Olympic Weightlifting: Plateau Not Big Enough for Littlest Lim

Olympic Weightlifting: Plateau Not Big Enough for Littlest Lim

I fell in love with the most impossible, monotonous, soul-destroying sport and I wasn’t going to give up.  I sat down with Dave and discussed what we could do differently to get my heiny off the plateau and back to climbing the Mount Everest of kilos.  With some research, we altered my program to accommodate the physiology of small women.   After three months of testing, I finally PR’d and by a considerable amount.  Just like that, I felt like I was back on track with the rest of the best 48’s in the nation...

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The Coach & Athlete: Working towards a common goal

The Coach & Athlete: Working towards a common goal

When things are going according to plan, PR's are being hit and meets won, it is easier for the athlete to honor this trust.  As the athlete advances in age and PR's become scarce due to advanced training age, this trust is often challenged and might require the coach to allow the athlete to be more involved in their training decisions.  The partnership should shift towards that of a collaborative role between athlete and coach at this junction and may give a positive and welcomed sense of control back to the athlete...

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