It’s been a difficult year with comps being cancelled and postponed. Training has been on and off. Strength had decreased and at times my motivation and drive had failed me. It has honestly taken me a while to get the time to write this up and post it - but here we are (finally!!) I … Continue reading Strongwoman was back and we pulled a truck!!
Time for another myth busting post!! How many times have you heard someone say to a woman lifting weights “Lifting weights will make you bulky and look like a man” How many times have you believed it? Lifting weights will change your body. That’s a fact. Just as endless hours of cardio will change you … Continue reading Myth Busting: Lifting weights makes you look like a man….or does it?!
Ok the first in our myth busting series! How many times have you been asked your max lifts? I’m often asked numerous times a day and I can’t help but think that we celebrate and judge the number lifted rather than the form used. Even though you’ll lift more in the long run if your … Continue reading Myth-Busting! Technique or Numbers – What is more important?
So it's nearly gym opening day here in Wales! I know we have all been waiting for this day and are all looking forward to hitting the gym again. So it is important to make sure that we don’t go in smashing super heavy or crazy intensity workouts and end up injuring ourselves! This blog … Continue reading As gyms Re-open remember…
PCOS. Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. It is something personal to me as I have it. It took many years for them to diagnose it and since diagnosis there has been no help. Its cause is unknown. There is no cure for PCOS just ways we can manage the symptoms. The problem is, it is seen as … Continue reading Little post about PCOS
Well it is about time that I told you all a little bit about my journey.... So I wont get boring and go on and on about what I was like years and years ago. Yes I was kind of sporty as a kid doing gymnastics, swimming and netball. By the time I was 18 … Continue reading Helen’s Journey
On 3rd November 2019 I completed my first ever strongwoman competition. I came 8th in the firsts timers category, and yeah ok I didn’t win but I competed for the challenge not the trophy! I set myself some goals for how many reps etc. In each event I smashed them and hit some PB's while … Continue reading First Strongwoman Comp!
Firstly, welcome to Fletcher Fitness Ltd! I just wanted to jump on here and give you some information about what this blog area will include. We will be blogging on a regular basis, topics will vary - workouts, training tips, nutrition tips, and our founder Helen will be blogging about her preparation for her very … Continue reading Welcome