day 2017 – blister pains

if i’m going to enjoy the gains of olympic lifting, i’ll also have to endure the pains of it. olympic lifting is fulfilling and rewarding in many ways, but one of the biggest lifters problem is calluses and blisters. as much as i try to use hook grip, it’s just not a position my once broken thumb can ever go into again let alone handle the load. as i finished my snatching session, my hands are in blistering pain because there’s one on each hand. until it dies down, i’ll bear it with no pain no gain in mind

day 266 – training gloves

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waited so long for sportchek to restock these gloves and they are finally within my grasp. they feel a bit more snug than i’d like but i’ll break them in. if the style that i was eyeing was not sold out, i should have gotten gloves a while back to lessen my worries of calluses. i guess now there’s no reason or excuse to slack off with the lifting