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 About?

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 About?”

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”

Training for My First Powerlifting Meet: 4 Weeks Out

  Accidents can happen anywhere to anyone and I’m not exempt from that. I’ve been fortunate enough to have not experienced any serious injuries in my nearly six years of lifting. Two weeks ago on Wednesday, the bar missed the rack and fell on one side of my face whilst benching. Although I came awayContinue reading “Training for My First Powerlifting Meet: 4 Weeks Out”

Training for My First Powerlifting Meet: 6 Weeks Out

This week’s training week started on a higher note than last week. That mental shift and reset was all I needed to get back into gear with regards to training, nutrition and my overall well-being. In fitness, we tend to focus more on the physical aspect of things and push the mental side on theContinue reading “Training for My First Powerlifting Meet: 6 Weeks Out”

Progressive Overload: The How-To & 4 Methods

Bringing a training-related post that has helped me grow in the last year. My training programme focuses on strength & hypertrophy (gaining muscle) by incorporating progressive overload. What is it? 🤔 Progressive overload is the gradual increase of stress placed upon the body during exercise. In order to get bigger and stronger, you have toContinue reading “Progressive Overload: The How-To & 4 Methods”