“The trick is to keep breathing 1” Something that helps with dead-lifts and dumbell squats

So, I learned this trick from one of Pavel Tstastoline’s (a.k.a. the evil Russian) books on weightlifting. This technique lies behind many “hard style” Iron Shirt techniques in Chinese Gung Fu, and also forms the basis of some Hatha Yoga techniques as well. Basically it is Breath compression. By using a heavy lifter’s belt whilst […]

Why you, and I, are screwed.

Examine this graph very closely. http://www.urban.org/UploadedPDF/1001082_federal_revenue.pdf ”  ’nuff said…” Both sides of the official political divide, republicans and democrats, have been lying to you and I through their teeth. Whilst we have been shouldering the brunt of federal tax revenues since the bloody 1940’s corporations have been paying an increasing smaller percentage. Frankly, I favor […]