Athlete Blogs

​Becoming an Athlete 2/3

Posted by Barzeen Vaziri on 11th Jan 2017

This is part two in a three-part series on the journey of being a regular gym rat to being a top-ranked athlete. My journey was in powerlifting but the journey is the same for most strength sports. As … read more

Becoming an Athlete 1/3

Posted by Barzeen Vaziri on 15th Dec 2016

This is part one in a three-part series on the journey of being a regular gym rat to being a top-ranked athlete. My journey was in powerlifting but while most of the journey is the same for most stren … read more
SO YOU WANT TO COMPETE?

SO YOU WANT TO COMPETE?

Posted by Jasen Ono on 10th Nov 2016

My advice from my own experiences in 2016 I want you to acknowledge this article if you’re interested in competing, what you could possibly encounter and how to handle the situations. Looking b … read more

The Mental Game

Posted by Behzad Bakhshandeh on 6th Sep 2016

Last year I got hurt pretty bad. Every specialist with initials next to their name told me that I would not be able to compete in a strength sport for either a while or ever again. Being 24 at the t … read more
Raw Vs. Geared Powerlifting

Raw Vs. Geared Powerlifting

Posted by Barzeen Vaziri on 10th Jun 2016

In the beginning there was just powerlifting and everyone did whatever they could to get an advantage. In the late 70s there were guys wrapping tennis balls behind their knees to get more rebound, and … read more