Featured STRONGCamper: Elise Moriarty

Despite her battle with PCOS, Elise made time to complete her Master’s Degree in Social Work while working the graveyard shift at the VA Hospital and completing an internship. Her first STRONGCAMP brought to her a new mindset. She encourages others by moving out of her comfort zone and even creates her own workouts based on what she learned at STRONGCAMP! Her strength, teamwork, courage, and enthusiasm inspires others daily. Elise is headed to her second camp next weekend and is prepared to do an impressive amount of burpees, which happens to be her favorite exercise!

Quick Q&A

What’s your favorite thing about STRONGCAMP?

My favorite thing about STRONGCAMP would be having the opportunity to truly be myself.  I enjoy working out and putting all of my energy into each session. I love the challenge to be a better version of myself and STRONGCAMP allowed me to do that.

Did you discover anything new about yourself through STRONGCAMP?

I discovered that I am strong physically and mentally, and that I have to put myself first in regards to my health and well-being. Though I may struggle at times, I won’t give up.

What has been your biggest takeaway from attending STRONGCAMP?

I have struggled with my weight for 10 years, and have faced some battles that had broken me down. I have finally found something that helps me fight those battles and shows my physical strength, as well as my inner strength. With STRONGCAMP, I gained an army to help me fight every day.