Tubby's Corner

  • WPC/WPO Worlds

      Right I’m gonna start with apologising for my lack of posts recently, I was concentrating on my prep for wpc worlds and getting my long sufferi...
  • Trophy Hunters

    When starting this blog, I thought it would be a great way to get out my rambling and thinkings and see if it struck a chord with anyone, and you...
  • #LIFTLOUD

    Monday morning we woke up to the very sad news that one of the UK’s brightest young lifters had very sadly lost his fight against depression. ...
  • Mental Prep

    We’ve all seen those lifters at comps running around screaming, getting abused by their handlers, head butting bars…. then, on the other hand, the ...
  • Is Facebook really killing powerlifting?

    It’s an often used phrase that I hear and it always gets me thinking is it true or not. I’ve got to admit there has always been a Facebook w...
  • Why The World Hates Equipped Lifting

    On my many scrolls through facebook and insta it would seem that the only consensus that is held by all is that everyone hates equipped lifting r...
  • To coach, be coached or coach at all

    From my usual ponderings through facebook and Instagram there seems to be a growing market for powerlifting coaches, everything from face to face...
  • Mental health and injuries

    This is a subject that is very close to my heart but is very rarely spoken about. It’s a well known saying and fact that you are only that one awf...
  • The Joy Of Bombing

    Don’t worry I’ve not been taken into some weird cult that’s talking me into performing random acts on innocent people, I’m talking about something...
  • Inspiration

    At least once a month in my many random chats I have with my Facebook friends I get asked about what and who inspires me most with my lifting. ...
  • Delaying the inevitable, or stopping the possibility

    These are the two camps that pre-Hab/re-hab followers seem to belong to. I was the former, for years was battering my body and only if something b...