My groin and elbow were much better this week. I'm starting to feel like I might have a fighting chance.
I had been lifting heavy for a few years, but never had a goal to work towards. I decided it was time to compete.
Between a hectic work, school, and home schedule and a long break before my next competition, I'm having a hard time staying focused in my training lately.
This week was all about riding the line between normal pain and dangerous pain. I am always amazed what I am capable of doing when I do not hurt.
Last year, coach Andrew Read shared his training log for Ironman Melbourne. Here are some important takeaways.
I'm starting to learn how to achieve balance in my training, and it's a great feeling.
My volume was a lot lower this week, but I still got in some quality work on the squat and bench.
This week was all about knowing my limits and when to take a break. I took a few rest days but was better off because of it, and I saw significant improvements on my training days.
Due to life getting in the way this week, it ended up being an unplanned deload week of sorts. Despite this, I did manage good results in the squat and bench.
Good solid week this week, with good results in the low bar squat, deadlift, and tactical pull ups. Today I'll discuss how I determine my objectives each week.
In the past, competing in figure has injured me, mentally. Right now my focus is preventing that from happening again, and here's how I'm doing that.
This was a solid, productive training week with a 3RM PR on the high bar squat and a 1RM PR on the bench press. As competition looms nearer, I find myself training more and more on instinct.
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