Spotlight On Oldetime Strongmen by John Greaves III

As a garage athlete, you have a ton of options when it comes to competing.  The Spotlight On series is an introduction to the many competitive outlets available to garage lifters.  On Thursday, April 21st,  I was honored to be asked to perform repetition deadlifts with God’s Warriors Strength Team a group of performing strongmen […]

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Working Out While Training – By John Greaves III

I know that’s a weird title.   Seems like I just said the same thing twice.  But here me out. What I mean is you should be actively involved in problem solving during your training session if you want to be successful long term.  Working out has developed a bit of a bad rap over the […]

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Lifter, Coach And Training Partner

 Training in a garage gym has many advantages; convenience, no waiting for equipment, as well as no need for childcare if you’re a parent. However, a few shortfalls exist when training in a garage gym as well. One of them is the lack of sufficient training partners. Of course, not all garage gym rats feel […]

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Group Training In Your Garage by John Greaves III

Why Group Training in Your Garage? When I bring up group training in your garage it may take some of you aback. After all, we started this home gym lifestyle to avoid crowds and waiting in line for equipment right? True. But at some point, your neighbors are going to notice that you’re training at […]

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Outtakes: Maliek Derstine by John Greaves III

I’ve had the privilege of interviewing some very strong athletes but sometimes I have to cut material to fit a publication’s space constraints. Well lucky you, because I post those “outtakes” here for your reading pleasure! When I interviewed 181lb champion Maliek Derstine for Power Magazine, I noticed that he was the same height and weight […]

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Don’t Waste Your Money On Bowflex Dumbbells

Disclaimer: I Love Modern Inventions The modern world is great. I’m not one of the people who wish for the good old days, after eight years in the Marine Corps, and more field ops than I care to remember, I’m in love with indoor plumbing and soft toilet paper.  But just as necessity is the […]

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Heal Smarter, Train Harder by Stephanie L. Williams, LMT, NMT

My clients come to me because they cannot move their neck or they cannot tie their shoes. To what degree depends on their lifestyle choices. My biggest challenge as an alternative health care practitioner is getting clients to seek treatment before they are injured. The difficulty with the general population and strength athletes alike is […]

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