Mary Theisen-Lappen is a track & field superstar, turned weightlifter. After being recruited by USA Weightlifting in 2017, Mary has excelled in her new found sport with some huge lifts. In this episode we’re talking about training for sport, as well training specifically for Olympic weightlifting. We’ll also be getting into overcoming insecurities about body image and building confidence not only as an athlete but as an individual.
03:00 - Intro to weightlifting
08:13 - Track & Field training vs. weightlifting
18:25 - “Stop comparing yourself to others!”
27:30 - Body image and confidence
54:00 - Inspiring other athletes
Mary’s Instagram: www.instagram.com/coachmaryyy/?hl=en