Meet Parker Live, SMTF’s Mental Health Specialist
SMTF has teamed up with Mental Health Specialist, Parker to promote overall wellness throughout the Self Made Family. Her integration into the community has already made a significant impact, and we are thrilled about this collaboration.

Parker has an extensive background in assisting individuals with all things mental health including trauma, substance abuse, and body dysmorphia and eating disorders. She has worked with professional athletes, fitness professionals, the CDCR, and various non traditional settingsproviding mental health support where needed ultimately adding to her understanding of the importance of providing support to individuals in a way most meaningful to them.

Parker will be visiting several SMTF facilities in the coming weeks. Please refer to the dates and times below:

SMTF San Diego: April 9th at 10am
SMTF Palm Springs: April 11th at 10am
SMTF Folsom: April 17th at 3pm (tentative)
For Parker’s current availability on these dates, please reach out to her directly.



Celebrating a Remarkable Journey: Liz Williams at the Olympia Stage

Celebrating a Remarkable Journey: Liz Williams at the Olympia Stage

We are thrilled to share an extraordinary achievement by one of our own esteemed clients, Liz Williams. This remarkable woman has secured her place among the select few, standing as one of only 18 IFBB Pro wellness competitors worldwide to grace the stage at the inaugural Olympia event, including the Masters Wellness division. Liz’s journey is not just about fitness; it’s a testament to her indomitable spirit and unyielding dedication.

A mother of six and a proud grandmother of one, Liz’s commitment to her family and her profession as a full-time nurse in the NICU department at Desert Regional Hospital in Palm Springs exemplify her strength and character. Balancing the roles of a caregiver, mother, and athlete, Liz’s journey to the Olympia stage is an inspiring tale of resilience and passion.

Her journey at Self Made Training Facility (SMTF) Palm Springs has been nothing short of exceptional. Liz’s progress and growth have been nothing less than awe-inspiring, demonstrating her dedication to her training and her unwavering pursuit of excellence. Being a part of the SMTF family and culture has not only provided Liz with the tools to transform physically but has also fostered a supportive environment that fuels her motivation and drive. Liz works tirelessly out of Self Made Training Facility in Palm Springs, where her commitment to her goals is evident in every stride she takes.

As August 26th approaches, Liz Williams stands on the cusp of a momentous opportunity—the Olympia stage in Romania. This global event marks a pinnacle in her journey, a culmination of hard work, sacrifices, and an unrelenting pursuit of her goals. Liz’s journey to the Olympia stage is not just her own; it’s a reflection of the values and principles that drive her and inspire those around her.

We extend our utmost pride and support to Liz Williams as she prepares to showcase her incredible dedication and talents at the Olympia event. Her journey is a reminder that with determination, commitment, and the right support system, even the loftiest of dreams can become a reality. We are privileged to be part of Liz’s remarkable journey and excited to witness her shine on the world stage.


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