The lessons we learn on the platform well extend into our daily life. It's not just about lifting weights NO!!! We multiply the weight on the bar with the issues, problems or situations we are dealing in life. But the bar is therapy in ways better than a therapist. Lifting as Therapy The bar doesn't … Continue reading Weightlifting is like life!!! Fear vs. Courage
Olympic Weightlifting requires speed, strength, precision, flexibility, timing to lift a weight then stabilize it overhead. It looks very beautiful and amazing no matter the weight and no matter whether the person lifting the weight is male or female. Despite the obvious of getting stronger there is one other thing you can do to improve … Continue reading 1 Tip for better Weightlifting
ATTN: relax, it's just Weightlifting!!! Honestly, I've been in this industry for a very long time and I have seen far more than I needed to see throughout these years. While I wish it was only about the lifting it's not. The American Weightlifting culture is a toxic land of fragile and volatile egos. I've … Continue reading American Weightlifting: more drama less lifting
Remember your last weightlifting meet. Perhaps you're like me and you get nervous. I have been lifting and competing since 2008 and I still get nervous! Perhaps for you the thought of lifting in front of people scares you but you love to lift and you love to be strong. There are two things that … Continue reading Manage Your Emotions for lifting and life
To be good in Weightlifting not only do you need to practice but you need to be good at competing. In addition to the skill of lifting weights (snatch, clean and jerk, squat, presses, jerks, etc) but you must be able to know how to compete. You can have an amazing training cycle preparing you … Continue reading 3 Tips for a better lifting meet
It's been awhile since the last article I wrote. I have been traveling a lot and taking time off from writing but nevertheless thank you for reading my articles. The importance of cycling your training cannot be underestimate in order to make continual progress. The reasons for cycling your training are the following: to avoid … Continue reading Cycling your training to avoid plateaus
Are you scared of your future? Do you get anxiety about what's to come? Does the thought of tomorrow bring fears instead of comfort? In an attempt to draw parallels with life and the platform on the topic of uncertainty I want to demonstrate that the hidden unknown has potential to bring purpose and meaning … Continue reading Does the uncertainty of your life scare you?