Raise your shaker cup, ladies, because we’re about to harness the power in our hormones to get hella-jacked and strong!
Do you pee when you lift? Me too! I repped the maxi pad in heavy squat, clean, and deadlift sessions. (Where’s the Super-Heavy-With-Wings-For-Lifters commercial?) But guess what, my friend? I haven’t used a feminine product in a workout in months. Why am I telling you this? Because I’m tired of the talk around pelvic floor… Continue reading Do You Pee When You Lift?
Being an athlete is hard and becoming a great athlete is even harder. Here are the top 9 things I wish I knew when I started training seriously, and as any tricky writer would, I saved the most important point until last and you won’t experience it with full gusto unless you read them all, so, do that.
1. Training environment is everything.
“If you want to squat 500 lbs, go to a gym where everyone squats 500 lbs.” – someone who knows things about lifting.
Just scroll through our social media page: and on theirs you would either see beer bottles or babies, and on mine? Barbells and booty shorts. What could we possibly have in common?
Why the pornographication of lifting might not be the worst thing ever.
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.
This is Part 2 in my series, “You Might be a Hardcore Lifter If…” With a new Strongman/Strongwoman spin, anyone who lifts things up and puts them down is sure to relate. Read this if your training facility is a home away from home. Whether you weightlift, powerlift, do Strongman, or just like to hit the gym, we can be stronger together.