Barbells, Food and Jojo

Join me as I navigate through my love for Olympic Weightlifting, Flexible Dieting and Life

Turns out I’m not completely useless in weightlifting right now. Considering I have not been able to work on leg strength in months, somehow, I dug deep into my janky soul, and managed to successfully jerk 82kg / 180lbs for a 2kg PR. A very rare occasion these days in my training life with my janky …

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February 3, 2016

As much as we tell ourselves not to do it, we do it. We compare ourselves to that person that is getting back to back PRs, that has been lifting less time than you but has surpassed your numbers, who watches what they eat sometimes yet are shredded, etc. We all have our stories. Just don’t make comparing your progress to others an excuse to not keep going. My progress may not be as quick as the progress of others may seem, but I don’t stop.
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#motivation #ivegotgoals #keepgoing #Confucius #quote #weightlifting #progress #rxsmartgear #dontstop #GravisWeightlifting

January 28, 2014

Did I mention I’ve started zoning again? I’ve been mainly just Paleo lately but figured in anticipation of our LiveFit Challenge coming up in February, that I’ll zone. It’s a great structure – can be a pain, but I like it. Here we have a 3 block meal including ground turkey sliders, Brussels sprouts, asparagus, half small baked sweet potato and 3 tbsp dollops of avo. Mmmm.
@crossfit310 #livefit310 #healthy #nutrition #paleozone #zone #blocks #3blocks #cleaneats #realfood #motivation #paleo #grainfree #wheatfree #glutenfree #fuel

There were some I wasn’t too thrilled with my score and some I was happy with. All in all, fun yet deathly times had with friends and will be interesting to repeat some of these later on to see improvement. 13.1 109. Ugh. This one was terrible. The burpees winded me so bad. I was …

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