In addition to columnist Alex Mullan, welcome Bryan Doberdruk to Team elitefts!

Bryan is the co-owner of The Strength Lab in Wilmington, OH — a 15,000 square foot sports performance gym. He trains eight-year-old children through collegiate and professional athletes. Bryan has a bachelor's degree in exercise science from Shawnee State University. Other education and certifications include: Parisi Speed School Sports Performance Coach, USA Weightlifting Certified Sports Performance Coach, International Youth Conditioning Association certified Youth Fitness Specialist, and Crossfit Level 1 Trainer.

Weighing 220 pounds, raw with wraps, his best lifts include a 640-pound squat, 430-pound bench, and 750-pound deadlift.

More about Bryan

Currently, Bryan is preparing for the XPC 21 Deadlift Salute (deadlift-only meet) on the main stage at the Arnold. From now till March his training log will reflect his deadlift prep. Read My First Training Cycle at the S4 Compound to learn more!