These are the tools I recommend to help you get fitter, stronger and look and feel better than you ever thought possible. These tools helped me lose 75 pounds in 6 months and fight depression without antidepressants at the same time. They changed my life. My results are not special, they will do the same for you.
Body Composition Scales
Strength Training Equipment
Squat and Deadlift Gear
- You can see the middle of your foot for the deadlift setup.
- Deadlift socks are allowed in USA powerlifting competitions while deadlift pants are not.
Deadlift Support Weight Belt – this belt ensures your back, abs and entire core are evenly stabilized for extra power and strength, especially for deadlifting heavier weights.
Rip Toned Wrist StrapsRip Toned Wrist Straps – the only training straps endorsed by 2014 World Champion Powerlifter Kevin Weiss. Eliminate grip strength fatigue from getting in the way of your deadlift progress.
XMark Fitness XMat Ultra Thick Equipment Mat – you may need a heavy duty mat to protect your floor.
Power Rack – Squats are one of the most powerful exercises to change your body from fat to fit. If you are going to squat, you must use a power rack. Especially if you are lifting alone, and even if you have a spotter. Safety first, because if you get hurt, there goes your body transformation. To squat safely, you need to use a power rack at the gym or your own Power Rack in your basement or garage like this one which has many excellent reviews.
Great Body and Life Transformation Books
Starting Strength: Basic Barbell Training, 3rd Edition – my favorite weight training book to learn the essential powerlifting and strength training lifts; deadlift, squat, bench press and how to lift with correct form and successful progressive resistance training.
Underground Secrets To Faster Running Paperback – November 2, 2005 by – High school phenomenon and Olympic Gold Medalist Allyson Felix used this strength training system to run the fastest 200 meters in the world in 2003. Based upon physiology and physics, it incorporates the most recent studies in running mechanics. This training program will dramatically increase running speed, jumping height and muscle power for all athletes. If you are not familiar with Allyson Felix or her deadlifting prowess and how it helped her become an Olympic athlete, read this article.
Crossing the Bridge From Depression to Life Are you stuck in depression? When you are down because of obesity or the trauma of divorce, estrangement or career loss, you might feel like you have lost everything, including the will to live. Crossing the Bridge From Depression to Life takes you on a journey from discouraged and despondent to a fitter, stronger, more productive life.