Training For A Mock Powerlifting Meet

Happy September! It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Summer is coming to an end (this summer has been very underwhelming) but that signals the start of Worlds and the big championship meets in the powerlifting industry. Although powerlifting isn’t a seasonal sport, everyone has their own carved out seasons for off-season and on-season.Continue reading “Training For A Mock Powerlifting Meet”

How To Do An AMRAP in Strength Training?

I feel like I just blinked and August is already coming to an end. That means back to school, back to hitting goals if you took the summer off and back to training. I finished my off-season about three weeks and have started prepping for my mock meet in January. I will be having 20Continue reading “How To Do An AMRAP in Strength Training?”

How To Warm Up For A Leg Day Workout?

I wanted to share with you my routine to warm up for a leg day workout. I receive a number of questions asking me how I warm up before a training session. Most of these exercises that I am going to share can be used for any leg day session that you have regardless ifContinue reading “How To Warm Up For A Leg Day Workout?”

5 Things You Should Focus On To Build Muscle

It’s been over eight years since I started my fitness journey and I have learnt so many lessons along the way. I have been conscious throughout the years to reflect on my choices and also accept that I have made mistakes, which either led me down the wrong path to make some more poor decisions,Continue reading “5 Things You Should Focus On To Build Muscle”

My Transformation Story: 2013 to 2021

I don’t think I have ever shared my transformation story on my blog before, which is very strange, as my blog was birthed from it. I celebrated my 8 years of lifting in January 2021 and it’s so weird to look back and see how much I have grown and changed. It’s also a blessingContinue reading “My Transformation Story: 2013 to 2021”

What is Powerlifting and How To Get Started?

I unapologetically love powerlifting and it is one of the best investments that I have ever made in my life. Over the years, I have shared my journey to my first powerlifting meet and I have competed in my second meet in August 2019. I have received so many questions over the last three yearsContinue reading “What is Powerlifting and How To Get Started?”

Choosing Deadlift Shoes for Powerlifting

For powerlifting, the shoes that you wear are just as important as the belt that you choose to buy. Deadlifts is one of the most popular lifts out that recruit a lot of muscles in your lower body and back. One of the key techniques for deadlifting is shortening the range of motion so youContinue reading “Choosing Deadlift Shoes for Powerlifting”

Training for My First Powerlifting Meet: Meet Day

  …And that’s a wrap! Meet day came by slow and went by fast. A lot faster than I expected. My nerves hit me right before I got on the platform and I didn’t get the results I wanted. I’m usually pretty harsh on myself but with my support team there with me and theContinue reading “Training for My First Powerlifting Meet: Meet Day”

Training for My First Powerlifting Meet: 2 Weeks Out

  The excitement is real right now! I’m 2 weeks out and strength just keeps on going up. I’ll have to admit that I am feeling tired and my energy levels are not as high as they have been in the past. Focusing on dialing in, sleep, recovery and nutrition are my priority as I getContinue reading “Training for My First Powerlifting Meet: 2 Weeks Out”