My Weightlifting Story

August 27, 2020

When it comes to getting stronger, do we automatically assume that getting bigger means getting stronger?

I used to believe this, if your muscles are bigger, surely they'd be stronger... right?

Well, yes... but actually... no... Allow me to explain.

See to understand this...

April 9, 2019

So, Saturday 6th April 2019 witnessed me donning the spandex for the first time in more years than I care to admit...

And shit did it feel good to be back!! 

I competed at the Ethos Weightlifting Open in Maidenhead alongside 7 other competitors in my heat from 89kg to 10...

February 1, 2019

So as January finishes, so does our first month at the barn, and what a month it has been!! 

Firstly, I'd like to say a very humble and sincere thank you to everyone who helped get us here, from those who helped paint the place and get it ready, to our new members who h...

January 28, 2019

Well, yeah! Just

because it just is! Right?

As a Strength and Conditioning (S&C) coach I get asked (more than you might think) what I believe to be the ultimate test of strength. Usually I won’t let the asker get away with such a ‘cut and shut’ question and will ask for...

September 21, 2018

Olympic Weightlifting is one of those sports that is mostly kept out of mainstream view, maybe because it is a terrible spectator sport, maybe because it’s not as fun as football or rugby, or maybe because it is incredibly niche. Whatever the reason, I think you’ll agr...

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