Are you intense and idealistic, too?
By Brittney Bergen Are you past the stage of getting newb gainz, and at the part where your training feels like a grind? That’s where I’ve been the last two years. This is what my workouts felt like. Can you relate? Like a Painful Means to an End Although now I’m a weightlifter, I used to… Continue reading Escape the Training Grind: Remember Your Love for Lifting
Raise your shaker cup, ladies, because we’re about to harness the power in our hormones to get hella-jacked and strong!
Been thinking of signing up for a CrossFit, powerlifting, weightlifting, strongman, or bodybuilding competition? Wondering if you should register for a Spartan race? Here are 6 strong reasons you shouldn’t submit your paperwork.
What do you do to discover your limits? One of my main methods for personal progress is sport. Since the first time I learned about Indigenous teachings of the medicine wheel as an adolescent, I have always believed life should be a constant pursuit of becoming better: Physically Emotionally Mentally and Spiritually. When I began… Continue reading Sport or Alternative Approach, Pursue Progress
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.