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Breaking Gender Stereotypes in Sports

by Kelly Colobella I’ve never been gravitated towards the things “they” say girls are supposed to like. I played with matchbox cars when I was young, hated wearing dresses (because it hindered my tree climbing), and despised the color pink. I’ve always been aggressive, competitive, and athletic. Fortunately, being raised by a very tough Mom, […]

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Female Strength Athlete | Feminism | Gender | Kelly Colobella | Stereotypes

My First Powerlifting Meet

by Kelly Colobella The week before my first powerlifting meet I scoured the internet for articles about prepping. Reading about how I should be training, what I should eat, bring with me, etc. I read articles from my awesome Plantbuilt teammates, and tried to sort through all the advice and information and digest it all. […]

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Chocolate Cherry Power Balls

by Kelly Colobella I own a bakery and make sweet treats all day. It’s really difficult to keep eating clean while baking cupcakes so sometimes I like to make a different kind of sweet treats for myself. These look like tiny meatballs but they are delicious, fatty, protein packed balls of wonder! A great way […]

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Weightlifting, how do I get started?

by Kelly Colobella I had a friend mention to me the other day that she wanted to start lifting weights and that she wasn’t really sure where to start. I remember that feeling all too well… walking into the gym and looking at all these machines, weights, treadmills and starting to panic. Seeing the large, […]

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Lessons Learned The Hard Way

by Kelly Colobella Right now the year is turning over, people are making resolutions… getting healthier, losing weight, going vegan (hopefully), and doing things they want to do to better themselves and the world around them. I was never a big resolution setter… I figure, if you want to change something enough you will just […]

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