Strength

On Ego Pursuits, Identity, and Avoidance in Strength Training

Powerlifting Ego Pursuit

Allow me to tell you a story of ego pursuits, identity, and avoidance. It was the bonus day of the Girls Gone Strong Women’s Fitness Summit (WFS) in 2016. Jessie Mundell was teaching us the proper way to do deadlifts and glute bridges with correct alignment and pelvic floor utilization. Buuut, I just couldn’t get …

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Who Are You and How Do You Define Yourself?

“I didn’t feel like I was worth remembering. I was always associated with something that consumed my entire life.” –Ingrid Marcum   “It’s really dangerous to define ourselves by any one thing, especially something that can be taken away from you in an instant.” –Neghar Fonooni These quotes are from two of the amazing speakers …

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Let’s Hulk Out: 12 Tips for Lifter-Friendly Apparel

Tips for Lifter-Friendly Apparel - Strong with Purpose

Let’s Hulk Out: 12 Tips for Lifter-Friendly Apparel With strength training comes muscle growth. With muscle growth comes no longer being able to fit into clothing that once fit well. This can result in you “hulking” out of your clothing. Have no fear! This is nothing to be scared or embarrassed about. It is AWESOME. Here’s …

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