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Quality over Quantity

by Thom Van Vleck
I love being in the gym.  When I first caught the “iron bug” I’d spend hours in the Jackson Weightlifing Club gym.  While I would always be training….not all that time was working out.  I recall reading a story about Paul Anderson.  He would rest for up to 15 minutes between sets […]

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Four Corners

by Thom Van Vleck
The Jackson Weightlifting Club has been a big part of my life.  As those who know me will already be aware it was started by my grandfather Dalton Jackson in 1928.  It was just him and some friends who were interested in weightlifting.  They never competed.  They were interested in training to […]

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All Round Mountaineering

by Thom Van Vleck
Chad atop the mountain!
After the recent Highland Games Masters World Championships Chad Ullom joined me on a “Mountaineering” expedition.  Last time I made a pretty epic climb but this time we took it a little easier after such a tough, three day competition. It is my opinion that a true “all rounder” […]

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The Gada: Part III

by Thom Van Vleck
Dalton would do any kind of movement he did with a dumbbell with his modified "Gada" or "Indian Club" dumbbells.
In part three I said I’d get to how you would train Dalton Jackson style with the Gada.  I first want to explain to you that his is not intended to […]

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