Lily Starobin is a pro 148/165 multi-ply powerlifter. She has been competing since 2012 and has had the immense good fortune of training at EliteFTS since 2015. As you can probably infer, she currently resides in Columbus, Ohio. She has a degree in International Affairs from the George Washington University and works in the software business. Her best meet lifts are a 525 squat, 315 bench, and 450 deadlift.
I’ve learned how to frame my meets so they are a positive and successful experience— no longer do I drink and cry (afterward). From goal setting to learning from mistakes to gaining some perspective, I hope a few of these tips help you.
You don’t have to be an expert lifter to make your training partners better. You just have to always be actively watching and engaged in training. Here is how you can be an asset to your group — even as a newer lifter.
One of Dave Tate's answers to an Instagram Q&A prompted me to think about what makes a good coach in more detail... and yeah, this kind of turned into a verbal Jerk-off of Dave. But I believe what he does for lifters is the pinnacle of coaching.
I have been reading EliteFTS logs and articles since I started powerlifting in 2012. For the entirety of that time, I thought it would be amazing to have a log and be on the team. I have actually written out fake logs in my head a number of times. But I never thought it would actually happen. To be able...