My Current Training Split: Push/Pull/Legs

I recently showed a ‘Day In The Life’ on my Instagram stories and explained what my training split looked like. If you are new here, I started training as a powerlifter in 2018 before competing in my first meet at the end of that year. Since then, I have done a second meet and currentlyContinue reading “My Current Training Split: Push/Pull/Legs”

Why Am I Not Making Progress?

One of the most frequent questions that I asked at the beginning of my fitness journey was ‘Why Am I Not Making Progress?’ I remember getting frustrated with the lack of it despite training with a programme that utilised progressive overload. Over the years, I learnt that what I did outside that gym played aContinue reading “Why Am I Not Making Progress?”

How To Warm Up For An Upper Body Day?

I wanted to share with you my warm up routine for an upper body day. Recently I shared my warm up routine for a lower body/leg day. This is what I do whenever I am about to train the bench press but I use it for upper body in general as it primes the workingContinue reading “How To Warm Up For An Upper Body Day?”

What I Eat For Breakfast Before I Train For Optimum Performance

As a powerlifter that loves to train first thing in the morning, I’m here to tell you that it is all down to personal preference. I know that many of us have heard statements such as ‘You shouldn’t train on an empty stomach’ or ‘Training fasted helps you lose weight’ – I can tell youContinue reading “What I Eat For Breakfast Before I Train For Optimum Performance”

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?”

Answering my Most Asked Fitness Questions

I do quite a few of the drop a question into the box on my Instagram Stories and a lot of the questions I receive are heavily related to health and nutrition. Some days I get a lot of questions and it can take me a whole day to go through them all. I wantContinue reading “Answering my Most Asked Fitness Questions”

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”

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: 8 Weeks Out

I’m starting a new series on this blog for the next eight weeks to document my journey to my first powerlifting meet. For those of you who don’t know what powerlifting is, it is a strength sport that consists of three attempts at maximal weight on three main lifts –  back squat, bench and deadliftContinue reading “Training For My First Powerlifting Meet: 8 Weeks Out”