A few weeks ago at the all African games I heard one of the athletes say "why do you say light weight to the athlete who is lifting." My answer to this was because when you walk onto the platform you need to know you can do the weight that is put on the bar … Continue reading Weightlifting Cues For Success
"2017 Weightlifting World Championships" In over 20 years in Sport and going from Martial arts to Weightlifting and some Crossfit in between. I have had numerous methods of psyching myself up. Everyone has their own little ways or rituals they do before a lift or before a fight that gets them “in the zone” and … Continue reading WHAT GETS YOU PSYCHED UP??
“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work and learning from failure.” – Colin Powell This quote stands out for me because after 20 years in elite sports I still come in and work my butt off daily to reach my goals. Yes sure you walk into the gym … Continue reading Your Values, Dreams And Goals As An Athlete And Coach
What exercises do you favour most? For me at the moment it varies weekly. I find some weeks I favour the snatch other weeks or days I favour the Clean and jerk. Some people have a specific lift they favour most of the time. I guess it all depends on how much these exercises can … Continue reading Saturday Weightlifting Workout
Overnight Performance Oats This recipe has become more than just a once off experiment. It has now become an everyday meal before my morning training sessions. The best part is I stay full and have energy for up to 4 hours after I had my breakfast oats. I am a gluten free athlete due to … Continue reading Overnight Performance Oats