Footage from the meet (video: Cherry Duong)
On February 11, 2012, I competed in my first powerlifting meet and became a state champion and current record holder in my division. This is a 3-part series on my adventures in powerlifting from Feb 2009 – Feb 2012. The first post talks about how I got into the sport. The second post covers more details on training and the day of the meet. The third post is on lessons learned and what’s next.
Hot baths & cold food…simulating meets at home
Recognizing that environment matters, I familiarized myself with meet conditions to avoid bewilderment day of. The first step was actually going to a USAPL meet as a spectator. We stopped by one early 2011 and made a few observatons: Continue reading