Paula is a communications professional and an elite level powerlifter based in Michigan. Her favorite color is yellow, and she can’t imagine a world without kittens. Her goal is to inspire women with all different kinds of fitness aspirations to lift heavy and learn to love themselves one rep at a time. Rock on Paula!!


5 reasons you should compete in your sport – and the sooner the better!

January 2, 2015 | BY Paula

If you’ve been working out for a little while, you’ve probably been asking yourself this question. Whether you’ve been running...

Being Relentless for Detroit

November 21, 2014 | BY Paula

Every year, many of the strongest powerlifters in the country make their way to the stage of a church in...

Just One Pull-Up

October 6, 2014 | BY Paula

Growing up, I never had a strong upper body. I remember taking the Presidential fitness exam, and being completely unable...


May 17, 2013 | BY Paula

It may be a little silly, but there really is a reason that I bring up PSY’s crazy song today!...

STEP AWAY FROM THAT CHICKEN WING! – Grilled Buffalo Chicken Recipe

May 10, 2013 | BY Paula

Grilled chicken can be overdone, and there are only so many ways that you can prepare vegetables and whole grains...

MAD COOL APPROVED: “Foods that Cause Mucus Buildup”

May 9, 2013 | BY Paula

The spring “plague” has been hitting everyone I know pretty hard. Every year, between allergies and weather-induced colds, it seems...

STEP AWAY FROM THAT CHICKEN WING! – Staying healthy while travelling

May 3, 2013 | BY Paula

I’m currently in Kentucky, where they don’t carry skim milk for your coffee, duck fat is a delicacy, and since...

Step Away From That Chicken Wing! – 7 Tips for Staying Healthy While Eating Out

April 26, 2013 | BY Paula

I have waited tables on and off since I was fifteen years old. It’s a great way for me to...

Step Away From That Chicken Wing! – Get Motivated and STAY That Way

April 19, 2013 | BY Paula

“How do you stay motivated?” I can’t say that there is one answer, or a one-size-fits-all type of program that...

Oops! Upside my head! – Everyone’s Sick!

April 12, 2013 | BY Paula

I’m not kidding. I have been avoiding everyone around me and washing my hands every time I see a sink...