Last Friday we had what I am told is known as a
I did OK, getting a PB in both lifts, even if the technique was messy, but it didn't feel like much of an achievement on that front, as I get PB's every session at the moment (I can hear you all sighing with the memory of starting out with all those lovely PB's).
The real achievement came in actually getting to the platform - now I have sat post-graduate law exams, competed at dressage when I was 15, taken my driving test
Funnily enough, once I had warmed up I was fine. The anticipation is always the worst. As Nike say "Just do it" (available for sponsorship, Nike, Just do it)
Here's my Clean + Jerk + Press:
There's a lot to be said for this video
Here's the snatch, I lifted slightly heavier than this in my final lift, but one of the coaches accidentally walked in front of the camera and so it is just a 20 second video of his
Although this was technically 36kg, I think we should call it 40 because of that extremely buff