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February 16, 2019

Why is good lifting technique important?

Why is good lifting technique important?

This can seem like a silly question, but it’s important to remind ourselves of the reasons why it’s important to lift weights with good technique.⁣ ⁣ In my own pursuit of competing at a higher level in weightlifting, my technique on certain lifts declined, as the intensities increased. This ultimately contributed towards a lower back read on


Weightlifting: The importance of group culture for a solitary activity

Weightlifting: The importance of group culture for a solitary activity

Lifting weights is a solitary pursuit. Something that needs to be done with focus, on your own. It’s just you and the barbell.⁣ ⁣ Much of my work involves working one to one with people, coaching to their individual needs. I really enjoy the opportunity to be able to make a big impact on individuals read on


February 15, 2019

“How many sets and reps do I need to do?” – Daily Undulating Periodisation (DUP)

“How many sets and reps do I need to do?” – Daily Undulating Periodisation (DUP)

The answer is always: “It depends” on:⁣⁣ ⁣⁣ – The experience and skill level of the lifter⁣⁣ – The exercise⁣⁣ – The goals⁣⁣ – Proximity to competition/conclusion of programme etc..⁣ ⁣⁣ For a beginner, an example would be 3 sets of 12, starting light and gradually increasing the weight every session. This is an example read on






March 1, 2017

Cut fats, lift weights and get leaner!

Cut fats, lift weights and get leaner!

Recently I’ve dropped over 3kg (half a stone) within just four weeks. Read on to find out how and why I did this…   After finishing 9th at the English Weightlifting Championships at the end of this January, I decided to look into whether to drop down from the 85kg to the 77kg category to read on