The last thing most 37 year old men think of doing is starting to compete in strength sports. Especially those coming from where I was at the time. Nearly 4 years previously I had been in bad car wreck¬†that had left me unable to put weight on my right foot […]

How I Prepared for My First Strongman Contest

    by Chaz Franke MSW, LCSW   In the first part of this writing I wanted to start the open dialogue about the role of self awareness and self acceptance in the arena of strength and fitness training. In introducing this concept we embarked on a journey that took […]

Shadow on the Platform Part 2: Our Destructive Corners