Don't Be Weak

Don't Be Weak

I try to preach to my athletes to control the things that they can. Unfortunately, we cannot pick our genetic make-up, however we can control our efforts, energy, and mindset.

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Lift Big or Go Home

Lift Big or Go Home

How the first time competitor views competition day will be different than the seasoned vet...

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Overcoming Plateaus in the Bench Press

Overcoming Plateaus in the Bench Press

I can remember working my butt off for 6+ months for a measly 5 lb Increase on my bench press...

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Mental Toughness Vs Stupidity

Mental Toughness Vs Stupidity

Touching my toes, putting on shoes, even putting on socks was out of the question...

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Confidence Vs Reality

Confidence Vs Reality

Where is the line drawn between being confident versus realistic. I think people lose sight of whats real. I can be real and still be 100% confident in my abilities.

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Redemption, sort of

Redemption, sort of

At this point everyone should know that my meet on July 16th didn’t go as planned..So in order to put myself in a good position going into nationals I needed…more like a ..wanted to do another meet. 

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Humbled

Humbled

Never in a million years I would’ve thought I would bomb out of a meet (not complete a single lift). Seemed like something less qualified athletes would do…

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Why Powerlifting?

Why Powerlifting?

I've been a competitive athlete all of my life… literally, since 6 years old. Everything from that time was surrounded by playing some sort of sport (basketball, softball, track). 

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Every Athlete Was Once a Novice

Every Athlete Was Once a Novice

For 6-months prior to that time I was training at Planet Fitness where I currently worked. As you all may know there are no free squat racks, benches, or bars at Planet Fitness. 

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