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5 Reasons to NOT Train Like an Athlete

I’m incredibly fortunate to get to train high-level athletes every day. I can’t help but be insanely proud every time I watch a client play on TV or in person. It’s easy to get excited about pro athletes, but let’s not

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5 Strategies to Crush Your Workout if You’re Crunched for Time

I’ve had some bad habits over the years, but perhaps the worst was always telling everyone how busy I was. “How are you?” people would ask. “Good, but I’m SO busy,” I’d respond, my words grasping desperately for sympathy. I’m

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You’re Supposed to Be Tired and It’s Supposed to Be Hard

“It’s supposed to be hard. If it wasn’t hard, everyone would do it. The hard is what makes it great.” – Tom Hanks A League of Their Own At least once a day, I give a client a coaching cue and they

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5 Kitchen Gadgets Every Lifter Should Own

“Abs are made in the kitchen.” “You can’t out-train a bad diet.” “Gotta eat big to get big.” There’s no shortage of nutritional cliches in the fitness world. We get it. Eating right is a huge part of being fit.

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Stack.com – 3 Barbell-Only, Full-Body Workout Programs for Any Fitness Goal

Stack.com – 3 Barbell-Only, Full-Body Workout Programs for Any Fitness Goal Some people love their gym filled with shiny new equipment, juice bars and Eucalyptus-scented towels. They want to feel like they’re at the spa and would rather sweat in

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Posted in Lists, Powerlifting, Stack.com Articles

MyFitnessPal – 3 Quick Kettlebell Workouts Anyone Can Do

In my first article for MyFitnessPal, I broke down the kettlebell swing into four parts and showed you how it’s really not as intimidating as it seems. But the 3 kettlebell workouts in my latest MFP article… now these might

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MyFitnessPal: Learn the Kettlebell Swing in 4 Easy Steps

I love kettlebell swings. This is not breaking news. I’ve written about them before (here and here) and I wrote about them again. This time, I wrote a piece for MyFitnessPal called “Learn the Kettlebell Swing in 4 Easy Steps“.

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