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I Deadlifted 136kg By Focusing On The Process, Not The Goal

I Deadlifted 136kg By Focusing On The Process, Not The Goal

In August 2015, I boldly proclaimed that I would become a “deadlifting badarse”. In my own world, that meant being able to deadlift 136kg. I struggled with 93kg at the time, so 136kg felt like a dream goal, the kind a four-year-old might blurt out. Then, last week I finally…

Don’t Be Fooled By ‘Protein Cookies’ And Other ‘Protein’ Junk Foods

Don’t Be Fooled By ‘Protein Cookies’ And Other ‘Protein’ Junk Foods

The other day at the gym, I found this bag of peanut butter “protein cookies” and was utterly fascinated by it. The packaging proudly displays “18 grams of protein per bag”, along with every healthy-sounding buzzword there is: Non-GMO, gluten-free and high protein. Let’s not put on airs, bag of…