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Isabella von Weissenberg

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I Am Perfection w/ Isabella von Weissenberg

Compound Performance Radio

After she began powerlifting in 2013, Isabella quickly rose to international level. She made her debut on the Swedish National team in 2015, earning a bronze medal overall at the Classic World Championships and a European record in the squat. Today she is the current and seven-time IPF raw world record holder in the squat in the -72kg category, the European record holder with a 512.5kg total and 500+ Wilks, twofold European champion and a three time World Championship medalist. In 2017 she was voted IPF Female Lifter of the Year and in 2018 she became the lightest woman in the IPF to squat 200kg in sleeves. While Isabella was making her presence felt as a fierce competitor in the International Powerlifting Federation, she was also developing the foundation of her coaching skills. Over the years, she has coached lifters both online and one on one in a variety of formats, as well as handled competitors at both Swedish and US National Championships. For the past two years, she has held powerlifting seminars all over the world and lectured on Mindset and the psychological aspects of lifting, presenting at events such as the European Powerlifting Conference 2018 in Dublin and The Global Strength Summit 2019 in Dubai. Much of her coaching style is built upon the psychological education she gained from social work studies between 2015 and 2018 at Gothenburg University. Isabella believes that to effectively help clients reach their goals, motivation and mental challenges must be understood and taken into account with equal respect as the physical preparations. The unique experiences of a fast rise to international success, formal education, and practical client work, has given her a solid understanding for the mental rigors that go along with competition at any level. Her ability to listen to athletes, empathize, and challenge them when necessary is one of many major tools to helps lifters achieve their potential on the platform. For more on Isabella, check her out on Instagram


17 Feb 2022

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x1@8 - Self Care (with Isabella Von Weissenberg)

x1@8 Podcast

This week, Alex and Bryce are joined by business owner, marketer and IPF powerlifting legend Isabella Von Weissenberg to discuss the importance of taking care of yourself in both training and life. Listen to hear the story of Isabella's Powerlifting Divorce, why you should separate your total from your sense of self worth and how to diversify your portfolio of happiness. Follow Isabella: @isabellavonweissenbergFollow Bryce: @bryce_cbbFollow Peej: @peejswkaatsFollow the Show: @x1at8You can listen to Isabella's podcast by searching for The Strength Story wherever you get your podcasts.

1hr 45mins

2 Aug 2021

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Women's Strength Collective

Isabella Von Weissenberg is no doubt one of the first names that comes to mind when you think strong female lifters in the IPF, and for good reason. Isabella has broken the squat world record EIGHT times in the u72kg class which is why we were all surprised in 2018 when she made the decision to the u63kg class. We talk about missing weight that year at the World Championships, the dieting process, disordered eating habits that can develop from a big weight cut, and fusing our identity with lifting. An important episode that takes a deep dive into the experience for Isabella and all she has learnt over the past few years being at the top of the game. Follow Isabella on Instagram at isabellavweissenberg Follow us at Women's Strength Collective and Schae Zarew on Instagram. Find out about the WSC event in October at www.womensstrengthscollective2020.com 


6 May 2020

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Powerlifting Around The World ft. Isabella Von Weissenberg

The Reactive Training Systems Podcast

In this episode, Mike Tuchscherer and RTS Coach and Internationally Competitive Powerlifter Isabella von Weissenberg chat Pre-Arnold 2020. The last time we chatted with Isabella was Monday, May 21st, 2018 before IPF worlds 2018 and we talked about The Mental Side of Training.  This conversation between Mike and Isabella builds on the last one and adds 2 years of both coaching and training experience. We hope you enjoy this one. 

1hr 14mins

24 Mar 2020

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Episode 15 - (RPE & Mindset) with Isabella Von Weissenberg & Jim Elli of RTS

Warrior Strengthcast

We are back! new year new season more great content! this episode we interview Jim Elli & Isabella Von Weissenberg of Reactive Training Systems (RTS) we discuss implementing RPE and mindset of training 

1hr 34mins

30 Jan 2019

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The Mental Side of Training w/ Isabella von Weissenberg

The Reactive Training Systems Podcast

In this Episode Mike Tuchscherer and Isabella von Weissenberg take a step back from the purely physical aspects of training such as "Which Exercise Strategy Works the Best?" and enter an entire different world of conversation. This episode is all about the mind and how incredibly important it can be for our performance both in the short and long run. Keep an open mind for this one, you may be surprised how practical this conversation truly is. 

2hr 31mins

21 May 2018

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Interview with World Record Squat Holder: Isabella von Weissenberg

The Reactive Training Systems Podcast

RTS Coach Jim Elli interviews Isabella von Weissenberg on everything powerlifting. We discuss her origin story, her recent decision to move into the 63kg weight class, how she prepares for competition and many more insights on what it takes to be a world class powerlifter. Intro music: Steve Combs


5 Mar 2018