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October 15, 2021

HOW TO EXCEL AT POWERLIFTING IN ADELAIDE

There are a lot of things that you can be doing to make your lifting career a lot more enjoyable especially if you are only just starting out.
July 26, 2021

2 Reasons to Stop Pushing Your Chin Forward When You Thrust

When we cue the chin to drive forward and down in the thrust we are really creating a big misunderstanding of what is really happening.
June 30, 2021

3 Keys to Long Term Success in Powerlifting

The truth is that working with weights can be challenging and often harsh - many people aren’t ready to hear that it will likely take a significant investment of time to get strong.
June 23, 2021

The Bench Press Bible – Part 3: Shoulder Flexion & Dynamic Shoulder Movement

Let us now look to finish by taking a look at the role of shoulder flexion & global movement.
June 9, 2021

The Bench Press Bible – Part 2: Scapular Glide & Movement Strategies

Diving deeper into why many ideas around effective bench pressing are miscommunicated
June 1, 2021

The Bench Press Bible – Part 1: The Rib Cage & Breathing

From the surface view the bench press can seem to be a fairly primitive movement.
May 28, 2021

CanFitPro 2021 Global Conference!

It’s an incredibly surreal announcement, but in August I will be presenting at the CanFitPro Global Conference.
May 3, 2021

3 REASONS TO COMPETE EARLY & OFTEN

When people start they often have a great hesitation to immediately compete, which is fair – we always want to see our clients do well.
April 9, 2021

Chasing The Dragon: Why Tonnage Is Holding You Back (Pt.1)

For a long time, the dialogue in lifting has revolved largely around how much weight someone is moving week to week, and how we can simply go about increasing that number in a given week.
April 9, 2021

Chasing The Dragon: Why Tonnage Is Holding You Back (Pt.2)

In the first part of this discussion, I described some of the reasons why I think there are physical limitations to having a narrow focus on tonnage as the main driver of progress in your lifting – we need to look more broadly and at a variety of factors if we are going to achieve real long-term success
April 9, 2021

Nutrition and Vulnerability: Part of Playing the Game Means Learning to Lose

I work with a variety of people on their nutrition – mostly lifters looking to achieve a specific body composition or weight class for competition, but also others that are simply wanting to lose weight for one reason or another.
April 8, 2021

The Way out is Rarely Through: Let’s Rethink How We De-load

If you had asked me early on in my lifting career what I thought of deloading, or periods of lowered volume and/or intensity in order to increase recovery, I’d have groaned, rolled my eyes, and begrudgingly told you that “Yes, I use them” in the same way that I also brush my teeth every night and take my vitamins in the mornings.
April 7, 2021

Positive Attitudes Leave Clues: Creating Belief Systems in Lifting (Pt.1)

You’re in the gym or on the platform, and you’re setting up for a big lift. You’ve been hunting this one for a long time, and you’ve thought about it all week. Your warm ups moved well, and there’s no reason why you shouldn’t be able to lift that bar. I mean, your warm ups felt alright.
April 6, 2021

Positive Attitudes Leave Clues: Creating Belief Systems in Lifting (Pt.2)

In Part 2, I am going to elaborate on how we start to use this building confidence to give a lifter repeat exposures, develop their ability to make decisions based off of training evidence, and how this can begin to move them towards a balance between being coached & coachable, but also executing a high degree of self-actualization
 

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