60 episodes

Join 60kg powerlifting gym owner Heidi Dehnel and her influential guests for an intimate, off-the-cuff conversations about training, family, business and owning who you are. The Future Is Female Powerlifting shares heartfelt and hilarious stories of successful women across the world. Asking how they made it, the challenges and opportunities they faced along the way, the lessons they’ve learned, the insights they’ve gained and what advice would they would give a woman looking to powerlift. New episode every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month.

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    • 4.9 • 95 Ratings

Join 60kg powerlifting gym owner Heidi Dehnel and her influential guests for an intimate, off-the-cuff conversations about training, family, business and owning who you are. The Future Is Female Powerlifting shares heartfelt and hilarious stories of successful women across the world. Asking how they made it, the challenges and opportunities they faced along the way, the lessons they’ve learned, the insights they’ve gained and what advice would they would give a woman looking to powerlift. New episode every 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month.

    Powerlifting for Mental Health – The Advantages & Warning Signs

    Powerlifting for Mental Health – The Advantages & Warning Signs

    Joining me again for another knowledge bomb episode is Dr. Vanessa Gale, The Strength Gals powerlifting coach and developer of the Holistic Alignment Strategy. Today we explore the mental and physical advantages of powerlifting as well as the warning signs that you may be too critical towards yourself. In this episode, Vanessa discusses why having... Read More

    • 39 min
    Unlocking True Superwoman Strength with Vanessa Gale

    Unlocking True Superwoman Strength with Vanessa Gale

    I do a lot. I’m a wife, mom of 3, strength gym owner, podcaster, powerlifting judge, coach & meet director. I probably juggle at least 5 of those hats daily. So when Dr. Vanessa Gale and I were discussing what she does to help women who like to do it all live more mentally, physically,... Read More

    • 35 min
    "You Look Like A Man" Creator & 2019 Strongest Woman World, Jessica Fithen

    "You Look Like A Man" Creator & 2019 Strongest Woman World, Jessica Fithen

    “Wow I just threw up in my mouth a little”, “It’s a shame what that physique does to the boobs” and the ever-popular, “You look like a man”. These are just a few of the many unsolicited comments made towards females in athletics. Strangers who feel compelled to attack and verbally abuse women based on... Read More

    • 1 hr 27 min
    What The Hell Is RPR and Why It's A Game Changer with Co-Founder JL Holdsworth

    What The Hell Is RPR and Why It's A Game Changer with Co-Founder JL Holdsworth

    When you hear that Dave Tate, Elite FTS founder and powerlifter of almost 40 years sets a 90lbs squat PR, you listen. When you watch people immediately perform stronger right before your eyes, you realize you need to know the hell is going on. It’s not voodoo or black magic, though it appears that way.... Read More

    • 1 hr 32 min
    How To Implement "5th Set" Principles As A System w/ Swede Burns & Sin Leung

    How To Implement "5th Set" Principles As A System w/ Swede Burns & Sin Leung

    I was honored to once again have Swede Burns & Sin Leung for this awesome, comprehensive breakdown of the “5th Set” principles as a system not only for powerlifting training but as management for just about anything. Swede’s powerlifting program, “5th Set”, is regarded as one of the best systems for powerlifting & competition.  If... Read More

    • 54 min
    Nurse Anesthetist, Mother & Elite Powerlifter Kelley Spohrer

    Nurse Anesthetist, Mother & Elite Powerlifter Kelley Spohrer

    Like many of us, powerlifting came at a time when we were rebuilding who we were as a woman. Focusing on a skill that challenges & tests what your body can achieve is exciting. 3 years later, 15 meets deep (including a highly coveted Arnold) and a 463 WILKS, I’d say Kelley Spohrer has taken... Read More

    • 1 hr 3 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
95 Ratings

95 Ratings

MistyDawnJ ,

Inspiring and honest podcast

I have neglected writing a review and I really should have sooner! I discovered this podcast during the lockdown and have enjoyed listening to these as I walk. Often I feel like she has a view of my life as many episode subjects seem to come right as I need them. This is testament to the fact we are not alone in this and there is support and a community for us female lifters. The meets are always a good place to be reminded but in between it can be a struggle at times to remember why I love being in the gym chasing improvement.

aim.fit ,

Honest and real

I LOVE listening to Heidi and all of her guests. I feel like I’m listening to a friend. This podcast is for powerlifters but all gym goers can appreciate it and learn something!

L YO ,

Life Changer

First time I turned it on, I binge listened and every episode opened my eyes to being strong. I have even listened to a few episodes now more than once to take notes. It’s literally changed my life in a positive way. Thank you Heidi for doing this podcast!

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