1. Learning the Olympic lifts as a Powerlifter

    Most of the ways people teach the Olympic lifts to lifters seem to be tailored to weak people, who are in the beginning of their lifting career, or really athletic people, who can already move challenging weights during the whole range of motion. I guess in the past this was …

  2. When weekly progression stops working

    It is popular to start strength training with some sort of linear program, like the aptly named Starting Strength program by Mark Rippetoe</a>` and in general, this is a good idea, as it produces consistent results across all age groups and genders. When these programs stop working, many people …

  3. Randomization of tasks and issues

    So a while ago I have read Nassim Taleb's Antifragile surprising, given that it is written in English and quite recent [1]. I cannot quite endorse it yet, as I have read it only once, however, one of the ideas [2] I took away is the following: Living things strive …

  4. Getting protein isn't that hard

    As I wrote before, I consider it imperative to incorporate enough protein in ones diet. For myself I found about 180g–200g per day to be the minimal and perhaps also optimal amount of protein for me in order to function properly. At first these amounts seem large, because if …

  5. My not-todo list

    Almost anyone has a todo list. However, one thing that improved my life much more is thinking about things that I should not do. It can be divided roughly in two parts. One part is mostly about avoiding toxic stuff, which has a negative impact on your life quality beyond …

  6. The best time management tip

    The best time management tip is simply this: Do not waste your time indulging in media. But is it really so simple?

    Until recently I was always quite disappointed when someone mentioned that they watch TV, thinking much lesser of them as a person, at least if they are younger …


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