We had an interview with Pia KInd, worrld Champion in OCR and got to hear about her active life growing up, being interested in many different sports and how she eventually found her way to OCR. Pia also shared her perspective on aging, which working as a nurse specialized in geriatrics has given her great insights on and how she sees training continuing to be a part of her life all throughout her life.
‘I’m in better shape at 55 than when I was 20’ In this interview you’ll get to know Mimoushka Kion’s road to become a champion in both the Spartan and Hyrox world championships as well as her best motivational training tips for people who start their fitness journey later in life.
Water means a lot, we feel good just looking at water, it gives such a calm and we feel harmony. A word that describes swimming for us is "happiness" because swimming always puts us in a good mood and what feels a bit heavy feels lighter afterwards. 10k feels like an exciting adventurous challenge for us, the length above all and see how we react to swimming so far in open water.
I felt the fear and did it anyway.- The next day I woke up with the craving again. I WANT MORE! Exactly what remains to be seen, maybe run next year with my own group? There are so many possibilities and nothing stops me from reaching my dreams.
-I am motivated by the feeling after a run and what it gives me, to feel alert in body and mind, I have never regretted a run. I am also spurred on by the fact that running gives me more energy that I can pass on to my family, myself and my job!
Now it has been 13 years, I have run over 15 marathons and will finally run the SM (Sweden Championships) in marathon June 3. Just to run the SM is a dream come true and something I have trained for and wanted so much for several years. Life comes in between, but running gets to be there but in an adapted form. Like a really good friend that you can trust in all time.
- I work with sports injuries as my main focus and also training during/after pregnancy. My passion is my driving force and what I have allowed to blossom over the past three years, is my running. The goal that is in sight is the Stockholm Marathon 3/6. It is my first flat marathon.
Nadja Svahn holds a passion for running. To meet other people and to get the awesome feeling of endorphins after the workout session is the best motivator. Her focus is on getting fully recovered after a foot surgery.
Louise shares her story of how she got back to running after struggling with persistent problems with her Achilles tendons. One goal has been to be able to run Göteborgsloppet, which she did this weekend after rehab and careful training! Congratulations to Louise! "Given my situation where I am injured and at the same time put very high demands on myself at races, I have to rethink. Therefore, it's time to try to let go of all the high goals and just focus on having fun while doing my rehab, show confidence in my rehab and be patient."
Leila swam the US Masters in end of April and competed in Power Woman swimwear. She lives in Dubai, Tunis and Stockholm and works as a lawyer and university teacher. She will turn 51 in May and is on her way to becoming a top 3 swimmer in Europe. "I really wish to inspire middle-aged women all over the world and especially in the Arab world to play sports, to come back to competition or even to do a physical activity to stay strong and healthy both mentally and physically for as long as possible. You also meet many nice people through sports and share incredible experiences. Thanks to the sport I go through premenopause with less strong symptoms as well"
In this article we meet Martina Ekstrand who with this story want to inspire others to challenge themselves and believe that they can complete a triathlon if they do it their own way. Here are also Martina's advice to others who are going to do their first triathlon. "Comparing myself to others is not my thing, but competing against myself... - yeeeeah! Right now the feeling is: I CAN DO IT!"
We have interviewed Lina Bäcke, the woman in the pictures for our new collection JOY. Lina absolutely loves training and has worked with training and health as a coach, personal trainer, online coaching and group training for about 10 years. She is also trained in pregnancy and mothers-training, which she is really passionate about. "The female body is so awesome" - says Lina, and we can only agree!
Swedish swimmer Linnea Lindberg is one of Power Woman's most photographed athletes. Our photos of Linnea often attract positive attention - Finally a swimsuit model that is a swimmer. Here is our portrait of Power Woman, person and swimmer Linnea Lindberg.
Camilla Runfors pushes the limits – meet one of the athletes competing in the Ironman World Championship
Den svenska triathleten Camilla Runfors tävlar i årets Ironman Worldchampionship Kona, Hawaii den 6-8 oktober. För att hinna med alla träningspass, i livspusslet som trebarnsmamma och kirurg, så har Camilla gjort pendelträning till en livsstil. Här är hennes bästa tips som lett fram till en plats i årets världsmästerskap.
Many of you have already met Camilla Kempe through ads for Power Woman, on our site or through the Team Power Woman Athletic Club. But few of you know that Camilla is a dedicated triathlete and involved in the Swedish board for Team Power Athletic Club. So who is this beautiful blonde woman seen in various Power Woman contexts and what is POWER to Camilla?
Anna Wiss was one of the participants from Team Power Woman who took on the Ex Swimrun Spring Edition 2022 in Stockholm earlier in June. Power Woman got the opportunity to chat with her just before she sat off for the race.
Multi-athlete and adventurer Marika Wagner competes for Team Power Woman in the EX22 Swimrun Supersprint on 11th-12th June2022 in Stockholm. Marika is a well-known profile and coach in multisport and competes in Adventure racing, Swimrun and Mountain bike with gold medals from both Åre Extreme Challenge and ÖtillÖ.
Anna and Jenny describe themselves as two sports nerds, who got to know each other through the joint SwimRun club and both train and compete together, in the latest competition ÖtillÖ in September 2022, the couple came in 3rd place! Supervasan's manifesto is "To encourage an active lifestyle with health and exercise for one's own health through challenges from one's own conditions". The duo supports the manifesto and as part of the race, the duo conducts a fundraiser for the benefit of A HEALTHY GENERATION - an organization that works for equal health for all children and young people!
For Sara Rais a Power Woman is who lives an everyday life where she bring energy to both herself and to others. Sara Rais is for sure full of energy and just love training. This fall she will take on the challenge that has been her goal for several years.
Meet Sofia Danielsson, a Swedish running coach. Sofia gives her best tips for how to avoid "hitting the wall" on races.
Meet Power Woman Therese who is currently training to complete a Swedish Classic, including - cross country skiing, running, cycling and swimming in four long races during one year.
Meet Power Woman Jonna Hedbys who is Second Lieutenant at F7 Skaraborg Air Force Wing, model at @Nordicmodelagenc and an elite swim runner at @teamenvol.
"Jag tränar för energin, endorfinerna och ruset som ett bra träningspass ger mig. Jag tränar för att känna en känsla av styrka, frihet och få egentid." Möt Power Woman Cathrine Mortvedt som r framstående inom Cross Fit.
Här är kvinna som inte räds en tävling eller ett tufft träningsschema trots två barn ett krävande arbetet och en tävlande man. Hon pusslar ihop sin vardag och vågar satsa på löpningen trots att hennes elitkarriär för många år sen va över - allt detta med ett KONSTANT leende på läpparna.
Blicken på instagrambilden är tom. Trött. Långt från den kraftfulla elitsatsande triathlet som hon alltid varit fram tills bilden togs - då hon insåg att hon nått den absoluta botten. Det var ett år sedan. Idag är hon tillbaka men hon kommer aldrig mer elitsatsa igen. Möt Annie Thoren om den komplexa kärleken till triathlon och om vad styrka verkligen är.
Cykelskola i Malmö med ambassadör Issa Willet som lär oss vad man gör innan man sätter sig på cykeln, till eftervård av sin cykel.
Det bästa med löpning: Enkel träningsform som ger mig en nödvändig mental återhämtning. När jag springer får jag bla möjligt att skingra tankarna efter en tuff arbetsdag. Det är också en möjlighet till umgänge då jag ofta springer tillsammans med vänner och likasinnade. Älskar också löpning i skogen med den upplevelsen det ger.