My 2017 #strongertogether

My 2017 #strongertogether

I sit here and think about the endless things that I have learned this year. I think about the very high highs and the super low lows. I think about the “seasons” or “phases” of this year. I think about how I did my personal training certification course next to...
Being vs. Living – be scared and uncomfortable

Being vs. Living – be scared and uncomfortable

In this blogpost I will tell about the #1 thing I was able to learn in 2017 and that completely changed the trajectory of my life and how I view it. ________________________________________________________________________________________ How often do you hear phrases...
GIRL – WHY DON’T YOU (POWER)LIFT YET?

GIRL – WHY DON’T YOU (POWER)LIFT YET?

I have the goal to make more women and girls start (power)lifting. The sport needs it, but more importantly, women need the sport 😉 I don’t want any girl to be afraid of the weights room because of the buff dudes there (most of them don’t know what they’re doing...
Loneliness and shame

Loneliness and shame

If I hadn’t been to the TEDxGroningen event this fall and heard a talk by Gerine Lodder about this topic, I myself would have probably been too ashamed to write about it. In retrospect I ask myself why. Why is this very feeling – that everyone has dealt...