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”

Setting Intentions To Reach A Goal

Happy New Year! Last year was definitely a strange one for fitness but when there is a setback, the comeback is always stronger. A lot of us lost both muscle and strength, and put on weight but once we get back into our regular activity levels, I’m pretty sure that a lot of us willContinue reading “Setting Intentions To Reach A Goal”

3 Common Mistakes Beginners Make In Their Fitness Journey

As I’ve had a long break from the gym, I’ve been able to reflect more on my fitness journey, the ups and downs, the trials and errors. I wish I had known some things back then to understand more about the longevity of the journey. I will share the behind the scenes of my journeyContinue reading “3 Common Mistakes Beginners Make In Their Fitness Journey”

Shooting September With AfriBix

This post is sponsored by AfriBix. All thoughts and opinions are my own. It’s easy to wear the same gymwear from the same companies because you know how they will fit and look on you. It’s easy to stay in that comfort zone and not venture out of it. Thanks to AfriBix, I can sayContinue reading “Shooting September With AfriBix”

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: Peak Week

  On Monday 12th November, peak week training officially begun. I was surprisingly calm about everything which scared me quite a bit. I had looked over my progress pictures since starting this meet and I was blown out of the water. I had spent five and a half months dieting down for this meet andContinue reading “Training for My First Powerlifting Meet: Peak Week”

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: 3 Weeks Out

  I hope you are speaking your dreams into existence. Again I’m behind on these posts especially as meet day is fast approaching (this Saturday). I will be posting the next two blog posts in this series this week and next week, I’ll post my peak week thoughts and my recap of meet day. IContinue reading “Training for My First Powerlifting Meet: 3 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”