(adapted from Natasha Korotkova)

When I am not linguistic-ing, you will often find me in the gym picking up heavy objects, moving them a little bit, and putting them down. Like this:

Nathan Pyle's comic on lifting

I recently brought my passions for linguistics and lifting together in this manuscript.

I also wrote this piece about Ivy Russell, an outstanding strength athlete and an advocate for women venturing into “men's” sports from the first half of the 20th century, who has been, sadly, largely forgotten today.

I've been lifting since September 2018. If you are considering starting lifting, or if you are already lifting, but think you could improve your form, make your training sessions more efficient, etc., here are some resources that I think can be useful for beginners and beginners+: