Herpes on a First Date

Hello John, Just found your presentation on YouTube, very interesting. I am a strength equipment design engineer. I invented the 1st weight stack machine allowing for anytime weight change, without touching the pin or stopping the exercise. I have a few patents and a number of advanced strength machine concepts that go beyond what is on the conventional market;  I am a big fan of the philosophy "if you want become more functional [...]

By |2018-05-18T06:57:13-06:00May 18th, 2018|Lifting Weights, Power Athlete, Talk to Me Johnnie, WTF?|7 Comments

Amortization Phase

This phase of movement refers to the bridge between the eccentric and concentric phases. The amortization phases uses the stretch shortening cycle (SSC) in production of power, as the length of amortization is a vital component in your ability to display your strength. If the amortization phase is slow, the energy stored during the eccentric phase dissipates, thereby reducing the effect and killing power...

By |2016-06-26T09:56:48-06:00June 26th, 2016|Talk to Me Johnnie, Training|2 Comments

From CFFB to PL’n

If you want to train in the group and their program follows a Monday, Wednesday, Friday split, then train the major lifts on these days. However, make sure you are supplementing these main lifts with plenty of accessory work to keep your volume high. Powerlifting is built around being about to perform 3 main lifts for a single rep. Rugby is a game built around a series of 5-10 second max effort sprint/hits followed by 20-50 seconds...

By |2013-02-02T02:00:40-06:00November 28th, 2011|CrossFit Football, Lifting Weights, Talk to Me Johnnie, Training|7 Comments

Circus Hands

Keep training. You are on the right track, your friends are the ones who are fucked up. Most raw lifters should be able to deadlift more than they squat. Once you approach your limit on the strength curve, you start to see squat numbers matching the deadlift. But this won't happen until you are so far advanced you won't give a shit about this site...If I come across a raw lifter whose squat is equal or more than his deadlift, I assume he does not pull heavy in training. Or he has very small hands and is best suited to join the circus...

By |2013-02-03T04:20:23-06:00October 13th, 2011|Lifting Weights, Talk to Me Johnnie, WTF?|19 Comments