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Regrouping, Revisiting and Recruiting Help | JDI Journal

It’s been a while but here goes… This one includes some shots of me working with Yasha Kahn who I’ve recently asked to formally coach me as I chronicle this and share what I learn with all of you. Follow him: @yashakahn  ...

“I’m No Superman”

I saw a guy walking down a street the other day with a Superman t-shirt on. Maybe someone bought it for him or maybe he’s a big comic book fan. Maybe he identifies with Superman, in some self-delusion. I used to have a Superman shirt......

When And Why To Use Primer Lifts

Me: “So you want me to set my feet wide in a receiving position, pull the bar all the way up to my chest pulling my elbows as high as possible, make no contact of the bar against my body but keep it very close,......

Admit It, You’re Just Pathetic And You Like To Talk

As you read this, you may think it’s just the ranting of a madman. And to be honest, I’m not so sure it’s not just that. I wrote the three paragraphs that follow at the start of this year. Then I stopped writing, again. I......