Today on FIT CHICKS Chat we had the pleasure of interviewing Ashley Vargas, CEO of Ashley Vargas Coaching who shares her insights on powerlifting. 

Ashley shares with everyone from why she got started powerlifting, the difference between strength training and powerlifting and what it feels like to be a coach in a male dominated sport. She also shares her thoughts on areas, as a coach, we need to focus on for strength training with clients and her top tips to getting started with a strength training program.

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About Ashley Vargas

Ashley Vargas has been a strength athlete for almost 10 years and has been coaching for 7. She has a passion for helping others find their true strength and realize what their bodies are truly capable of. She believes the skills that are developed in the weight room transfer into every aspect of your life.

You can learn more about Ashley at or on her Instagram: @ashannevargas

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Laura & Amanda – FIT CHICKS xo

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