The Empowerment Project
Powerlifting is the antithesis of what we’ve been taught our whole lives. That we need to be less. That our physical attributes are more important than our care for ourselves and others. More important than our happiness and self acceptance. This is not exclusive to me. This is everyone. No matter who you are, you’ve endured pressure for your whole existence to meet impossible standards of perfection. Somewhere along the line, some unattainable number on the scale became the ultimate objective. Somewhere in our story, we were told that quiet is better or else we’re just too much.
Powerlifting is about being more. More than we were yesterday, last week, last year. It’s standing up time and time again. Screaming through frustrations, failed attempts, and victories alike. Knowing that no matter the number on the scale, our strength will rise. Learning the lesson that WE CAN. No matter how difficult. There is always a way to become stronger than we’ve ever been