Traveled to @wimwam1 with @sandrawildeman to train with @inspirised and @ilyscious at Wim's place. Wim was my first powerlifting coach, so today was very special for me. Because of the excellent atmosphere and fellow athletes I had a very productive training. I think of myself as mentally strong, but Wim was able to give me some very helpful pointers that were instantly beneficial. Thanks Wim! #friends #powerlifting #power #squateveryday #squats #benchpress #deadlift #happy #strong #Motivation #mentalhealth #girlpower
For several months I don’t powerlift (train) ………… My mind is disabled on several points….. Most of all I starting to miss the structure I had for so long. Trainingsdays, focus on my lifting goals, which generated the discipline to go for it…. Below the a headline of a newspaper which my mother gave me. This is the same date as the date (30th May 2017) of my first Dutch Championship Powerlift Championship, which I also won 😀 At this stage I feel how important that messages is for me and what I misses at this stage. I have interpreted the text as follows: If you what to be a champion, you have to act like a champion. So you have to do what is needed to achieve your goal. Nothing more and nothing less…. let go of the things (mindsets) which is in your way to achieve your goal….. So it is to figure about (a) new goal(s), which give me focus and give me the inner power which generates the power for the structure and the required discipline…….
Although it was a light training session…. not whahaha Iris improved herself again. Technique is improving. Also the will to improve herself.
During the training she meet herself and it all about taking the time for yourself and you can feel this to listen to your breathing 😉 And yes she didn’t like me at all during the training…
#Repost @ironhouseco (@get_repost) ・・・ Our second edition off our Powerlifting Masterclass with @wimwam1 was the best one yet! So many enthusiastic and passionate people training and learning together. We want to give a big thanks to everyone who came to our Powerlifting Masterclass seminars and a huge thank you to the main man himself, Wim, for partnering up with us for these seminars. We are truly grateful to know and work with such an experienced, trainer, coach and athlete and look forward to other projects in the future! Want to learn more about Wim? Check out his page @cardiopowerlifting and check out @titannetherlands for awesome lifting gear! #ironhouse #ironhouseco #teamironhouse #powerlifting #powerliftingmasterclass #masterclass #wimwam1 #wimwam #knkfpowerlifting #knkf #krachtsportnl #seminar #coaching #dutchpowerlifting
Normally during this time of year I’m training for the European Masters in July and I have than totally focus on my training. Now I’m not training for any up coming meet, it is hard to focus on my training. When you competiting for over 30 years, my goal(s) to train are set during the year. And at this stage I really don’t know…… 😀 Strange feeling….. See what it will bring in the future 🙂 So today I had an earlier low weight training (again). The temperature in the Netherlands are good (hot), so earlier work-outs are better to do than in the afternoon and/or evening in my opinion……
Squats 2×8 20kg 2×8 50kg 2×5 80kg 5×3 110kg (pause squats)
Deadlift 5×3 130kg
Bench press 2×8 20kg 2×8 50kg 2×5 70kg 5×3 90kg
Iris & Ilrish did a great job at the DRC Cup 2017. Both won the title (Iris in -84kg class and Ilrish in the +84kg class). Awesome performance at the deadlift. Iris deadlifted 200kg. Ilrish is the first female classic powerlifster who deadlifted 210kg in the Netherlands. Below the videos of their meet.