At the Get Fit Gym, I know I get some strange looks when I use my lifting straps. I always use them in the gym when I do the Olympic Weightlifting workouts. I wear them for all of the Snatch-variant lifts, Deadlift variants and for any Power Clean-variant. I never use them for the full Cleans. My choice of lifting straps are the Short & Sweet Lifting Straps from … [Read more...] about My Lifting Straps
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I think some of you may be interested in this post from my other blog, ironDevilDog.com. I talk about the supplements I take for my workouts. I am still focusing on Olympic Weightlifting at Get Fit Gym. Surprised I have been sticking the gym since I first started going back in August. I know some people may not be fans of supplements. I swear by glucosamine (highly … [Read more...] about Supplements I take for my workouts (ironDevilDog.com)
One of the thing that really irritates me at ANY gym are those guys who load up the bars or machines with weights, do one or two reps, AND then walk away from the exercise without taking the weights off. Look at this picture below: I needed some 20 kg plates for the Bench Press during my workout today. I could not find any on the racks and then noticed they were all on … [Read more...] about Put the Weights Back!!!
I have now been doing Olympic Weightlifting at Get Fit Gym in Saigon for over a couple months now. My technique is slowly improving though I still have about 6 more months to really get more comfortable with the weights. I am still just lifting light compared to where I should be at if I want to compete in the Masters level. If you are interested in my Training Logs, I … [Read more...] about Olympic Weightlifting Area at Get Fit Gym (Saigon)
Wow, I ripped one of the callous on my right hand yesterday doing my Olympic Weightlifting workout. It has been a long time since I done that. Got to toughen up my hands even more. Pretty cool, eh. … [Read more...] about Ripping my hands at the gym