Posts tagged powerlifting
Most common questions... For the Newbies and the Curious!

For the Newbies, and the Curious!

For those who get the courage to go to the gym, but still get butterflies when they walk in for their workout. To those who sometimes become confused with “bro talk” or “gym lingo.” To anyone who just needs a refresher for confidence. These are questions I COMMONLY hear from clients and from people in the gym.

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How to Get Strong 2

So you read How to Get Strong Part 1 and understand the rules, but what is the first thing you should do once you get in the gym?

First and foremost, work on form.

Have you ever lifted before? Do you know you have correct form? Do you think your form is perfect?

I hope you answered no to at least one of those questions, because there is always more work to do when it comes to form for big lifts. There is a continuum of things to work on as you advance and even when you are an advanced lifter you still need to drill technique?

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How to Get Strong

Accept your strengths, and embrace them.

Realize your weaknesses, and get to know them.

Find what you are good at, there will be something. Maybe you have always seen your legs as big, now that you lift, your realized how strong they are and that you kick ass at squatting. EMBRACE THIS. Those legs are not big, those legs are strong, those legs are capable and now make squatting fun! Foster this strength and allow it to continually grow.

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