The Beauty In My Strength a Sherine Marcelle Project

The Beauty In My Strength a Sherine Marcelle Project

Mar 25, 2017

This is the complete video celebrating women in powerlifting by Sherine Marcelle.  The project was filmed on location at MVB (Mount Vernon Barbell) with financial sponsorship from IronAuthority.com and 2XL Strength & Fitness and t-shirts provided by Apeman Strong. With the amount of misinformation concerning women who physically challenge themselves in...

Brian Carroll’s 10-20-Life Review

Brian Carroll’s 10-20-Life Review

Aug 23, 2016

I received a call some time ago asking for some information on how Brian Carroll’s book, 10/20/Life could be put into print. We had a quick chat and emails identifying that he was looking for a printer and not a publisher. As I was aware that one of my partners at 2XL Powerlifting, Eric Stone, has been using the program I was intrigued. Brian sent a copy of the...

Cryogenically Frozen After Bench Training

Cryogenically Frozen After Bench Training

Apr 21, 2015

^^Mike Womack and I at Lockout Gym My latest travels took me to Dallas, Texas, for business. I headed down a little early so that I could meet up with Mike Womack, the inventor of the Bench Daddy and the Killer B bench shirt. Mike coached three of us with the Killer B which I took the 2-ply to 405 and the 4-ply to 455lbs as I did my heavy benching a few days...

Taking the Bench Daddy Killer B for a Ride

Taking the Bench Daddy Killer B for a Ride

Feb 1, 2015

^^The Bench Daddy Killer B competition legal One day before the 2014 WPC Worlds one of my teammates, Paul ‘Rup’ Rupright, brought a Bench Daddy in for us to incorporate into training.  It was set up so that there was a single and a double loop.   Prior to this I had used a Sling Shot and a Super Ram for bench assistance.  When we hit the double loop...

Twin Cities Barbell

Twin Cities Barbell

Jan 27, 2015

The Relentless Kickoff was held on January 24, 2015, and the day started with a general training session for the participating lifters at Twin Cities Barbell owned by Gregg and Debbie Damminga.  The gym is located at 1959 Shawnee Rd, Unit 155, Eagan, MN and is about 3000 square feet of raw powerlifting and accessory equipment.  Sporting competition grade...

Pull for Pups at Jakked Gym

Pull for Pups at Jakked Gym

Jan 11, 2015

Held at Jakked Gym in Aurora, Illinois, the Pull for Pups fundraiser brought in funds, supplies and the potential for adoption with a little lifting.  The event included tire and axle team deadlifts.  While I wasn’t able to stick around for the whole meet, I did get to talk to owners Byron and Tami Hicks who brought the fundraiser back to life after three...

Use of Infrared as a Training Tool

Use of Infrared as a Training Tool

Nov 2, 2014

^^Gotta Love New Toys! During an industry conference a new toy came to my attention – the FLIR One infrared camera which attaches to the iPhone 5/5S.  Mind you, I am no stranger to the use of infrared analysis as it is one of a number of technologies that I use in business.  However, in this case, I though that I would put a few ideas to the test. ^^Cool!...

Checking Out the Earthquake Bar!

Checking Out the Earthquake Bar!

Oct 17, 2014

You darn well know we had to try this thing out!  Ordered from Rogue Fitness and delivered in three days!  Not too shabby there at all! Following a de-load bench day prior to a rest week 4 weeks out from WPC Worlds – we gave it a shot.  So, picture this – well, no, you don’t have to… watch this… ^^My first attempt with the...

Bench Blokz Review at 2XL Powerlifting

Bench Blokz Review at 2XL Powerlifting

Sep 26, 2014

^^The Bench Blokz 5, 4, 3, 2 and +1 Set After a few sessions where we had a choice between additional spotters or someone to hold boards, it was time to evaluate another option.  Having noted that my sponsor, IronAuthority.com, advertised an item called Bench Blokz,, and knowing that Brady Stewart evaluates all advertisers, we invested in a set for Team Stone...

A Visit to Detroit Barbell

A Visit to Detroit Barbell

May 20, 2014

During a business trip to the Detroit area I made plans to visit Detroit Barbell to visit Tommy Westhoff and drop off a few signed copies of ‘Ernie Frantz’s Ten Commandments of Powerlifting’ for the now-famous Relentless Detroit meet.  You haven’t heard about Relentless Detroit?  Well, search it on Google, Facebook, just about any...

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