After only a few weeks of working out with Jim combined with the encouragement I was getting from the other women, I had the confidence to enter in my first powerlifting meet, and I will be on that competition platform in just a few days.

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You Live and You Learn

Missy —  June 17, 2015 — Leave a comment

For every meet I have completed to this point, I have made the weight class my priority. Crazy you say? You betcha!!

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Tired

Emily —  June 12, 2015 — Leave a comment

I feel guilty that I lose my drive and motivation on occasion, but Jim cracks a smile when he overhears us “airing our grievances” and as always, says “I understand.”

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Constant Struggle

Emily —  June 10, 2015 — Leave a comment

I want it to keep saying, “Keep trying. You’ll get there. Do NOT give up.”

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Progress

Jen —  June 2, 2015 — Leave a comment

We’re four weeks out from our next competition and this is typically the time in our training cycle when everyone starts getting a little twitchy.

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I have secretly been holding the thought that “some day”, maybe “when I get stronger”, “when I grow up”, “when”, “when”, I’d love to train like those girls on the team and put my body to the test in a meet like they do.

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