Broke my PR in number of pull ups in a year

I joined Fitocracy, a social media platform for people who exercise and/or weight-lift. Groups can create challenges that have: a goal such as most number of repetitions of a particular workout, or heaviest repetition of a particular workout (e.g. squats or benchpress with the wilks calculator) entrants (i.e. people who have joined the group and accepted … Continue reading Broke my PR in number of pull ups in a year

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How to properly Overhead Press

Check the YouTube video by Megan where she goes over how to set your rack height, how to rest the bar, the bar path of the movement, and how to brace. She also wrote an article version if you want a primer before watching the 6:52 video. Awesome pointers that I would be using the … Continue reading How to properly Overhead Press

Power Hypertrophy Upper Lower (P.H.U.L.) program

Today is the day I start the Power Hypertrophy Upper Lower (P.H.U.L.) program. It’s for Intermediate lifters and you gotta schedule in 4 gym sessions a week. Yup, the gym as I don’t have barbells nor cable machines at home. Working out in the same space as other lifters bring me into that relevant mindset … Continue reading Power Hypertrophy Upper Lower (P.H.U.L.) program