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A First-time Powerlifter at 40 Hostyle

A First-time Powerlifter at 40? – Shelley speaks from the Platform

Fresh from Shelley’s Provincial powerlifting meet just a week ago where she went 8/9 set 2 pr’s and won best master female lifter (more on that in an upcoming post) I thought it was time to have her talk about training and life at 40…. Read on Curd   Twenty years ago I was a grad student. I worked 2-3 jobs (depending on the year) and was a competitive bodybuilder. When there was a break in the day, I trained. Even[…]

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Meet Shelley Hostyle

Meet Shelley

Meet Shelley. Wife, mother, business owner, strength athlete. We’d met a few times over the past couple years. We have mutual clients and friends in the local Ottawa business community and have attended some of the same networking events. More recently, I became aware of her competitive powerlifting experience, seeing some social media posts and videos. But her most recent competition—at the CPU Nationals in Regina in February—really intrigued me. Here was a person who went to her first national[…]

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