• 8 Things You Should Do the Week Before a Powerlifting Meet

    8 Things You Should Do the Week Before a Powerlifting Meet

    Peaking, cutting, sodium manipulation, carb loading, electrolyte replenishment — and we haven’t even mentioned the mental game. The week before a powerlifting meet contains a ton of variables and can be enormously stressful on the lifter, especially if… Read the entire article at Bar Bend.

  • Challenging Attempt Selection Paradigms

    Challenging Attempt Selection Paradigms

    Paulie joins Reactive Training Systems founder Mike Tuchscherer and USAPL Coaching Committee Chairman Matt Gary to discuss attempt selection. What’s possible and what’s likely to happen with different strategies? What training and meet day factors go into attempt selection? Download and subscribe to RTS podcasts.

  • Should You Switch from Weightlifting to Powerlifting?

    Should You Switch from Weightlifting to Powerlifting?

    I’m a mystery to many people, especially in terms of my lifting. What do I do, if I even train at all? The short answer: My initial focus and true love is weightlifting. The slightly longer answer: My initial focus and true love is weightlifting; however, I have wandered into a few periods of strict