It was a brutally cold winter night. The year escapes me? 2003, I think..... I took the drive up north into Bergen County, NJ to pick up my first set of Russian Kettlebells, a pair of 53s and a pair of 70s. I remember being nervous, questioning why the hell I just spent $550 (With Discount!!) on only 2 sets of Kettlebells. I was already heavily in debt from years of poor lifestyle decisions but I couldn't stop thinking about using Kettlebells for my training. Since then, it's been well over … [Read more...]
The Soul Lifter, The Iron Man – Where are You?
I started lifting weights back when I was 13, it was 2 weeks before 8th grade was over. I used the weights my older bro had in his room down stairs on an old school Weider Bench. Some of those weights were sand filled and I still remember doing dumbbell benching and sand would fall in my eyes and mouth - ahhhhhhhhh, those were the days :) … [Read more...]