3 life lessons from Iron Valley Barbell.

I’ve been to Iron Valley Barbell only twice and I have learned 3 major lessons from the crew and the man himself, Zach Homol. First and foremost I wanna say that experiencing IVB is unlike any other and if you are serious about learning how to lift correctly, get yourself to IVB. If you’re nervous…

Why I train at 5am.

If I wanted to truly separate myself, I needed to do what most people would not be willing to do.

What To Do When Lacking Motivation

We have all been there. Our daily routines have consumed our lives and we feel like we are stuck in a rut. We are lacking motivation to study for a test, eat right, or going to the gym. Everybody will need some sort of inspiration or guide to overcome the lack of motivation, which consumes…

SWOLE Arms.

Yooooo what’s up guys. It’s been awhile since I posted a workout so I figured I’d post a crazy arm workout for y’all tonight. Try this and I swear your arms won’t even have a pump because they’ll be so swole. SWOLE Arms  Seated Rows: 4×12 Tricep Extensions: 3×15 Lighter, just focus on squeezing and…

Having a team.

“Surround yourself with positive people who believe in your dreams, encourage your ideas, support your ambitions, and bring out the best in you.” -Roy Bennett I used to lift by myself all the time and occasionally I’d have a few people workout with me every now and then. They normally weren’t training partners, they were…

Powerlifting Competition

  If you guys follow me on Instagram (@scharpfitness) you probably saw that I am doing an online powerlifting meet at corygfitness.com and I will be competing at 165. I currently weigh 181.0 and that gives me about 57 days to cut 16 pounds and get crazy strong. I was tempted to compete at 181 but…

Why I started chasing my purpose.

“If you believe in God (and I do) you must declare resistance evil, for it prevents us from achieving the life God intended when he endowed each of us with our own unique ideas.” “the War of Art” is written by Steven Pressfield and is about “breaking through the blocks and winning your inner creative…

Pain

There are two types of pain, the type that hurts you and the type that changes you. Something that is difficult to achieve requires a lot of effort, which can be uncomfortable. We like being comfortable, it’s easy. Being comfortable is alright if you want to remain the same. Someone who wants to grow has…

Chest VOLUME

The feedback for “Death by Legs” was great so I’m giving you guys another FULL workout for your chest day. This will LIGHT your chest up! First and foremost check out Zach Homol’s bench videos on YouTube and learn how to bench CORRECTLY.   This workout is going to hit your chest along with your upper…

Death by Legs Workout

Saturdays are for the boys and for leg days. With that being said, I want to give one reason why you should be training legs on Saturdays! I can almost GUARANTEE you ate a cheat meal on Friday night and/or you’re planning on it for Saturday night. Well your glutes are the largest muscle group…