Weightlifting is like life!!! Fear vs. Courage

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

You don’t deserve SHIT!!!

That's right! You don't deserve shit! And that's the problem with people today who have this entitled attitude that they deserve whatever they think they deserve. And it's all influenced by several factors such as money, status, seniority whatever. "I have this much money so I deserve this!" "I've been here longer than you so … Continue reading You don’t deserve SHIT!!!

Why Strength Matters

Strength matters for several reasons but I want to share with you two types of strength to improve your strength. Those strengths are physical and mental strength. Physical Strength Physical strength matters because it prevents sarcopenia. Sarcopenia is the condition where muscle wasting occurs. If you ever seen seniors in convalescent homes or retirement centers … Continue reading Why Strength Matters

Too much comfort = NO GROWTH

I've been on a routine of waking up first thing in the morning around 5:30am or 6:00am and right out of bed put on my training shoes and do some cardio. No breakfast, no coffee straight to cardio. It's uncomfortable, it's not fun, it WORKS!!! I'm addicted to the outcome. I'm addicted to the energy … Continue reading Too much comfort = NO GROWTH

CARDIO and Weightlifting

Cardio is not a popular word among Olympic Weightlifters. Thoughts of getting smaller, losing strength are what come to mind. Not to mention that for many people it's an extremely boring mindless thing to do. However, there are tremendous benefits of performing cardio and you don't have to lose your gains and it doesn't have … Continue reading CARDIO and Weightlifting

How you get to the Next Level in your training

You get to the gym. You're ready. You want to lift some weights. You want to lift heavy. At least that is what you are thinking. Does that happen? Will it happen? All that will depend upon what you do during training. If you are like a lot of people training can be a very … Continue reading How you get to the Next Level in your training

How confident do you think you are?

Maybe a little? Not much? Or you think you are very confident? It really doesn't matter what everyone else thinks. It matters how you think how confident you are based upon several factors: Experience How much training you have Mindset Experience Confidence is built upon a foundation of experience and training. You might think that's … Continue reading How confident do you think you are?