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)
SaigonNezumi.com has been dead for a bit. I have been focusing my time at the weight room since last August. I decided to give Olympic Weightlifting a try again after being away from it for 16 years. It has helped me get back into shape, finally. I even formed a new blog called ironDevilDog.com which is where I will spend more time in the future achieving my goals for the … [Read more...] about New Blog and SaigonNezumi.com Update
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
Olympic weightlifters commonly wear their 'high heeled' weightlifting shoes in the gym for better balance. They also look cool too. Here are my Adidas weightlifting shoes and Ironmind lifting straps. Yes, I wear straps and heels. ^_^ … [Read more...] about Yes, I do wear high heels