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Getting Ready for the Platform, Part 3 of 3

Getting Ready for the Platform, Part 3 of 3

Posted by Marshall "Freakshow" Johnson on 12th Nov 2015

Don't Fear FailureDo not let the fear of failure affect your training or performance. Failure will happen, it does to everyone, no one is immune. The people who achieve great things know this and they … read more
Getting Ready for the Platform, Part 2 of 3

Getting Ready for the Platform, Part 2 of 3

Posted by Marshall "Freakshow" Johnson on 5th Nov 2015

Scared of ChangeA large majority of the population is scared to death of change, scared of new methods, and definitely afraid of training through pain. You don’t get an extra white light on the platfo … read more
Getting Ready for the Platform, Part 1 of 3

Getting Ready for the Platform, Part 1 of 3

Posted by Marshall "Freakshow" Johnson on 29th Oct 2015

More often than not, I have been my own worst enemy in preparing for the platform. There are many ways to sabotage yourself in preparing for a meet. I have only been a power lifter for about three yea … read more

NUBREED KNOWLEDGE: Simple Trick for Leg Presses

Posted by Jasen Ono (NuBreed Freak) on 22nd Oct 2015

Have you ever had pain in your lower back while leg pressing?  That pesky machine can be a little difficult if you aren't consciously aware of your posture while sitting in the contraption. &n … read more

NUBREED KNOWLEDGE: IMPORTANCE OF A CONSISTENT ROUTINE

Posted by David "The Beast" Douglas on 14th Oct 2015

In squatting, breath control is extremely important, but not as important as keeping a consistent routine with the bar. I don't care if you slap your knee 3 times and stomp your feet 3 times before yo … read more