Despite research indicating that strength training is not only safe but desirable for young people many parents are concerned about their children training with weights. That concern increases if the child is exposed to powerlifting through an older relative or maybe a CrossFit gym event. I talked to top ten Super Heavyweight, James “Pit Bull” Searcy about his opinion on the issue as both an athlete with thirty-six years in the sport and a coach to younger athletes. Check out the full article on Powerlifting Watch!
John Greaves III writes for a variety of outlets including Power Magazine, StrengthAdvocate.com and Powerlifting Watch. He is the founder of Garage Gym Life and has authored two fiction books involving powerlifting both of which are available on Amazon.com. He is a record holding Masters powerlifter, a combat veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom, a former Marine Corps Martial Arts Instructor and was a silver medalist at the 2001 International Kickboxing Federation National Championships. He is constantly seeking out interesting people who have rejected an average life in favor of building an extraordinary legacy. John’s been training for twenty-three years and from a garage gym for sixteen. You can contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.