Monthly Archives: April 2020

One day I woke up and said to myself “ I want to be doing this for a long time”

One day I woke up and said to myself “ I want to be doing this for a long time”For the longest time I built my identity around competing. I was “the bikini girl with the powerlifter strength”. In retrospect, I don’t blame myself, it all happened so fast. I started hitting “elite” numbers in […]

Creating a life without physical pain – Part 3/3

STRETCHING FOR PAIN AND INJURY PREVENTION: Stretching is probably the least utilized tool for muscle growth and injury prevention. In fact, it’s likely one of the most dismissed parts of any exercise program, even for professional athletes.  The vast majority of today’s population has a laundry list of postural imbalances that are holding them back from […]

Creating a life without physical pain – Part 2/3

REVIEW: In Part 1/3, we spoke about the importance of posture, and how it plays a critical role in the first steps of remaining injury and pain free.  If you missed part 1, or want to quickly review, CLICK HERE to read that article.   Let’s move into todays topic! CORE STABILITY: Whether you’re performing a squat, […]