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June 6, 2017

Weightlifting requires a unique combination of multiple different physical characteristics. Which is probably why it has been described as one of the most athletic sports on the planet. It’s probably also for this reason that in studies weightlifters have performed exceptional well at a huge variety...

October 24, 2016

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This is a question I get asked A LOT, and with good reason, it makes sense to have a reasonable estimate of how long something is going to take. Believe me, when I began lifting it was something I spent a great deal of time looking into. The problem is that it’s also a...

If you know anything about physical performance then you know that it’s not your work in the gym that makes you stronger.  What makes your body stronger is the process of recovery it goes through after being stimulated by your workout.  The better your body recovers the better results you’ll get. No...

June 15, 2015

Olympic Lifting, for those that don’t know, is now a sport of only two lifts, the Snatch and the Clean & Jerk.  It’s tough to learn, requires attention to mobility, and it won’t help you get bigger pecs (sorry guys)


Why, then, should you bother to learn Olympic lifting?  Listen up, because I’m about...

June 3, 2015

Olympic weightlifting can be a demanding and even intimidating sport for beginner's.  To make things easier, go and check out my brand new video for 3 top tips on how to get started with olympic lifting.


May 9, 2015


I’ve heard Olympic weightlifting described in a variety of ways.   My favourite of these is that Olympic lifting is the beautiful woman in the corner that no-one dares approach.  Anyone that does step up is making a statement, and for a slim chance of success they have to risk a very loud and noisy...

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