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"
It’s Christmas/New Years time, friends! *inserts cheers, hi-5’s and back flips* … I can’t actually back flip but if you can do all three of those things simultaneously, I’ll make some room on my iPhone (big deal, okay) for you to send me a video, please. The holiday season is one of my favourite times […]Read more "4 Tips For The Holiday Season"
It’s that time of the year again and this time, I decided to weigh in on it. You guys know my stance on body image and the issues surrounding it, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise when I say I don’t believe it’s ever okay to bash ANYONE for looking the way they do, Victoria’s […]Read more "No, I Don’t Want To Hear Your Negative Opinion On The Victoria’s Secret Models"
I turned 21 last week (in case you didn’t see the influx of baby and throwback photos floating around on Facebook), and I most definitely whispered ‘what the actual fuck’ several times throughout the day considering my cheeks and sense of humour can still be likened to the 8 year old me. You see, by 21 […]Read more "30 Lessons From A Super Unqualified 21 Year Old"
The beautiful Joelle, @femmefitale, started a series of blog posts a couple of months ago with letters to our ‘pre-fitness’ selves (you can read them here, http://femmefitale.com/). I have literally drafted one a million times and deleted all of them, but this morning felt right. So, here I am. Enjoy. Well, uh, hi there (I wish I could […]Read more "A Letter To My Pre-Fitness Self"