I wish I would have written this. Ladies and Gentleman have confidence in yourselves and your goals and F*ck what other bullshit people try to put on you. This is your life, grab hold and make it what you want it to be. AND follow Elisabeth Akinwale as a blogger, as an athlete and as a damn fine example of living a life to the fullest.

Elisabeth Akinwale

There’s this insidious thing that won’t seem to go away, and it is the incessant chatter about athletic women’s bodies- is it ok for women to have muscles? Is strong really better than skinny? I don’t know if men are the main perpetrators or if it’s mostly us doing this to each other (let’s blame the men, that’s more fun). Either way, it’s apparent that certain forces are less than enthusiastic about the fairer sex being yoked. Don’t be scared, everything is going to be ok, even if us gals get barbells in our hands. I usually chalk the negativity up to mostly internet trolls- a subsect of the population I find it best to ignore. Frankly, I just don’t like giving life to the subject by discussing it further. I don’t feel the need to defend my choices for my body, or encourage others to choose the same path…

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Garage Gym 702 is about a group of dedicated athletes who cross age and ability barriers, show up, support one another and do work. Goals are wellness and longevity, side benefits are community, friendship and love. I am a lifelong athlete and adventurer. SFG Kettlebell Coach, Crossfitter and Cyclist. Likes to swing,press and carry kettlebells. We refuse to get "old" grow-up and stop having fun. View all posts by Garage Gym 702

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