Slow off the floor with Deadlifts

Many people have this issue when deadlifting and look for answers and ways they can fix it. Ill start with a common misconseption, deficit deadlifts will not help your speed off the floor. Often people look for an answer and think by making the bar lower it will make it feel easier when they go […]

Starting back after a break

This is something quite apt for me currently, although not a long break I haven’t trained since before wsm due to illness. So hardest thing often is getting going again and getting that motivation back to start pushing hard again. I’ve always been of the opinion that first week back you shouldn’t be looking to […]

Dealing with disappointment 

Sometimes things don’t quite go as planned even though you feel like your training had been on point. I recently competed at wsm and it didn’t go exactly to plan and it was a bitter pill to swallow, I’d trained hard and well and felt like I could have been on for my best finish […]

Event training

So it’s been a while since I wrote a blog as I’ve been a bit preoccupied with everything I’ve had going on. Many people ask about event training and different ways of going about it. In an ideal world this would always be tailored to an upcoming comp but it’s not always as simple as […]

Crossfit is great

Crossfit seems to stir up some pretty strong feelings amongst lifters and many have a real hatred toward it, I am actually on the other side of the fence for many reasons, the most obvious one for me is that anyone that has ever tried to do a crossfit workout will confirm it is fucking […]

What are the events?

So as some of you may know I’ve had some involvement in organising many comps over the years and a recent trend that has arisen is people wanting to know every little detail about every event and bit of equipment being used. Much as I feel prepping for comps is a great thing to do […]

An old blog I wrote about warmups

I spent many years competing in strongman and always questioned the lack of warm up equipment and thought it was a huge risk to the competitors, luckily this is something that has improved a bit over the years but is still far from perfect. Some contests their idea of warm up for the guys is […]