Two different approaches Today I want to share with you two different approaches to warming up to top weight. The first approach is a lifter that puts 100% effort into every lift including the light weights. They will put 100% into every lift as that… Read More »Maximum Effort? Or… Adjust the Effort to Suit the Intensity?
How do you go about selecting the right competitions for you? Over the years, I’ve had my own frustrations with how a competition calendar is arranged. The level you’re competing at will determine which competition you’re eligible for. If you’re starting to compete, then you’ll… Read More »Selecting the right Competitions
Let’s discuss for a minute how much you know about weightlifting… Do I know everything? Absolutely not. I’ve been in this sport for 3 decades and I am still watching, still observing, and still picking up ideas that I might be able to use to… Read More »Are You Still Learning?
Understand this to help you make progress in the right direction Have you ever wondered how it’s possible to keep progressing over a period of time? Do your performances ever plateau? Do you ever wonder if you are training enough? Or do you sometimes think… Read More »What is Supercompensation?
Let me share with you why I am so particular about technique. Why is it that I am after technical precision for those that I coach? Why is it that I insist we come back to an empty bar before we start loading? Why do… Read More »Why Technical Precision is Necessary
I’m going to share with you some of my weightlifting frustrations that I encounter on a day to day basis. This includes frustrations that I encountered as an athlete, and frustrations that I encounter as a coach. I’m sure you could add to this list,… Read More »Weightlifting Frustrations