We all know how important it is for everyone to maintain an active and healthy lifestyle. We should take more walks, join a team, become a gym member, all in effort of improving both our physical and mental health. But how easy is it to access some of the traditional paths to activity and sport if you are a person with physical, developmental, or mental health concerns?
Kelsey Scannevin is a current member of the Lasell softball team with a huge passion for powerlifting. She is a world record holder and an inspiration to many.
MISSISSAUGA, Ontario – At 5’2 and 118 lbs, powerlifting isn’t likely the first sport you’d associate with amateur athlete, Jessica Quijano. But this 33-year-old, who can deadlift more than twice her body weight, would quickly convince you once she steps up to the barbell. “A lot of people are shocked. They see me as this […]
MOORESVILLE, Ind. — Emilee and Amy have been a part of OutFit for a year and a half, and are really enjoying their results from resistance and functional training! Both have dealt with chronic pain, and are working around fixing the pain as well as getting stronger every week. Emilee is on track to be […]
Chris Dariotis Jr. can still lift with the best in the world. Even at 71, Dariotis has been able to break records across the globe and has enjoyed every second doing it and hopes to keep doing it for many years.
When Doré Robinson made up her mind to transform her body over a five-year period in order to become a top pro bodybuilder, she had to figure out how to do it while maintaining her professional medical career, being a mom, and a spouse.
Kholbe Leaks was a star football player growing up. But over the last few years, he has transitioned to a new sport. Now, Leaks is a powerlifting national champion, and continues to excel in the sport while transforming his body.
University of Florida senior, Amanda Myers, has been weightlifting for nine years, officially competing the last five. She is currently training with Team Florida Gainesville while chasing her dream of competing in the Olympics.
Kent Johnson, a Blount County native, has always been competitive since he was a little boy. Now, Johnson has found powerlifting, a new outlet that allows him to achieve his goal of improving every day.
Army veteran Dan Newberry is helping other veterans and those with mental health problems through fitness. Joining gyms, competing on teams and in events are all part of it, and he helped online during the quarantine.