Barbells, Food and Jojo

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

If you’ve been in a never-ending cycle of dieting down and eating minimal total calories without seeing much difference or keep plateauing, chances are your body needs a reverse diet to strengthen your metabolism. What’s a reverse diet, you ask?

February 25, 2016

That feeling when you fail snatch at 75% multiple times and decide to move onto 80% and 85% and make all those attempts. 🙄 #dumb
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#weightlifting #struggle #postART #shoulderrecovery #girlsthatlift #girlswholift #barbellbabes #stronggirls #crossfit #crossfitgirls #romaleos2 #nikeweightlifting #liftinglife #unitedlifters #goals #fitfam #fitspo #bettereverday #olympicweightlifting #weightlifter #usaw #GravisWeightlifting #GravisWLC #TorranceCrossFit

My intake was increased a couple days ago (+5g carb, +2g fat) and because Coach Riki knows me well already, was quick to warn me to not freak out because I will probably feel bloated for a couple days but that it will pass. Started to feel the bloat today and almost freaked out and …

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Editor’s Note: So…I completely forgot about this in my Drafts folder. It was a continuation to my body woes with still no solution. It gives you a good glimpse into my state of mind and frustration of the time. To read about the latest in my health, see this post. Still dealing with health stuff …

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May 1, 2014

Real talk: plantain chips make me happy. #100happydays #day37 #hardtostop #savory #plantains #iloveplantains #portioncontrol #struggle #snack #happy

February 18, 2014

35lb plate carry run did me dirty today. The struggle was real.
#crossfit #wod #ouch #bruised #botharms #struggle #herowod #nuts #teamwod #sorryteam