Recently I participated in the Campbelltown Open 2 which was held in Adonis Athletics Campbelltown. I was gutted with my performance. To put it simply, I did not meet the expectations that I set for myself.
As part of the healing process, I thought I would sift through the bones and work o..
I have been busted by the Form Police! Just recently I’ve posted a video update of my training progress. While the weight might seem impressive for some of you (190kgs). The form wasn’t. I completely understand why I received the critique. My glutes lost contact with the bench, so the lift would hav..
If cheesecake, lifting heavy weights and no cardio sounds like a dream to you then maybe Powerlifting might be the strength sport you have been looking for. We don’t need to starve ourselves like bodybuilders! Although that doesn’t mean all powerlifters are fat.
For the uninitiated, it might not seem like much. But for those of us who have toiled on the Iron for years, they are gifts from the Gods.
175kgs The Hard Way!
The first part of the video shows a lift I completed at the start of my preparation for the World Bench Championships. It was 175k..
Some say that smith machines are great for you and others are clinging on to the belief that they are the worst thing that happened to weight training in human history. Instead of listening to the self-proclaimed fitness experts, here is my take based on my training for the 2018 Bench Press World Ch..
A 15 year old boy from Brisbane Queensland has tragically passed away after being trapped under a barbell. It is just so heart breaking to see such a promising life ended so young. But when someone loses their life in such tragic circumstances, it's important we learn from it to avoid it ever happening again. But in doing so, we must make sure the action is balanced and rational, not a bunch of media hype and knee jerk reactions.
This is a question I hear from parents all the time.Unfortunately, the term weight lifting is surrounded by a lot of "fake news". What I mean by this, is that there are some common misconceptions about weight training that prevent kids from participating in a healthy, educational activity that's hea..
The growing popularity of Powerlifting, Olympic Weightlifting and CrossFit has lead to a greater use and understanding of bumper plates. Most people understand now that if you load up a barbell it is not a good idea to just start dropping it from waist high. If you keep doi..
10 Weight Training Tips
1. Use a weight you can control with good form.
2. Never more than two days in a row without a break.
3. Never stretch a cold muscle
4. Workouts should last between 45-60 mins.
5. Large Muscle Groups
Basic Trainers: 1 exercise per muscle group. No m..
Our Power Maxx Kettlebells have been a big hit. Some of the customers have been new to kettlebell training and have been asking what is the best way to get started. So I thought I would share with you how I learnt the ropes. The story started when my wife was pregnant with our twins. She cou..