I read an opinion piece today that I found kind of intriguing. It cited some recent research that shows that in all our efforts to break foods down and rebuild “healthier” alternatives, we’ve really only succeeded in creating new food ‘evils’ that have furthered our collective nutritional downfall. Hmm, ok…tell me more! Sharing! Here’s a …
Powerlifting is not anything I ever imagined doing, but once I gave it a try I surprised myself and fell in love. It’s also become a doorway for overcoming some of the games our minds can play, as your mind (your confidence and belief in yourself) is every bit as much a part of each lift as your actual skill and strength.
I never actually set out in life to be a personal trainer, but about 10 years ago, weighing in at over 250lbs, I started down this long road barely able to lift myself off the floor. Fitness was the furthest thing from my mind, and I actually feared the gym, sweat, movement. I didn’t know …