12 hours ago
I am officially a Powerlifter now, boiz.
Still in Raw Nats high. The platform experience was surreal. 💯
I decided to join my first meet last May where I weigh around 66kg but bravely joined 60kg weight class in hope to cut weight without compromising strength. In a span of four months, I took training very seriously for the first time. I worked my ass off to get in there and it was all worth it. Powerlifting is both humbling and challenging, it has always been you versus you.
Competed @ 59.5kg BW. Last attempts shown in videos ➡️
SQUAT: 70kg / 75kg / 82.5kg meet PR (3/3) ⚪️⚪️⚪️
BENCH: 35kg / 37.5kg / 37.5kg (0/3) 🔴⚪️🔴
DEADLIFT: 90kg / 95kg / 105kg meet PR (3/3) ⚪️⚪️⚪️
Finished with 6/9 lifts although I ache to go home for 9/9 all good lifts. Though I was able to lift all the weight in bench press but “no lift” was called due to glute raise on the bench and foot sliding on the ground. Nevertheless, I knew I showed the crowd my grit yesterday. I kept my composure and redirected my focus instead of bombing out. I didn’t quite anticipate my last attempts in squat (7.5kg jump) and deadlift (10kg jump) will take hold of three white lights. Thank you @osanoliver , for telling me “sayo to, bumawi ka” when it was the time for my favorite lift.
Thank you @philippinepowerlifting for putting up such great event and gathering all the strong people in one place together! Thank you sir @happyiwasfat for your utmost support, fully geared up by @1morerepfit for yesterday’s game. To @johnsorima , thank you for all the Powerlifting knowledge and guidance throughout the training with solid support from @marielcaidic as well. To @missklyerr , you did very well in your first meet and I’m proud of you. Can’t wait for more massive squats to come! To all who lifted yesterday, congratulations! I wanted to take a lot of pictures with you guys but I don’t know for some reason I was pre-occupied.
This off-season, I knew what points to work on and already have the reason to work harder. But for now, I’m taking a week off from the gym to recondition myself and spare more time with other things.
I’ll work HARDER and BETTER for a BIGGER comeback. #PHPLRawNats2019 #Powerlifting