Month: July 2018

3 Lessons I Learned From My Mom

As my daughter makes her way towards the teenage years, I’ve really been reflecting on the values I want her to learn when it comes to health and fitness. My kids know what I do, they see me set and work for goals, and they are hopefully learning that health and fitness is WAY more…
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What To Do When You Mess Up

Consider this analogy: This morning you slept through your alarm, hit traffic on the way to work, and end up 30 minutes late to work. What do you do? Do you beat yourself up for being so weak and decide that since you already missed 30 minutes of work you might as well just go…
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Barbell Logic Podcast

Hey hey! I am super pumped to share this with you, because I often get question about my powerlifting training and I want to share allllllll the details. One year ago, my husband and I decided to hire Niki Sims through Starting Strength Online Coaching (SSOC) to coach us with our powerlifting training. We were looking for help with…
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Minimum Effective Dose

I’m a nurse and my husband is a doctor, so medical jargon is a regular occurrence around our home. So when I heard the phrase “minimum effective dose” I totally got it. In medicine this means the smallest amount of drug that produces a therapeutic response. The same principle can be applied in fitness –…
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Don’t Make This Mistake When Hiring An Online Coach

I get it. You’ve reached that point. That point where you decide that your fitness journey would be easier with a guide. The point where investing in a coach will help to hold you accountable and allow you to maximize your results in the shortest amount of time. Trouble is, there are a million and…
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