The axe analogy: What millennials are missing

I figured something my generation is lacking is patience. Think about the last time you pursued something? Maybe something as small as trying to make someone go on a date with you? How long did you stay persistent until you thought she/he is probably not worth it anyway? Maybe its something bigger like building a [...]

One body

I am an online personal trainer and fitness/strength training enthusiast. I want people to get stronger, be more confident, to improve their body image and for them to simply feel better every day. Today I want to shine a very different light on health in hopes to encourage you to get more active and take better care of your body. It's not so sexy.

GIRL – WHY DON’T YOU (POWER)LIFT YET?

I want to see women in squat racks, on deadlift platforms and on the bench press. Read my newest blog post to find out why the sport needs you and you the sport!

Loneliness and shame

Loneliness - If I hadn't been to the TEDxGroningen event this fall I myself would have probably been too ashamed to write about it. But why is this very feeling - that everyone has dealt with before or encounters on a regular basis - one that most people are too ashamed to talk about?

fitness industry- social media- bubble

WE NEED TO RAISE AWARENESS TO THIS! - what annoys but most importantly shocks me about the fitness industry and the messages that are propagated on social media.

The power of effort to change your abilities and you as a person

At some point in my childhood, probably at the age of around 12, I started hating it when my mum told me that I was smart or intelligent. It made me really angry actually (love you mama!). I now understand why. I saw it as logical that whatever I will face, my success or failure [...]

Introduction to the blog

Hi! Wow, I finally did it! Here I am, introducing my blog and well - myself! Blogger number #27948372403824 also known as Carmen Weninger! Strong girl from Vienna, “studying” in Groningen (Netherlands), I do online personal training and other stuff. Yeah, that sums it up pretty well! So why do I wanna blog? Sometimes reading [...]