Training for My First Powerlifting Meet: Peak Week

Happy Monday friends! 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 … Continue reading Training for My First Powerlifting Meet: Peak Week

Training for My First Powerlifting Meet: 2 Weeks Out

Happy Friday friends! The excitement is real right now!ย 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 … Continue reading Training for My First Powerlifting Meet: 2 Weeks Out

Training for My First Powerlifting Meet: 3 Weeks Out

Happy Tuesday friends! 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 … Continue reading Training for My First Powerlifting Meet: 3 Weeks Out

Training for My First Powerlifting Meet: 4 Weeks Out

Happy Saturday friends! 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 … Continue reading Training for My First Powerlifting Meet: 4 Weeks Out

Training for my First Powerlifting Meet: 5 Weeks Out

Happy Monday friends! I hope you are all having a great start to your week. The reason that this post is late is because I found out three weeks ago that I had been put on the waitlist for the meet I wanted to compete in. I'm not going to lie and say that I … Continue reading Training for my First Powerlifting Meet: 5 Weeks Out

Training for My First Powerlifting Meet: 6 Weeks Out

Happy Saturday friends! I hope you all had a lovely and productive week. 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 … Continue reading Training for My First Powerlifting Meet: 6 Weeks Out

Training for My First Powerlifting Meet: 7 Weeks Out

Happy Monday friends! I'm a week behind with this series so I will be releasing week 6 thoughts on Saturday. You'll get three posts this week and next week back to normal scheduling of two posts a week. Week 7 was really tough for me both mentally and emotionally. I had moments of self-doubt and … Continue reading Training for My First Powerlifting Meet: 7 Weeks Out