Michelle Shu

Michelle Shu

Why you should try Olympic weightlifting

If you follow me on social media, you may have seen some strange videos of me throwing a loaded barbell overhead. "What are you doing?" you might ask. "Oh, just weightlifting", I would

Fueling your confidence

We all have confidence in some areas of our lives, but lack confidence in others. Since I was a nerd and an outcast during my formative years, confidence in my knowledge and my work ethic came easily. But confidence in my image and my ability to connect with others took a lot of work to develop.

Afraid to get bulky by lifting weights?

First off, you're not alone. There is constant and immense pressure on women from all directions to conform to beauty standards. The desire to look attractive (which in our culture, also means being

Is high volume training killing your gains?

Almost everyone falls into what I call the "volume trap" at some point in their training journey. Initially, they discover that they can do more exercises, more sets, or more sessions per week