I have been competitively powerlifting for over 20 years. Within that time I have competed raw, single ply and multi ply. I hold the highest all time total of 1930 at 148, the third highest total of 2045 at 165 and have broken over 35 world records, over 25 of which I still hold. Through the years in this sport I have learned a great deal from various training methods, met and formed long lasting friends, as well as learned the importance of balancing life, work, and training.
Elitefts accepted me as a team member over ten years ago and I am currently the longest standing still competing powerlifter on the site. I appreciate Dave Tate and Elitefts for giving me the opportunity to learn from and teach others through the Q&A and my training log.
In 2005 I opened Orlando Barbell – a 24 hour powerlifting friendly gym. As well as running Orlando Barbell I designed and sell the Home GHR, the OBB Power Handles, the Doorway Home Gym, and wrote the 12 Weeks to a Bigger Bench EBook.
My latest contributions were writing the M2 Method EBook, designed to be the quintessential Raw Powerlifting training manual for beginners to advanced lifters looking to get stronger and prevent injury while incorporating the powerlifts and The M2 Equipped Training Ebook, the only ebook designed specifically for equipped lifters.
I just realized how far behind I am on my training log again. I'll try to get caught up within the next couple of days.
10 mins treadmill
PVC rolled on:
Lower back, shifted to right and left
Upper back, shifted to right and left scapula w/hips up
DB front/lateral/rear delt raise warm up- 10x10x3
Mini Band Shoulder pull aparts and dislocations x12x3
3 Board w/loose Metal Catapult-
High Rep Incline DB Press-
Cable Tricep Pressdowns w/V Bar-
10 mins. Treadmill
Regardless of whether the inflammation around my heart is from my autoimmune disease or not, since I’m on both a friggin ace inhibitor and a beta blocker, I really need to keep working on incorporating more cardio. I just don't like it at all.