Maybe You Should Quit?

Sometimes it is ok to quit. No, really.

Weightlifting… I did quit once. Now I am doing it again.

In 2013 I was a weightlifter — meaning I participated in the sport of Olympic Weightlifting. Like most recreational lifters I was not very good; but I showed up and practiced the sport 3–4 times a week. Then, in 2014 I became a weightlifter who did karate, who then also took up powerlifting. I was under-recovered and overtrained, but I was not going to quit. Until my body forced me…

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Trauma-informed personal trainer and author of Lifting Heavy Things.

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Laura Khoudari

Laura Khoudari

Trauma-informed personal trainer and author of Lifting Heavy Things.

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