author AJ is an accomplished athlete in the sport of powerlifting, and is currently ranked as one of the top 100 powerlifters in the world in two separate weight classes. His best lifts include a 1008 lb squat, 710 lb bench press, 705 lb dead lift and a 2423 lb total. Currently AJ is the General manager at a health club in Owensboro, KY.

He previously was a NCAA Division I Strength & Conditioning Coach at the University of Idaho and also served as editor for Sports Specific, one of the largest sports training Web site’s in the world.