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Training at Home - Quote

“I have the following suggestion for an apartment dweller who wonders if the clanging of iron plates would cause disturbance to the folks downstairs. Get a place on the ground floor, or better still, threaten the neighbors below into cooperation. If they have children, find where they attend school. When puncturing tires after night, remember, most people only carry one spare. Pets can be poisoned easily. Alternately, try the opposite approach and offer to do favors. Is the man of the house neglecting his wife? You can remedy that issue quickly. Does he lack a drinking buddy on the weekends? Be creative.”

  • Bradley Steiner, from the book Powerlifting

I like Bradley Steiner’s writing.

I read an article called Powerlifting, it was 8 parts, I guess it was from that book.

I remember another funny quote about empty beer cans…lemme google it.

AH, here it is, pure poetry!:

“You see, squatting does it all. Honest. It builds one?s capacity for strength in the bench press and deadlift. It builds muscle. It builds character. The squat has built more solid men than all the other bodybuilding exercises put together. It is a fabulous overall health builder and it will build an armor-clad heart, lungs like mighty engines, the all-round robust well-being of a lumberjack and it can turn empty beer cans into ascended beings who order the universe secretly while we sleep.”

[quote]Nards wrote:
AH, here it is, pure poetry!:

“You see, squatting does it all. Honest. It builds one?s capacity for strength in the bench press and deadlift. It builds muscle. It builds character. The squat has built more solid men than all the other bodybuilding exercises put together. It is a fabulous overall health builder and it will build an armor-clad heart, lungs like mighty engines, the all-round robust well-being of a lumberjack and it can turn empty beer cans into ascended beings who order the universe secretly while we sleep.”[/quote]

That’s fucking wonderful. A lot of writers seem attracted to the weight game, or perhaps it’s the other way around.