The snatch: bringing the weight up from the ground and catching it overhead in a squat. One hundred and sixty pounds, a would be personal record; Kristen weighs only fifteen pounds more. There are other people in the gym, but Kristen only sees the weight. Self talk, “You can do this.” One, two, three steps … Continue reading Stronger.

Set More than Goals, Set Intentions

To get stronger, you need to eat more. It's as simple as that. And it's been a goal of mine to get stronger. There's only one thing holding me back: I can't break that horrible mind set barrier around gaining weight. I know my body, and my 23 year old metabolism is pretty fine tuned—I can … Continue reading Set More than Goals, Set Intentions

3 Things to do to Adopt a Healthy Lifestyle

Since my birth, a mere 22.8 years ago, female body trends went from skinny-is-in to don't-be-frail-get-muscles. Thank God. The whole 'no eating' thing terrorized my self esteem and worth and I blame the media for manipulating me and the people around me. "Less is more!" is no longer, but is it "more is more" now? … Continue reading 3 Things to do to Adopt a Healthy Lifestyle