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How This OLD MAN Ended Up in My First POWERLIFTING Meet!

***Help Old School TODAY to continue our critical work promoting natural health, success, and freedom. Please DONATE NOW! Thank you!*** Since I was a young man, I always loved to lift weights. I remember back in high school, when I was preparing to try out for the freshman football team, training with the other guys on an old Universal weight machine. But… Read the rest
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How to Train Safe After An Injury (6 Keys—VIDEO Bonus!)

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“[A] Man’s got to know his limitations”—Clint Eastwood, Magnum Force Don’t you get tired of hearing the mantra, “There’s no limit to what you can do!” (or variations of this)? The fitness industry is downright saturated with this kind of talk. Believe me, I’m an optimistic guy. I believe in miracles. And I know that human beings have an incredible… Read the rest

The Case for Training (Almost) Daily

If it’s important, do it every day. If it’s not important, don’t do it at all.—Dan Gable, legendary wrestler and coach  How often should a man or woman train? That question is asked on every training site, nearly every day. Is there an answer? Does it depend? Yes, it does depend. And good arguments could be made for many different… Read the rest