Rachel Siemens

Head Coach:  Siemens Weightlifting, Victoria BC, info@siemensweightlifting.com​, IG: siemensweightlifting

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February 7, 2018


This is a post I made to the Club Group about an epidemic mindset:  the 'Should' mindset.  From observation, this mindset can go from harmless to toxic in seconds.  An unreasonable and unrealistic Should Mindset can lead to disappointment, shame, frustration...

April 4, 2017


A Japanese term meaning to use the words of doubters as a fuel for success.

Part 1:  The Struggle Bus

2016 was a wild year for me in weightlifting.

To start, I won the -69kg class at the  Canadian Championships.   I did not see that coming.  At f...

March 27, 2017

March 25/26, 2017, the Western Canadian Weightlifting Championships took place in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

Athletes competing:  Josh Leangen and Coach Rachel Siemens

Coach Rachel competed first and went 5/6 finishing with an 83kg Snatch and a 105kg Clean & Jerk.  She won...

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February 16, 2018