Skip to main content

Kettlebell Strength Training During Chemo - A MUST READ

 I have been steadily communicating with my 21 Day Squat Challenge participants and to the members of Lauren's Playground.  We had over 800 people join in on the squat challenge this year and I have to say that it turned out to be the best squat challenge in six years, all because of the participants. Those of you who participated know how motivating this challenge was both in strength and community and that we had winners along the way who demonstrated both of these qualities. 

For those of you who are reading this newsletter and were not a part of the challenge, I felt it necessary to share the winner because she was truly an inspiration. 

So for anyone who is ever having a bad day, a bad year (like a lot of us in 2020) or are dealt with hardships in life such as serious medical issues, read on. 

The challenge winner won a free year to Lauren's Playground for her dedication to herself and her strength, her dedication to her community and pushing herself through the most serious of challenges, Stage III ovarian cancer. The incredible person I am talking about and winner of the 21 Day Squat Challenge grand prize is Bune-Carter Daly!

Bune is 59 years old, on her 6th round of chemo and showed up for the squat challenge, EVEN on the days she struggled to get out of bed or was sick from chemo. 

Bune signed up for the Playground to continue her strength journey as many people did after the squat challenge, but because of her win, it is on me! 

Now when you see Bune's photos, you will no doubt think Bune is a superhero.  But she didn't get this way overnight. Bune is hopeful that her journey has taken some of the fear out of cancer treatment. Exercise and trying to keep positive were her best hopes in preventing a recurrence. 

So if you are ever having a bad day or going through something hard, think of Bune or join Lauren's Playground. Her inspiration and those of others in LP will support you and help you get through it and get in the best shape of your life!

Congratulations Bune!  You deserved it.  You helped a lot of people while helping yourself and we are so excited to have you in Lauren's Playground!

Just check out those pictures of our own Superhero, Bune Carter-Daly

If you have been on the fence about Lauren's Playground, let me gently nudge you off. You will have access to the most innovative kettlebell, bodyweight and mobility programs and classes that are safe, fun and motivating. 

You also get a kick-ass community that goes with it, special perks and can come to a live class every week where you will be noticed and guided. Our bonus of reserving your spot in the Back to Basics workshop for only $10 (a $57 savings) is available until (tomorrow) January 23rd for one more day, if you join now! 

Sign up and learn more here: Lauren's Playground.



Check out what's actually inside LP here


Most Popular Posts

What Doctor's don't tell you after a C-section

I have now been through 2 C-sections since writing this blog post and thankfully I've recovered beautifully from both with the appropriate progressions. For those who are new and are just finding me. WELCOME! First let me say I did NOT want a C-section. I did everything in my power to avoid the first and even the second. I'm a kettlebell fitness strength and conditioning coach who relies on her body to share, teach, educate, and I was under the impression that having to give birth via C-section would and could destroy my body and career. Boy was I wrong! If you're feeing the same way, start by reading this article I wrote many years ago that still applies today! Many people have asked and here is part of my experience.  I don't claim to be a medical expert but not only have I successfully healed my C-section, my abdominals are no longer numb, and I've successfully helped others who've had multiple C-sections (even some 20 years ago) find their core aga

21 Day Squat Challenge - #21DaysOfSquats

Welcome to the 5th Annual Squat Challenge!  Updated for JANUARY 1, 2020 **We are SWITCHING things up this year** Why Squat?  Squats are one of the most beneficial exercises to practice. I could sit here and tell you how squatting makes you stronger, more conditioned, firms your legs and butt, improves digestion, increases energy and mood, but I'm sure you know the endless amount of benefits. A few people who've participated in the past squat challenges chose to share their experiences which I've shared below.  So let's just get to squatting! Beginners are welcomed! Join our Challenge Today completely FREE  here  and read the easy rules below on how to win one year free access to Lauren's Playground.  Do you plan on doing more than the Squat Challenge? If you want a workout plan... hundreds of people in Lauren's Playground will be doing programs like Upper Body Bliss and the Tushy Toning Transformation in conjunction with the 21 Day Sq