Bailey Jewell

Bailey isn’t just a National Level Powerlifter and ranked Olympic weightlifter in the state of Ohio. She’s also an active duty member of the United States Air Force, serving as a member of the Inspector General team at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. She found strength sports in 2015 and fell in love. Bailey has won bronze at the Ohio State Weightlifting Championship, earning the rank of 3rd overall in the state of Ohio for her weight class and also earned silver most recently at the International Powerlifting League (IPL) Midwest open. Her journey continues as she is now entering the world of geared powerlifting.

Favorite cheat meal?
Pizza and wings for sure!

What’s the weirdest thing in your gym bag?
Hahaha! Everything in my gym bag is weird! Um… probably my extra pair of undies in case deadlifts or squats take a turn for the worst #sorrynotsorry

What’s your perfect rest day?
Non-existent lol I HATE rest days.

Who’s your favorite athlete?
I am an enormous fan of Stefi Cohen for Powerlifting, and Lydia Valentine for Olympic Weightlifting.

What is your favorite breakfast cereal?
REESES PUFFS

Would you rather fly or teleport?
Would anybody really answer this with “fly”? LOL teleportation ftw

Hands down, what is the best 90’s song?
Fade Into You – Mazzy Star

Name the last terrible movie you watched.
Zombeavers. It’s exactly what it sounds like and it’s an atrocity lol

Favorite cartoon growing up?
Spongebob!

You’re a pro wrestler in the 80’s, what’s your name?
Harmony Hellfire!!!!

Who wins in a fight, a blind tiger or a miniature lion?
Who did this to these poor animals??? LMAO

What song would you want to play when you enter any room?
You Should See Me in a Crown – Billie Eilish

Worst pizza topping?
Trick question; All pizzas are beautiful.

If you had to replace walking with skipping or hopping, which would you choose?
Skipping. No explanation lol

Would you still want a million dollars if you could only spend it in nickels?
Abso-friggin-lutley hahaha

How many donuts can you eat in one sitting?
The limit does not exist.

Do you have a favorite Power Ranger?
I was more of a TMNT girl growing up *hair flip* *Team Raphael*

Do you believe in Bigfoot?
No, but I believe in a thing called love.

On a scale of 1-10, how much do you hate cardio?
This ones turned all the way up to 11 my friends.

High reps or high weight – which do you prefer?
Heavy weight, forever and always amen.

Do you lift for aesthetics or for strength?
STRENTH (no misspelling)

Do you prefer plates & weights or ropes & balls?
Plates and weights all day babyyyy

Where do you see the fitness industry going in the next 5-10 years?
Powerlifting and Weightlifting are about to be wild; we have so much young talent coming into the sport. Be prepared to see some incredible feats of human strength in the next few years.

What motivates you?
Becoming the best version of myself; beating who I was yesterday and the day before that. Proving to myself that no matter how impossible it may seem, if I put in the work I can accomplish whatever I set my mind to.