After posting in April about me undertaking a new “40 things before I’m forty” challenge, I’ve finally got started on the list, ticking off number 5 – Compete in a powerlifting competition – at the weekend.

After multiple setbacks over the past 4-5 years I was finally able to take part in a ‘Quiet Focus’ competition run by North Midlands powerlifting. You can read more about it, and watch videos of my top lifts, over on my Strongmum blog →