Do you approach your relationships like you approach a max snatch – all intensity, and no doubt, or are you more like a long-distance runner setting a steady pace from the beginning and not ever getting super amped up?
“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.
My journey in becoming who I am in fitness, strength, and performance with pictures and video.
A few weeks ago I was suffering from a pretty minor illness (pneumonia) and was frustrated when I couldn’t get as many things done as I wanted. That’s when I thought of my good friend, Alyssa Glassford, who has been through a lot more significant distresses (in life and in health) than what I was… Continue reading Preserving Humanity in a Glass(ford)
Fact: Life is hard. We are all well aware of that, but how do we maneuver through those times in our lives when we know it’s right to pursue something new? Feel a career change brewing and need some guidance? I would like to share with you three questions that have helped me whenever I… Continue reading Discover Your Destiny in 3 Questions
The second of a three-part series on women in strength sports, featuring the best female powerlifter in Canadian history: Rhaea Stinn, one of Canada’s top 58 kg Olympic weightlifters: Taylor Findlay, and powerlifter-turned-strongwoman: Taunia Stevens. Learn their unique perspectives on body image, women in strength sports, and the statement, “strong is the new skinny.” Their responses just might surprise – or inspire – you.
This is the first of a 3-part, interview-style series on women in strength sports featuring three of our nations top female athletes: Whitney Darchuk-Parenteau (CrossFit Regionals Athlete), Lana Price-Wright (Powerlifter), and Rachel Siemens (Olympic Weightlifter). All three of these ladies have accomplished incredible feats in their sport, and in life, and each of them offers a unique perspective on the issues of body image and strength as they relate to women.