Continue reading “No Woman Should Lift More Than 3 Pounds” – Shawn Mozen

Autoregulation: The Future of Training – Mike Turchscherer

My life is not a science experiment.  Yours isn't either.  I have a real family, a real job... real priorities.  And if you're honest, I bet you do too. You see, as I continue to research training, I'm reminded that life doesn't occur in a bubble.  Just because one theory proves to be sound in concept doesn't mean it … Continue reading Autoregulation: The Future of Training – Mike Turchscherer

Why the Microwave Is Affecting Your Progress

I'm posting this article because just yesterday someone asked me, 'What is the most important thing lifting has taught you?' My answer was PATIENCE, just like Ben Sparhawk states here joining our world's need for instant gratification and immediate results with the invention of the microwave. Clever! Enjoy! ........................................................................................................ Article by Ben Sparhawk on EliteFTS Published: June … Continue reading Why the Microwave Is Affecting Your Progress

Top 10 Mistakes Novice Lifters Make

Article by, Matthew Gary  My wife and I are both active members of the USAPL as competitors, coaches, and national referees.  Sioux-z was also recently voted to serve on the USAPL Women’s Committee, which is designed to promote, protect, and serve the interests of  women’s powerlifting.  Together we have 27 years of competitive powerlifting experience under our belts.  With … Continue reading Top 10 Mistakes Novice Lifters Make