As the story has it, one day I headed to the opposite side of the globe – the Flipside. I arrived in Korea on February 16th, 2005 and thought I’d do a year, then leave. I went from being some random foreign girl to taking on labels I never imagined – university professor, film extra, professional boxer, reality TV star, CEO of my own girls-only fitness company (Flipside Fitness), CEO of my own boxing club (Hulk's Club, formerly known as Hulk's Boxing), and now I'm launching my 3rd business -- Empowered Clubhouse.


After 11.5yrs in Korea, I then picked up one day and returned to Toronto, Canada. But then I left again. This time it was for the Philippines. That's where I am now, living in the land of the happy people. The struggles are real and the struggles are many but I'm living life on my terms, I'm calling the shots, and I'm doing what I love. Life is an amazing adventure and this is my story of yesterday.

Monday, June 12, 2017

Gym Nasty at Elite... Monday, June 12

Day two of boxing at Elite.
Day two of feeling a bit nauseous in the final rounds.
... I love it.

I forgot just how hot it is in the Philippines, how completely humid it gets, and then I'm reminded when I come to boxing.  I sweat like a beast at training, wow.  Coach Bogs asked me if I wanted to be stretched out after training and I responded with "are you kidding me?!  I don't even want to touch my own body after training... I'm nasty".  And I am nasty -- gym nasty!

Coach Bogs has started to teach me Tagalog (Filipino) when training me.

"one"
"double"
"four"
"Go forward"
"Go backward"
"Do it again"

Those are the six we worked on today.  Honestly, I can't remember them to say them but when he yells them out at me during pad work I know what he's saying and how to respond.

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