Water Loading for 2 Hour Weigh-in

The magic really happens in those last 48 hours – see the graph below for a closer look. When I woke up the next day, I weighed exactly 133.6 lbs – I had lost 10 lbs of water weight overnight just from urinating and breathing. That homeostasis time lag

Voice Control Over Myfitnesspal (Mobile)

A 16x faster, eyes-free, hands-free way to track dietary consumption.
2.76 seconds to say “track 1 cup of bananas” to your phone vs. 47.26 seconds of undivided attention to touch the app, navigate to diary, touch “Add Food”, type “banana”, select “1 cup”, and touch “save”.

Road to Deadlift Record

Youtube and Instagram are full of videos showcasing the “what” –
lifters breaking records at meets – but few have shown the story of “how” and “why” the lifter set a record. I’m hoping to begin sharing the how/why story now.

Voice Control Over Myfitnesspal (Wearable)

A 16x faster, eyes-free, hands-free way to track dietary consumption.
2.76 seconds to say “track 1 cup of bananas” vs. 47.26 seconds of undivided attention to open myfitnesspal.com, navigate to diary, click “Add Food”, type “banana”, click “Search” / press Enter, select “1 cup”, and click “Add Food to Diary”.

Adidas Adipower Shoe Review

Until recently, I squatted with 8-year-old Adidas Sambas. Once I decided to compete in USAPL, I realized 1. I wouldn’t be allowed to bench on my toes and 2. I would need some actual shoes for squat. I was going back and forth between the Adipowers and Romaleos, but last month I decided to invest in the Adipowers.

Voice Control Over Myfitnesspal (Desktop)

A 16x faster, eyes-free, hands-free way to track dietary consumption.
2.76 seconds to say “track 1 cup of bananas” vs. 47.26 seconds of undivided attention to open myfitnesspal.com, navigate to diary, click “Add Food”, type “banana”, click “Search” / press Enter, select “1 cup”, and click “Add Food to Diary”.

My First Powerlifting Meet

Dehydrated, 9 lbs under my normal bodyweight, electrolyte concentrations way out of whack, sleep deprived, and terrified – that accurately characterizes my body and mind on meet day. I’ve done soccer tournaments, taekwondo compeitions, and track meets; none of those compare to this experience.