From Laundry and Lunches to Lunges

I have been interested in athletics for as long as I can remember, playing every sport from Rugby to Floor Hockey, and even European Handball throughout my high school years. I loved them all, but soccer held a special place in my heart. I played Division 1 soccer from adolescence, right through my college years and into my mid twenties. I loved, and still do love the sport, however an unfortunate collision on the field tore the anterior cruciate ligament in my left knee (along with substantial meniscus damage), and I really haven’t felt the same since.

After my second ACL surgery I decided to take a break from contact sports and try something new; that’s when my husband introduced me to strength training. That was ten years ago. Read More →