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One Way to Use A Journal to Change Your Life

Most of us have a journal collecting dust somewhere in our house.  We purchased it and one of those pricey gel pens with the best of intentions.  We wanted tools to build our dream lives, but when we cracked open the cover the only way we could remember to start was “Dear Diary,” and that… Continue reading One Way to Use A Journal to Change Your Life

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Who is Idealistic Isabel, Anyway? (Happy Mother’s Day)

To My Mama, Georgina Bergen – Happy Mother’s Day.  I love you! As I pulled out of Moose Jaw en route to North Battleford on Tuesday my mind took me back to my grade four classroom.  There I sat under a mushroom cut and in baggy boys’ clothing, sideways in my desk with my right… Continue reading Who is Idealistic Isabel, Anyway? (Happy Mother’s Day)

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#girlswholift: 3 Reasons I Support Your Booty Pics (or Lack Thereof)

Why the pornographication of lifting might not be the worst thing ever.

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Evolution through Sport: Age is Only a Number

Gen Grant, masters powerlifter approaching 50-years-old, shares her journey through fitness and advice for those at any step of theirs.

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Tough and Tender aren’t Mutually Exclusive

“This is my sister, Brittney. She can deadlift 342 lbs and I once saw her bite the head off of a cobra.” My sister Sandy always introduces me (with a pretty straight face) this way.

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What’s the Difference Between a Failed Attempt and a World Record?

“…Often times I would visualize failing…I imagined all the ways the lift could go wrong.” AJ Roberts, one of the strongest (and smartest) men on the planet, a 2X-world record holder in powerlifting replied when I asked him, “What goes through your mind leading up to a meet?  What do you do to prepare mentally?”… Continue reading What’s the Difference Between a Failed Attempt and a World Record?