Yesterday the Washington Post released an amazing article about some of our athletes. Read the article here. There is an awesome video tucked in there as well! View the photo gallery 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. […]
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 […]
by Gina Melnik When athletes are stuck in the mental/emotional muck and just “not feelin’ it” anymore, there is a tendency to try to analyze the problem. They may wonder, “Where did my motivation go?” and “Why am I not into this right now?” This is because we’re trained to approach things in this way. […]
by Theresa Garee It happens all the time. You may have done it yourself. I lift. I am a mom. These are just two things that define me. But those two factors mean I am around many people who do not understand me. When I take my kids to a playdate at another mom’s house […]
By Amanda Kulik This was originally posted on IRONMILL, on May 8, 2013. While my life, and thus my goals, have drastically changed, the sentiment remains. I’ve been considering strongman as a competitive outlet for over a year now. I use the term “considering”, because I’ve only competed twice. And only in the last […]