Category Training

Managing the 68 Hour Work Week – Get Your Priorities Right

Since 2011 or so, I do not recall ever working less than 2 jobs. When I first moved back to New York and tried to hack it on my own I worked the sales desk at Golds Gym, and shortly after picked up a personal training gig with Synergy, and continued to freelance on a […]

When quitting looks enticing…

I left my coach maybe 5 or 6 months ago. At some point there was a need to accept responsibility for my successes and failures (along with quite a few personal situations going on). I don’t talk about this much. It’s a little bit of a sad spot for me. BUT back to the topic […]

Strength Training and Mood Swings

I’ve been lifting for maybe 4 years. I’ve been a competitive powerlifter for about a year and a half. On a personal level I’ve been informed by doctors before I most likely have a hormonal imbalance. But I honestly refuse to look into it because even if they did offer me a pill to level […]

Deadlifts: Optimizing from the start

View this post on Instagram Deadlifts. A post shared by Sin Leung (@sinjatakespics) on Jul 7, 2013 at 4:20pm PDT Talk to anyone about deadlifts and you’ll get a million different comments about how it should be done. There is, afterall, more than one way to skin a cat (ew). Ok, back to the point. […]

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. View this post on Instagram Bench. A post shared by Sin Leung (@sinjatakespics) on Jun 21, 2013 at 9:15pm PDT For those that don’t run around calling […]

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 […]

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 […]