I am extremely grateful that through powerlifting over the past year I have had the opportunity to meet and connect with a lot of people who have helped influence my approach to both fitness and life that I have today. Karina Baymiller is at the top of the list. In my own transition from bodybuilding […]Read more "Taking Five – Karina Baymiller"
As new as I am to this sport, within my short time powerlifting has grown pretty phenomenally – and is still on the rise. So today I wanted to share with you 5 things I think you need to know before your first meet, and also the 5 things I wish I would’ve known before […]Read more "Your First Powerlifting Meet: 5 Things You Need To Know"
Grab yo’ damn snacks because I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to interview the lovely Katie Anne Rutherford. A figure competitor, elite level powerlifter, brownie master, dog-lover, coach, and all round inspiring human being – Katie was one of the first females in the health and fitness industry I came across who was not […]Read more "Taking Five – Katie Anne Rutherford"
In the insanely small time that I have been involved and around the strength, and powerlifting community in particular, there is no doubt that it has become increasingly popular among females – and to be honest, I am not really surprised. I have never been shy about what this style of training has added to […]Read more "Strength Training – Building Up Our Wave Of Powerful Women"
Hey ya’ll! I recently had the opportunity to be interviewed by my friends over at FitXcel which was a whole new world for me considering its usually the other way around. SO, click right here to read our virtual chit-chat about all things nutrition, placing value on the scale, happiness, and of course, self-love and […]Read more "FitXcel Interview"
Hello my beautiful blogging fam! It has been a hot minute but I am mother fuggin’ back ya’ll. I’m going to keep this intro short and sweet (kinda like someone you know, hey *wink wink*), but if you follow me on social media, you would probably know by now that I spent the month of […]Read more "Solo Travels & The Lesson Learnt From The Guy Who Asked To Sniff My Butt"
I think that one of the biggest things that helps you reach a spot of self-love that we forget to mention sometimes, is learning to appreciate, compliment, and accept other women for who they are and what they’re good at. It’s only natural for us to judge someone either by what they’re doing, wearing, how […]Read more "Why I’ll Like Your Selfie And Clap When You Win"
Every so often you come across someone in the fitness industry, or life in general, whose character shines so brightly and so genuinely that you just want to share them with the world… For me, Emily Duncan falls smack bang in that category. I’m going to keep this spiel short because I went a liiiittle […]Read more "Taking Five – Emily Duncan"
I think that too often we shy away from conversations of importance, finishing them as an individual instead of voicing them aloud in fear of judgement and vulnerability. I’m not exempt from this by any means, which is why I want to continue a conversation that I started so long ago. I want to address […]Read more "The 7kg Happy Elephant In My Room"
2015 was my biggest year to date. It was the year I decided to compete, start this blog, pursue powerlifting, invest myself appropriately, start my fitness certs, learn to be vulnerable, write an article that was read 60k times, share my story, take 34873 photos of my puppy, and last but definitely not least… It […]Read more "A Bittersweet Farewell To 2015"