Monthly Archives: June 2013

The Ever Elusive “Bench Arch”

My bench arch has always been a subject of discussion. Non competitors and even some actual competitors regard it as “cheating,” others view is as whoa she’s gumby. Bench. A post shared by Sin Leung (@sinjatakespics) on Jun 21, 2013 at 9:15pm PDT For those that don’t run around calling me a cheater (I’m not […]

Squat Session: Tech Changes and Observations

This will probably be long, bear with me. Tonight was an interesting night. I was scheduled to hit 2 waves of squats, tapering off volume and amping up intensity. All sets were videoed. A few things about these numbers before I begin my little analysis. I’ve mentioned before I suffered a groin injury last year […]

If Being Skinny Wasn’t the Answer Maybe Women Would be Healthier

I ask myself why there are articles written about women and strength training all the time. Many of them contain little to no useful information. In reality, the “meat” of these articles can be summarized in the following: Women do not need to train any differently than men. Lifting weights will not make you bulky […]

Your Relationship Is Making You Fat

“I gained x-lbs during _some event in life_” That’s usually how it begins. The conversation, not the weight gain. I’m going to argue here that if you are going to go there, there’s a pretty good chance you were fat way before you gained weight. Yes, I’ve been there. No, I don’t hate you for […]

Bench Lessons Learned – Set Up Change

So last night I challenged by boyfriend to find me someone that benches like me so I could analyze videos and see if there was anything I was missing or could try out. The end result Oh, there’s some footage of my bench somewhere… God that’s weird looking. I haven’t even looked at that in […]