Client Spotlight Success Story: Sandy Tepper

admin 10/20/Life, Articles, Coaching, Friends of PRS, Motivation, Powerlifting, Success Stories/Testimonials

By Sandy Tepper/Friends of PRS “The saddest thing in life is wasted talent” – A Bronx Tale. These words have been stuck in my head for over ten years. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve accomplished a lot of good things in the  sport of powerlifting and am proud of them, but I’ve never been able to get to that next …

Competition Shenanigans: Part II

Daniel Dalenberg Articles, Coaching, Meet Tips, Powerlifting

By Daniel Dalenberg More stories from the warm up room and the platform! After Dain’s recent article about interesting, silly and some downright unintelligible things he had seen over 15+ years of competing, the PRS team decided to all pitch in and do some story telling. It’s all in good fun, anyone who has been competing for very long probably …

Harness Your Internal Fire, But Don’t Burn Yourself

Tucker Loken 10/20/Life, Articles, Coaching, Cutting Weight, Mental Toughness, Motivation, Nutrition, Powerbuilding, Powerlifting, Strength Training

By Tucker Loken There is a big difference between people who have had a successful run in gym athletics and have decided to hang up their trunks, or singlet or what have you, and the people that burn out because of stress and the mentality they have towards competing. We’ve all seen the bikini girl Facebook status where she says …

Pro vs. Amateur

Low Country Strength Articles, Coaching, Meet Tips, Mental Toughness, Motivation, Powerlifting

By Will Kuenzel A recent conversation with a friend in the music industry had us comparing notes between amateurs and professionals.  There’s a very distinct difference in attitude, preparedness, and adaptability.  One is hectic with exceptional amounts of disarray.  The other is amazing at being able to overcome absolutely any scenario.  Experience, of course, goes a long way in helping …

Getting It Right & Getting It Tight: How to Set Up Tight for the Squat

Dain Soppelsa 10/20/Life, Articles, Powerlifting, Quick Tips, Squat, Strength Training

By Dain Soppelsa Something that I’ve learned since I started utilizing the 10/20/Life principles is that it’s worth taking extra time when setting up for my squats and focusing on getting my body tight. I used to just set my feet, grab the bar, set my shoulders and go. The whole process took maybe 15-20 seconds start to finish. I …