This article has been adapted from the Heartfire Rising (Mini) Podcast. CLICK HERE to listen to the episode.

I began lifting weights and going to the gym at 19-years-old. I’ve never considered myself an athlete, but I’ve always been physically active. Therefore, I can tell you with certainty that when I visited the local gym in my 20s and 30s, I didn’t need random men at the gym “helping me” set up equipment that I either…