Tested nationals for 40-44
On Saturday June 29th I competed in the New Mexico games track and field. I ran in the 100 meter, 200 meter, and shotput. I finished in last place in the 100 & 200. But I finished in first place in the shotput with a throw on 10.95 meters, or 35 feet, 11 inches. This was the first time I'd thrown shotput since 1989, when I was in 8th grade 😁
I'm approximately 5 weeks out from the USPA tested powerlifting national championships. Starting today I switched from Avatar nutrition's conservative weight loss to a conservative reverse diet in the hopes of gaining as much strength as I can for the meet. This will be my first powerlifting national championships. I'll be lifting as a 308 in the 40-44 raw open division.
In April 2019 my two son's and I competed in the NASA New Mexico powerlifting state championships. Cody set 4 national records, 4 state records, and won the state championships in his division. Rion set 3 National powerlifting records, 4 state records, and won the state championships in his division. I was still recovering from competing the weekend before and only did one light squat, bench, and deadlift. Since I was the only one in my division I still won my 9th powerlifting state championship!
I haven't posted much in a long time. For some reason I couldn't log into my blog on my phone and I never have enough time to blog at home on my home computer. I just found out Blogger has an app. Perfect!
Summer last year I qualified for the USPA national powerlifting championships as a super heavyweight (SHW). I looked up the totals from last year and saw that the the SHW division has some monsters! I went back to CrossFit, this time at Black Box Fitness here in Albuquerque, and sprint distance track training to try and loose enough weight to drop a weight class. It worked! By December at the USPA New Mexico tested powerlifting state championships I had lost 42lbs and competed as a 308. Not only did I win 1st place as a 307 40-44 age group, I qualified again for nationals in the new weight class 😀. That was my 8th state championships win! Now I'm 5 weeks out from competing in my first ever USPA powerlifting national championships!