Last week, I hit a plateau with my lifts. I wasn’t getting sore with the rep and weight ranges I could perform, but I was at at point where I felt like I was going to injure myself if I tried to increase my weight. Instead of staying stagnant, I decided to switch things up […]
I challenge you to stop focusing so much on your failures and, instead, celebrate all of your many accomplishments. Rather than dwelling so much on how far you still have to go, take a minute to reflect on how far you’ve already come.
The past few months have taught me a very valuable lesson. A lesson that I am still working on mastering fully, but a lesson that I wanted to share with you nonetheless. This lesson has been in patience. As Americans, we learn day-in and day-out that we are living in a fast paced world and […]
I’ve found myself an awesome workout partner here in Arizona. He is in the physical therapy program at my school and we started lifting together a couple months ago. Everyone has their own styles and preferences when it comes to working out, and I tend to go back-and-forth between lifting with someone and lifting alone. […]
I had an awesome workout today! I thought I would share in case any of you want to test it out or change it up. I warmed up with 15 minutes of HIIT on the stairmill (1 minute level 9, 1 minute level 12 until 15 minutes reached) *TIP for stairmill–don’t hold onto the side […]
“Broomstick Mile” Use an empty barbell to complete the following: 25 each: squats, front squats, OH Squats Run 400 25 each: press, push press, push jerk Run 400 75 Cleans Run 400 75 Snatches Run 400 WITH PICTURES: 25 each: squats, front squats, OH Squats Run 400 (.25 miles on treadmill) 25 each: press, push […]
Before I flew back to Arizona, my good friend Terra took me with her to a Crossfit class at Expedition Crossfit in Idaho. I have wanted to try Crossfit for a while, as I have a lot of friends that SWEAR by it and love it so much. I am always up for a new […]
If you’re anything like me, the holidays caused you to go from this: To this: Fortunately for you, now is as good of a time as ever to get into the best shape of your life. Before you know it, it will be time to put away the big comfy sweaters and bust out your […]