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#25 Laisha Gardner: From Equipped to Raw to Collegiate Champ

Uncategorized Aug 18, 2021

On this episode I speak with Laisha Gardner! 

She won this years Collegiate Nationals in the 63kg weight class! And most recently made her debut in the 69kg weight class at the TBS Summer Open meet where she came out with a very competitive total and a competitive IPF score!

We talk about how she started in equipped powerlifting at 14 years old, moved onto raw powerlifting in college, dealt with a controversial call that robbed her of a national deadlift record, and more!

Links:

Laisha Gardner IG

Texas Barbell Syndicate

Solana’s Instagram

Solana Lewis Training

The Power in Lifting Podcast

Solana Lewis Youtube

Solana Lewis IG

Solana Lewis Tik Tok

Girls Who Powerlift Support Link

STRONGWOM3N Facebook Group

The Powerlifting Warm Up Guide

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#24: How to Pick your First Powerlifting Meet

Uncategorized Aug 14, 2021

As someone who is new to powerlifting, understanding the differences between all of the federations, and knowing how to pick your first meet and what you need to be prepared is overwhelming. 

No worries though, I got you covered!

I speak on USAPL vs. USPA vs. RPS, which are the largest raw powerlifting federations.

I give you my insight on what will help you pick the right meet for you!

And then I do a Q & A from all questions that I received about picking your first meet.

Enjoy!

Links:

USAPL

USPA 

RPS Powerlifting

Solana Lewis Training: https://www.solanalewistraining.com/Work_with_me

Solana Lewis Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCf0LHCTKNV68GeXVJ6Wcd_w

Solana Lewis IG: https://www.instagram.com/solana_lifts/?hl=en

Solana Lewis Tik Tok: https://www.tiktok.com/@solana_lifts?lang=en

Girls Who Powerlift Support Link: https://girls-who-powerlift.kckb.st/c0a7f5e9

STRONGWOM3N Facebook Group: https://www.solanalewistraining.com/offers/5P9Hf2Wj

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#23: Meg Squats: Training While Pregnant/ Pelvic Floor Health

Uncategorized Aug 06, 2021
Hey guys!
On this episode I speak with Meg Squats all about training during pregnancy and how it can be beneficial for the health of the mom to be! We also dive into the pelvic floor and how to train efficiently while to improve your pelvic floor health.
 
 
 
Links: 
 
If you are a woman and want to learn more about how to improve your performance and technique as an every day gym goer or powerlifter try out my facebook group Strongwom3n for a 7 day trial
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Host Youtube: Solana_Lifts
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#22: The Best Tips for Beginner Powerlifters

Uncategorized Jul 30, 2021

Welcome back to the pod y'all!

This episode is all about tips that will help your training be successful. I go over how to get the most out of your training sessions, how to optimize recovery, and some important nutrition tips that will help you get strong AF!

Links:

Inquire to work with me for powerlifting coaching

If you are a woman and want to learn more about how to improve your performance and technique as an every day gym goer or powerlifter try out my facebook group Strongwom3n for a 7 day trial

Shop/support me and Girls Who Powerlift apparel

Host IG: Solana_Lifts

Host Tik Tok: Solana_Lifts

Host Youtube: Solana_Lifts

Freebies:

Free Bench Press Warm Up

Free Travel for a Meet Cheat Sheet

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#21 Leah Goldring: Diversifying the Gym Atmosphere/ Balancing Life/ Recovering from Injury

Uncategorized Jul 22, 2021

On this episode I speak with Leah Goldring, American record Bench holder in the 47kg weight class.

We talk about her new gym Collective Strength and her mission, how she pushed to balance her personal life and her career while opening a new gym, and she explains how an injury limited her performance at USAPL Raw Nationals, but she is determined to rehab and to truly show up at the Arnold's in 2022. 

Enjoy!

Links: 

Collective Strength Gym Owners:

Leah Goldring IG

Dr. Kelly

Lydia Duval

Leah's Coach: Claire Zai

Inquire to work with me for powerlifting coaching

If you are a woman and want to learn more about how to improve your performance and technique as an every day gym goer or powerlifter try out my facebook group Strongwom3n for a 7 day trial

Shop/support me and Girls Who Powerlift apparel

Host IG: Solana_Lifts

Host Tik Tok: Solana_Lifts

Host Youtube: Solana_Lifts

Freebies:

Free Bench Press Warm Up

Free Travel for a Meet Cheat Sheet

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#20 Water Cuts: What it is, who it's for and what are the risk

Uncategorized Jul 16, 2021

On today's episode I give a basic breakdown of  water cutting and I answer:

Who they are for

Who they are not for

Why powerlifters water cut

What are the risk 

And I give a basic example of a water cut

Links:

Host: Solana Lewis IG

STRONGWOM3N Free week Trial! (starts 7/19)

 

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#19 Chrissy Peracchi "No matter what, I always come back stronger"

Uncategorized Jul 13, 2021

In today's episode I talk to elite powerlifter Chrissy Peracchi. Chrissy is a National Champion in the 57kg weight class! We dive into her story and what it took for her to become stronger both physically & mentally to become a national champion, how she dealt with the IPF World Championship being canceled in 2020 and losing her opportunity to represent the country, and how she just recently came back from a serious knee surgery that almost had her miss 2021 Raw Nationals. 

Chrissy's determination to overcome the trials of life is evident and inspiring! Oh, and she is ridiculously ripped, which is just a fun fact.

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#18: Allie Weinberg: Doctor by Day/ Elite Powerlifter by Night

Uncategorized Jul 09, 2021

On this episode I speak with Allie Weinberg who just recently competed in USAPL Raw Nationals in the 57kg weight class. We talk about her battle in for the podium with some of the strongest women in the nation, how she got into powerlifting, and how she plans to balance her life as she has just graduated with her M.D. in dentistry!

Links:

Allie Weinberg IG

Host: Solana Lewis IG

Solana Lewis Training

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#17: Jasmine Idrogo: Rising Star in the 69kg class

Uncategorized Jul 07, 2021

On this episode I speak with Jasmine Idrogo, a newer powerlifter from Texas in the 69kg weight class who is already top 5 in the nation after only competing in 3 powerlifting meets!

Learn about how she got into powerlifting and her experience as a new powerlifter at this years USAPL Raw Nationals!

Links:

Jasmine Idrogo IG

Coach: LS Mcclain IG

Podcast Host: Solana Lewis

Solana Lewis Training

 
 
 
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#16 Kay Webb

Uncategorized Jul 01, 2021
On today's podcast I speak with Kay Webb aka _Kayswole about her amazing performance at USAPL Raw Nationals! Kay took 2nd place in the women 84kg open raw division. We talk about her journey from never lifting to turning into a gym rat, how she found the sport of powerlifting, who she looks up to in the sport and what lead to her awesome gameday performance!
 
Links: 
Kay's Coach IG: Kai Rossbach
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