Hannah "The Destroyer" Jennings is a Strength & Mental Process Coach.
For over the past 10 years Hannah has been lifting weights and building an unstoppable mental process to ensure she performs at her best in both competitions and in life.
Hannah has competed at State, National, and World Level Championships. She has been the West Virgina State Lightweight Women (LW) Strongman Champion and holds the World Record in the Mouser Block Press (LW category).
Hannah is a coach who helps female athletes to bust past mental blocks and to level up. She helps women understand what having the right mindset and building strength can truly do for them.
Hannah has a Masters in Sport Science with a background in Powerlifting and Strongman.
“Once the mental process is in place training and life take on a new meaning. The fear, insecurity, self doubt, and frustration are gone and confidence and strength take its place.”
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Who is Hannah and what she does
Growing up in a large family
Growing up with 7 brothers and 2 sisters
Getting into strength at 15 years old
Wanting to get stronger for soccer
Role models during her teenage years
Being inspired by her older sister and Joan of Arc
Going from homeschooling to high school
Wanting to become a vet
Getting into lifting competitively
The journey to competitive lifting
Dealing with injury
Loving how lifting made her feel
Starting in powerlifting
Making the transition into strongman
Feeling powerful and badass
What’s involved in powerlifting and strongman
Loving the squat
The mental side of competitions - before, during and after
Dealing with nerves
Focusing on her mental process
Breaking it down into smaller steps
Handling negative self talk
How her confidence has changed
Training with periods
Am I lazy or tired?
Top tips for recovery
Why sleep is so important
What to do when hitting a strength plateau
Learning the art of Patience
Nutrition and fueling her workouts
Working with a meal prep company
Common themes around mindset
Future dreams and goals
Performing feats of strength
Myths around strength
Changing the mindset of women and encouraging them to lift weight
Advice for women who want to start lifting
The power of getting on a program and stick to it for 4 weeks
Keeping yourself accountable