Are you mentally strong? Mental Strength for Weightlifting

Weightlifting is very, very mental. Despite that, we don't place enough value in the mental aspect of training. Yes our coaches tell us coaching cues such as keep the bar close, finish the pull yada yada yada. I'm not saying that's not important but if you ask any high level professional Weightlifter they will tell … Continue reading Are you mentally strong? Mental Strength for Weightlifting

Powerful Technique to Eliminate Negative Thinking

Everyday we are exposed the external world and the messages that we receive and interpret. No one is immune as much as we'd like to think. However, there are things that are in our control that we can put into effect in order to counter negative messages that turn into negative thinking. Preparation During my … Continue reading Powerful Technique to Eliminate Negative Thinking

Life Lessons learned on the platform

The lessons learned on the platform extend far beyond training or competition. They are part of our life. I've been lifting for 10 years now and to this day I still enjoy it very much. However, there are life long lessons learned on the platform that have extended into my personal life. Below are a … Continue reading Life Lessons learned on the platform

Does your training environment suck?

Maybe it isn't your training environment. Maybe it's YOU!!!! You think that it's the music or it's the people who aren't bringing energy to the gym. But I have to ask: What are YOU bringing? What are you giving? What are you doing at the gym? Who are you helping? It all starts with YOU … Continue reading Does your training environment suck?