Strength Sports and Your Identity

Strength Sports and Your Identity

It’s no secret that strength sports, in particular powerlifting and strongman, tends to attract a lot of ‘misfits’. This is one thing I particularly love; whether you’re a big and tall man or woman who is finally finding that you have no need...
Strength Sports and Your Identity

Row Like Hell

As somebody who has coached for a few years, patterns among clients and athletes I have coached, helped out with or just observed over a long period of time become fairly evident. Nowhere is this more telling than in following female athletes who seem to excel towards...
Strength Sports and Your Identity

Look For the Causes, not the Effects

One thing which I have found time and time again – disregarding acute injuries, incorrect lifting technique isn’t typically the CAUSE of injuries in the gym, but an EFFECT of the summation of everything you do in your day to day life.  As an...
Strength Sports and Your Identity

Mindset for training and competing

Often I’m asked (and see others asked) about what they’re thinking when they’re about to attempt a new 1RM or heavy set. People always bang on about how they ‘knew’ they had the lift before it even began, or had no doubt they would fail....