Barbells, Food and Jojo

Join me as I navigate through my love for Olympic Weightlifting, Flexible Dieting and Life

August 21, 2015

onlyfitgirls:

Rita Benavidez

If I had to pick a woman with the strength and beauty that I idolize, it would be her. I never do #WCW, and it’s not Wednesday, she’s #WCEveryday. She is very strong, has muscles while maintaining some curves. Yassss.

It’s official. I now officially identify as a Weightlifter that CrossFits. For a while there it was an identity crisis. I mean, I’ve been a CrossFitter for nearly five years. That’s what I knew and loved. I still do love it, and still do it. But I fell in love with weightlifting more.  Funny that …

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Holiday parties, family get togethers, all of the food and drinks, everywhere. That just about sums up the holiday season, right? It’s rough. To top it off, most of my family and friends live locally so there are a lot of get togethers I must attend. If we all lived far away, it would be …

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October 16, 2014

onlyfitgirls:

Rita Benavidez

WCW: One of my olympic weightlifting idols right here. She is lean, super strong and beautiful. If I had to pick someone to chase as far as strength, size and what she has accomplished, she’d definitely be in my top three. 

March 1, 2013


Hello snatch! I’m really loving the new oly class our box has going. With my work schedule and having to jet out the door after 6am WODs, I don’t get much time to work on different lifts regularly.

And this? I need to still get under the bar quicker. Finally mostly nailing bar path.