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MEN: WHY YOU SHOULD COME TRAIN WITH US AT DSD!

I remember when I first started as a trainee in the Men's DSD Strongman program four plus years ago. In my mind, I had decent lifting numbers on the big three lifts from training alone but soon learned my work capacity was lacking. At DSD, we're in and out of our training session in an […] Read More

Hello DSD, FFR and BCT!

I'm excited to announce I've joined the coaching team with DSD, FFR and BCT! We drove to Lamar, MO to attend a USAW-L1 certification course. I completed the USAW Weightlifting Sports Performance Coaching Certification. Thank you to Coach JC for believing and investing in me. Thanks to my amazing wife Robin for supporting me and […] Read More

USAW-L1 Coaching Certification Course

I wasn't sure what to expect but I was told to be prepared for plenty of hands on training. Practice cuing, practice movements and practice holding various positions. It's amazing how holding these positions taxes the body. I have a fresh perspective and appreciate. This two day course was helpful but the real difference was […] Read More

Training Roundup: 200 Squats, Recovering and Back Work

That picture of that red lifting belt is necessary because I needed it to finish my squats this week. I came nowhere near the 240Ib*15 I barbell squatted last week. I was fighting a virus last week which continued this week but I was slowly recovering as my appetite returned. However, my weight dropped down […] Read More

3 Month Fat Loss Update

Body fat test results are encouraging. Pictures are telling. Down to 14.6% from 16% (taken Feb 16) but the picture on the left in both photos was taken in Jan of 2016. At that point, I was likely greater than 17% body fat and realized I need to focus on one goal. Leaning out. The […] Read More

Training Update: Complete Destruction

  BB Bench: 3*10*warmup 5*5*185 BD Bench: 4*12/10/8/6 Weight (Ib) used: 50, 60, 65, 65 Chin-up: 4*max reps KB SA Floor Press: 4*6*35-45Ib DB SA Row: 4*10*70Ib I was behind the rest of the guys during this session. To finish with prowler shuttles. It was devastating! I was busted bad. BB Back Squat: 30*145 20*150 […] Read More

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