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

Kuyashii:  

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