“Broomstick Mile” workout

“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 […]

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POST HOLIDAY BEAST MODE: [ON] off

Just because you indulged a little bit this holiday DOES NOT mean that you should throw away your efforts to get healthy! You might feel like your progress has been lost, but that is all in your head. Now is the BEST time to get back into your routine, get a good sweat going, and […]

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Lost in the NUM8ER5

It’s so interesting how much our mind comes into play when it comes to meeting our goals or how we measure our success.  We get so caught up in NUMBERS. In measuring our success with statistics, pounds, percentages. I think it’s completely ridiculous that I can be having a perfectly good day, feeling confident about […]

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PROTEIN PANCAKES (this recipe will change your life)

The rundown: 1/2 cup – 1 cup of oats depending on amount of carbs you want 1 scoop protein 1 egg white water (about 1/4 cup, to equal protein batter consistency) blend ingredients, spray pan and allow pan to heat up (2 minutes or so) pour desired amount onto pan, allow to cook, flip, BOOM! […]

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take your heart & find your inner peace

Good Morning!! Today is technically Thursday, but it’s MY FRIDAY! (one of the many reasons I chose the grad school that I am attending…NO CLASS FRIDAYS!!) And while I don’t have class tomorrow, finals start next week so I will most likely be locked in the dungeon–er, I mean library all weekend 🙂 My class […]

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Give yourself a break

When was the last time you got to the top of a flight of stairs, stopped, looked down at your legs, and said “thank you for getting me up those stairs?” When was the last time you finished those last few strides of your run with everything you had in your heart and soul and […]

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why “take your heart?”

I’ve always loved the phrase “take your heart and run”, and if you know me, you know it is plastered all over the majority of the things I own.  I love the simplicity of the saying, but I love the meaning it holds deep within myself even more.  I like the literal meaning of taking […]

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