#57 Heather Connor: Mental Health, PLA nats recap and the road to IPF Worlds!
Jun 24, 2022
Hey y'all! on today's episode I talk to Heather Connor who is a 2x IPF World Champion and the strongest pound for pound deadlifter in the IPF! She just came off of winning the 47kg national title at Powerlifting America Nationals and we talk about how meet day went, her thought on the new PLA federation, how she feels about her upcoming battle to win IPF worlds this coming June, how she has dealt with and improved her mental health, and a lot more!
TRIGGER WARNING: Suicide is mentioned in this podcast, please listen with with caution.
10:00 TRIGGER WARNING: PTSD & suicidal tendencies
15:00 Covid's affect on teaching students/ why Heather quit her job
32:00 Heather becoming a personal trainer and a powerlifting coach
47:30 Thoughts on PLA & how nationals went
57:00 Heather's though on equipped lifting & what made Heather want to go to the World Games
1:16:00- IPF world's and going against Tiffany Chapon
1:39:00 What does Heather want to be remembered for when she eventually retires