10am til Noon. Not limited to lifting, you can work on your body weight skills or anything you like really. Don’t forget about Benchmark Training, still time to hit a “Girl”, “Games” or “Hero” workout. You can also use this time as an Open Gym Session, just make sure you have a plan.


Weight a Second: Finish!

Once the finish position is hit for just a fraction of a second, the lifter must move around the bar to the receiving position. “Around” is the key word.

“You look like a dude’: Why comments about my muscles no longer bother me

It was about three years ago when young women, teenage girls and daughters of other athletes in the fitness world started stopping me for pictures, messaging me on social media and sending me fan mail to tell me how I inspired them to be better. In some of the letters they requested my autograph and said that if they ever meet me, they’ll want their picture taken with me. That’s when I knew I wanted to embrace my body and every bulging muscle and curve. When I realized I had the ability to influence.