Tip Your Bartender

Tip Your Bartender

Dec 28, 2016

Tip Your Bartender By Josh Hunt The tiredest I have ever been after a powerlifting meet has not been after competing, it has not been after traveling, hell it has not been after traveling and competing, it was after spotting and loading. Seriously, the meets I have helped spot and load have been the most physically demanding weight lifting events I have ever...

Small Incremental Changes

Small Incremental Changes

Dec 4, 2016

Small Incremental Changes   By Josh Hunt   Last month I did something that I had never done before and that is take a legit vacation. Now I’ve traveled and taken time off from work, but in my thirty-four years on this earth I have really never taken time and gone somewhere just to…well relax. This was a new experience for me, I am not used to doing...

The Work-Life-Coffee-Beer Balance Experiences of an Engineering and Gym Entrepeneur

The Work-Life-Coffee-Beer Balance Experiences of an Engineering and Gym Entrepeneur

Oct 16, 2016

In May of 2014, Eric Stone, Joe Atef, our significant others, and I, made the decision to find a location and open our own gym.  Eric, Joe and I put together a partnership agreement, found a location, and kicked it all off with both Joe and I dealing with serious injuries and recovery.  At the time I was the vice president of a technical company and had...

IronAuthority Sponsors 2016 WPC World Powerlifting Championships

IronAuthority Sponsors 2016 WPC World Powerlifting Championships

Oct 9, 2016

You will hear it here first – IronAuthority.com is sponsoring the WPC World Powerlifting Championships and will also provide the livestream for both platforms all seven days of the meet.  The details of the livestream will be announced prior to the meet.  Members of IronAuthority.com and 2XL Powerlifting/Team Stone will be present throughout the week...

The Two-Headed Monster

The Two-Headed Monster

Oct 7, 2016

The Two-Headed Monster By Josh Hunt Years ago when I was busy writing terrible poetry and contrived short stories I came up with an idea that I still like today. This idea is that the day and night is a two-headed monster eating away at our lives and we must face this monster constantly. It is a battle that will end only when we pass on. I think about this...

One supplement you are missing out on

As soon as I brought it home my wife asked me if I was really going to take it. What are you some old man is what I heard. From this I have a feeling you might know what I am taking about, if not it’s fiber. Yes fiber; orange flavored psyllium husk that I mix with water. But why Paul would you take in additional fiber; don’t you get enough with your...

How Not to Train for a World Meet

How Not to Train for a World Meet

Oct 1, 2016

^My Heavy Metal and Power – 20 ton rotor, 40 ton generator, 30 MegaWatts, 13,800 Volts^ Yes, here I go again.  Except this time as a Masters 3. I own a consulting firm that specializes in electrical machines and we have clients world-wide. Projects have been progressing quite well and I was looking forward to a little extra training time. However, just...

THE TRAVELING BRICKHOUSE

THE TRAVELING BRICKHOUSE

Sep 18, 2016

THE TRAVELING BRICKHOUSE This will be a series of articles about my travels to different gyms across the country. I will rate them based on a number of factors, some of which are:   Customer service Quality of equipment Cleanliness, etc.   At the end of each article I will give a simple “Train” or “Pain” as in, pain in the ass to train in.  ...

Recovery

Recovery

Sep 16, 2016

Recovery By Josh Hunt A few days ago I was sitting in my 1970’s bright orange arm chair, in my office (formerly Nerdatorium) reading a comic book, Nighthawk #1 to be precise. In this comic Raymond Kane (a.k.a. Nighthawk) is having a conversation with Tilda Johnson his support/tech/genius/female counterpart and she makes a comment that ‘even Frank Castle (the...

Does Powerlifting Belong in the Olympics

Does Powerlifting Belong in the Olympics

Aug 22, 2016

I discovered that the Olympics had occurred the past few weeks.  Something about the USA dominating, a few swimmers trashing a gas station bathroom, most Russian athletes banned from the games and almost double the gold medals than other countries.  I guess I missed most of it. Yes, you can read into this that after the 2016 Summer Olympics I am less of a fan....

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