Author: Malou Fehlbaum
Malou Fehlbaum is a 36-year-old scuba diving instructor from Switzerland. She is also a former Border Police Officer in the K9 unit and a former truck driver. Malou is always “on the road,“ constantly seeking new challenges in both sport and life to enjoy life to the fullest.
She discovered a passion for strength training, especially with kettlebells, through CrossFit in 2015 and received her SFG Level I in 2017. Since then she has focused her training on kettlebells, because they’re simply the most efficient tool to use, especially as a world traveler.
In July 2020, Malou successfully completed the “Sinister” Challenge and in 2021 she even had the audacity to prepare for and pass all StrongFirst certifications by using only bodyweight and kettlebell training.
February 9, 2023In my last article, “From Wheelchair to Sinister: The Importance of Mental Strength,” I wrote about the power of mental strength. I am back today to discuss the mind once more, but this time the importance of mental focus and its place in the progression of our practice. As students of strength, we are all […]
January 14, 2021In June 2003, I was injured during my apprenticeship to become a truck driver. An 830kg stone, the size of an oak barrel, fell from my truck and hit me on my lower back as I was standing leaning forward. The result was three broken vertebrae, a broken pelvis, and both legs broken all the […]