After world’s a few weeks ago, I’ve been getting flooded with questions lately on powerlifting in general. How to start? How to train? How to pick a meet? What equipment to buy? Why I switched to power from bikini? I thought it would be helpful to share a few tips on getting started here. … Continue reading So You Wanna Start Powerlifting? 10 Tips to Begin.
Ok it’s been a minute, but we back with a juiiicy Monday Musts for yall. So buckle up. Must do: "Pull the Slack Out" of the Bar.When you deadlift, it’s important to create tension throughout the body before you start to pull. Arms straight, bar pulled up and slack pulled out of the bar. How … Continue reading Monday Musts: “Pull the Slack Out”, Self Love Reminder, Pocket Food Scale and Compression Socks.
This has been on my mind. And although it can apply to many facets of life, for obvious purposes, let’s take fitness/health goals as an example. We talk about the importance of having a WHY often. Why do you work out? Why do you want to change how you look? Why do you want to … Continue reading “He who has a why, can bear with almost any how.”
Holidays are a special time. A time to be with family, loved ones and create lasting, happy memories. And inevitability, food will always be a part of any celebration or tradition – there’s really no way around it. From Thanksgiving through New Year’s, you will probably find yourself surrounded by mounds of cookies, tables of … Continue reading Surviving Thanksgiving: Nutrition Tips and Tricks
A quick meet recap from Worlds last weekend in Las Vegas where I competed in deadlift only. Opened with 264 lbs. An easy lift that i've hit plenty of times. Nerves made the lockout a tad shaky but no problems otherwise. Not my favorite, but three white lights. Moving on. https://youtu.be/Et50fosP67A Second attempt was … Continue reading IPL WORLDS: MEET RECAP
Must Eat: Easy (High Protein) Lunch When I don’t have time to fix a lunch, but still want to get in some protein and carbs, this is one of my go-tos. I just buy some pre-packaged salmon (usually just the 4oz size) and put it on top of some pretzel crisps. This serving here is … Continue reading Monday Musts
Must Buy: Adidas Originals Swift Run I love these casual sneakers, one of my favorite pairs of shoes for walking around because they are light weight (and black lol). They are stretchy, comfortable and cute. They ran TTS size to me (women's 6). Buy them here. Must Do: Block Pulls We all know … Continue reading Monday Musts