For Candice Escobar, lifting equals confidence.
A mom of two boys — Emile (1.5 years) and Elijah (3.5 years) — Candice says that, for her, lifting is a stress relief and gives her a sense of control.
During her second pregnancy, she and her husband divorced. And all of a sudden she became a single mom.
“I was terrified to raise two alone,” she said. “Especially with a toddler too young to really help with anything. I was insecure about my body as there was an extramarital affair while I was pregnant.”
It was after her second son was born that she found lifting and a new relationship.
“Working out in lifting helped me feel confident,” she said. “The fact that I was having physical strength gains showed me there were still things I could control. As a stress relief it was huge and in my current relationship, we both recognize when I’m due for a lifting session.” Continue reading “Strong Mom Candice Escobar | Gaining confidence through lifting”