Lessons learned (the hard way)

I just wanted to share a lesson I recently learned, in hopes to resonate with some of you (or at least give you a view from my newly gained perspective) xoxo -TYH

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What Nike meant to say was “Just DON’T do it.” (sometimes)…

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 […]

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SHOULDERS//CHEST workout

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. […]

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What is ‘beautiful’?

This post was inspired after I came across a blog written by a mutual friend from back home, Kami.  In Kami’s blog she talked about her reasons behind deleting her Facebook.  She said that her newsfeed was constantly being flooded with quotes, pictures, mantras and fitness-inspired images saying things like “muscle is the new skinny” […]

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PROMISE yourself.

Bear with me here for a minute while I try to sift through my emotions and thoughts and get something (at least slightly) logical down on paper. I had no intention of writing a blog post tonight; in fact, the only thing on my “to-do” list was to cuddle up with my new heated blanket […]

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“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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resultsCROSSFITstyle!

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 […]

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The Domino Effect

My good friend Matt, founder of Speak Your Silence, reached out to me a couple of weeks ago and asked if I would be interested in writing a guest blog post in order to share my experience with speaking MY silence about being molested when I was younger. I couldn’t be more honored to be […]

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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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