Has your motivation changed? If so, what continues to motivate you to move forward?
Since then I have really become more and more interested in the strength aspect, I always love to compete so powerlifting gives me the opportunity to compete with myself everyday as well as compete with others.
What is the best thing that has happened to you as a result of prioritizing your health?
Other than all the knowledge I have gained since, the best thing are the relationships I have made. Surrounding yourself with like minded people gives me the motivation to continue to grow inside and outside of the gym.
If you could tell your younger self one thing, what would it be?
Be patient and stop thinking about what others think of you. Be yourself.
How do you fit exercise into your schedule?
Right now I am trying to gain as much knowledge as possible and hope one day it will be part of my full time career. I work mornings so I usually am up by 3-4am during the week, as well have school and other obligations but I make sure to get in the gym 4x a week right after my shift at work. Doing something I love makes it easy to fit in my schedule.
What is your favorite way to exercise?
Deadlifts, it used to be my weakest lift and has taken a lot of time and effort cleaning up form.