Meet Black Flag Barbell Club athlete Rachel Lauderback. Off the platform, she is a personal trainer, corrective exercise specialist, Thai massage, IASTM, neurotyping and metabolic analytics practioner. She is a self proclaimed “huge nerd” when it comes to training, nutrition, psychology and basically obsessed with personal development in all areas of life and helping others live their full potential. Besides being an animal lover, and having way too many pets, she is an accomplished figure competitor. We discuss her growth in the fitness industry, deep dive on the importance of gut health and hormone regulation, the process of prepping for a figure show and what brought her back to the barbell. Enjoy!