Athlete Journals

Be Nice to Your Body (Athlete Journal 34)

This week was a mixed bag of success and difficulty, with solid back squat and snatch workouts.

One of My Best Tournaments Yet (Athlete Journal 43)

After my competition last week at the New York Open, I can't wait to get back out there and do my thing.

What Have You Done For Me Lately? (Athlete Journal 100)

The most successful people keep constant pressure on themselves. This is the price that must be paid for excellence.

Tournament Preparation Pays Off (Athlete Journal 29)

Thirteen weeks of traveling, rolling, drilling, dieting, and killing my strength and conditioning program all came together this week at the New York Open.

If You Want to Win, Face Your Fears (Athlete Journal 23)

Two weekends ago I traded my barbell for a pair of heels. It was a last-minute decision, but a good one.

The Week Before the New York Open (Athlete Journal 42)

Aside from a minor back strain, I'm feeling confident and ready for the New York Open this weekend.

Expand Your Perspective (Athlete Journal 99)

To be successful in lifting, you have to use the greatest amount of intensity that you can sustain long-term.

Put Up or Shut Up (Athlete Journal 28)

This weekend I will not lose due to lack of training, conditioning, nutrition, or focus. I won’t lose because I beat myself.

5 Training Tips From Champion Powerlifter Chris Duffin

Chris Duffin is a really strong guy, and his training logs provide a lot of insight for anyone who wants to get stronger.

Training Highs and Lows (Athlete Journal 33)

Some days I feel confident and walk away from my training with a smile, and others are more of a challenge. The key is to keep my momentum.

I Found My True Passion (Athlete Journal 41)

My training this week was pretty much the same as last week, but I had some new insights about my future career.

Contrast Promotes Recovery (Athlete Journal 98)

Take a look at my training plan, and you'll notice I vary movements, sets, and reps throughout the week. Here's why.

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