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Electives

By at February 18, 2015 | 9:32 pm | 0 Comment

During my academic studies after the requisite courses that are required for a degree in your major normally you have a tiny bit of wiggle room to flavor your experience by choosing from a list of “electives”.  Courses which are somewhat related to your major but are not considered core courses required as must for

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Tommy Kono to the rescue

By at February 13, 2015 | 7:56 pm | 0 Comment

Decided to follow the path of success left before me. Tommy Kono – genius and strong, alternated his snatching with periods of …..gasp bodybuilding. Now I am not auditioning for Mr. Olympia, Mr. Virginia or anything else but 1 week of moderate weight supersetting to flush my body all the way out while trimming some

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Finish Strong…not satisfied with 110 lb gain in 5 rep Squat weight

By at February 13, 2015 | 7:37 pm | 0 Comment

Deload week is going well, sometimes I don’t know how far I dug into my reserve until I let my foot off the accelerator. Squat – looking really good at present I have added in 110 lbs to my 5 rep weight in 8 wks….I say this based on training weights I have already worked

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How Dare You !

By at February 11, 2015 | 2:47 am | 0 Comment

Once upon a time there was a jar …..and into the jar I dropped a sand crab. The crab promptly crawled out of the jar. I put the crab back inside and dropped a second crab into the jar. The first crab proceeded to start climbing the jar. The second crab kept pulling the first

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House of Strength Roanoke VA Feb. 21 Breathe! Your Way to Instant Increases

By at February 9, 2015 | 10:07 pm | 0 Comment

I went there, we did a demo with the interns and their experience was no different than the 6,500 people who preceded them. If you decide to roll the dice and attend, for those coming from out of town the guarantee is this…. Your world will be rocked ! No if’s ands or buts. Anyone

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Deload ;)

By at February 9, 2015 | 8:15 pm | 0 Comment

Once upon a time I did not deload. I thought it was soft and I should charge ahead….until my motor exploded. I was wrong…….so very wrong….but that is why you expose yourself to people who know, you always study and you learn the things you can only learn by doing the work yourself. No one

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Staying in the Zone OR “How to not sabotage yourself”

By at January 30, 2015 | 5:26 pm | 0 Comment

It can be challenging to steer yourself into the Zone.  That wonderful place of slow motion, effortless productivity where your very best just seems to happen. Once you actually get in the Zone it is unfortunately very easy to knock yourself out of the Zone. Then you have to attempt to get back into it

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The Killer Instinct, Endgame and the “Struggle”

By at January 28, 2015 | 7:45 pm | 0 Comment

My father was an all-conference defensive tackle at VA Tech, 6’3″ 250 back in the 50’s.  He peaked his military press out at 270 lbs.  A big guy who spent a great deal of my childhood tempering my brain. I remember as a grade school football player him having a serious discussion with me.  He

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Breathe! comes to Roanoke, VA House of Strength Saturday Feb. 21st details inside

By at January 26, 2015 | 12:02 am | 0 Comment

http://houseofstrengthgym.com/russ-moons-breathe-workshop/ House of Strength – Roanoke, Virginia This is where your realization of your potential will begin. Very pleased to announce the Breathe! – Realize Your Full Athletic Potential Workshop Learn the DNS principle based movements which will unlock your Full Athletic Potential…. Group and 1-2-1 Instruction will ensure that you receive your first performance

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Rest-Pause

By at January 22, 2015 | 3:19 pm | 0 Comment

That phrase could have many different meanings to different people. I didn’t invent Rest-Pause and I don’t know who did. I don’t care who did, all I know is there are many variations of this concept that come in handy for me. The first version I encountered was Mike Mentzer’s version in his Heavy Duty

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