Powerlifting Toward Wellness

08/26/2007 Matthew Gary 0

Current statistics report approximately 70% of all deaths in the United States are caused by cardiovascular disease and cancer. A sustained wellness program of compound exercises, combined with appropriate eating habits, can help prevent death from these causes. Exercise selection is the foundation of any strength training program. One question I’m frequently asked is, “What exercises do you recommend?” My stock reply is, “Choose a compound movement that targets the muscle groups you want to Read More

Top 10 Mistakes Novice Lifters Make

03/06/2007 Matthew Gary 0

Novice lifters make numerous mistakes that impair their overall performance. Fortunately most, if not all, of these mistakes are both avoidable and reparable. My wife and I are both active members of the USAPL (USA Powerlifting) as competitors, coaches, and national referees. Sioux-z was also recently voted to serve on the USAPL Women’s Committee, which is designed to promote, protect, and serve the interests of women’s powerlifting. Together we have 27 years of competitive powerlifting Read More

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