In today’s episode of the Gym Laird show, I am joined in studio with my client Rachael Bertram Mathews.
I ask Rachael to share her story as she has done what a lot of women do to lose weight only to gain weight.
She shares how she:
– Was training boot camp 4 days a week at 5am – How her previous coach told her to add more cardio once she plateaued – How her motivation dwindled and she couldn’t bring herself to go to boot camp – Discovered powerlifting when her friend told her about Gym Laird – Why I told her she needed to train less and calm down when they started working together – Once she got her nutrition and exercise in check how her moods changed – Why she benefits from having a coach – Why self care is important
3 years of 3-4 times a week 5 am boot camp. Last 6-8 months added a second session a day. Weight was 160 lbs and gaining weight while overtraining.
Right pic: Training with me for 3 years. Strength training 3 times per week. 4 powerlifting meets, lifestyle change, ma…