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2015 Ice Queen – Thank You!

Wow. 2015 Ice Queen Winter Strongwoman Competition in the books. I am left feeling sore and inspired, amazed and reinvigorated, but above all, humbled. 60 women came out yesterday to compete: some to try strongman for the first time, some to qualify for nationals, others to meet their tribe and put their hard training to […]

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Gentlemen Beware : The Story of Rosie & Ladies Lift Here

by Amanda Kulik Have you met Rosie? Rosie has been the Ladies Lift Here mascot from the beginning. The beginning being a dirty warehouse strongman gym, with a growing women’s lifting contingent that needed a little more bathroom courtesy from their male counterparts. I have always been into traditional American tattoos and Sailor Jerry pinups. […]

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Ladies Lift Here : Nutrition 101, Part 2

By Gabrielle Hoffman of Gabby’s Gluten Free *Disclaimer: I am NOT a nutritionist, dietician, etc. I’m just sharing my knowledge and experience. P.S. I’m not citing sources in this article because they have either already been cited in the previous article or citation isn’t need (my own thoughts, experiences, etc.)*   We left off talking […]

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LLH Interview with KV Whisman

by Amanda Kulik Name: Kristyn Vytlacil Whisman Location: Snohomish County, WA Occupation: Dean of Corrections Education Sport: Strongman Competitor 2007, 2008, 2011, 2014 National Champion, Women’s LW Division 2010 3rd Place, NAS Nationals, Women’s MW Division 2013 2nd Place, NAS Nationals, Women’s LW Division Home Gym: my home     ATHLETIC HISTORY Tell me a […]

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LLH Interview with Stefanie Tropea

by Amanda Kulik Name: Stefanie Tropea Location: Norwalk, CT Occupation: Owner of Punch Kettlebell Gym of Norwalk and The Punch Power Room, Performance Coach and Weight Loss Nutritionist Sport: Strongman Competitor 2013 National Champion, Women’s Lightweight Division     ATHLETIC HISTORY Tell me a bit about your athletic background and how you got started in […]

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Ladies Lift Here : Nutrition 101

By Gabrielle Hoffman of Gabby’s Gluten Free *Disclaimer: I am NOT a nutritionist, dietician, etc. I’m just sharing my knowledge and experience.* Read Part 2 Here   Carbs. Protein. Amino Acids. Monounsaturated Fats. Saturated Fats. Fasting. Macros… Nutrition is a complicated subject and one that is frequently full of controversy. It’s also one of the […]

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Emily Speaks About Colon Cancer

CONTEST WRITEUP : CHARM CITY

3rd Annual Charm City Strongwoman Competition : A Fundraiser for Colon Cancer Hearing Emily Socolinsky speak about raising over $10,000 for colon cancer research and prevention amidst a sea of women competitors, their friends and families, spectators and passersby, was truly moving. Her voice was a bit shaky, and I felt tears well up in […]

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