I Don’t Have Time To Workout

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We are a busy, busy world. And in a society where our daily planners are filled from 6am to 9pm, it's hard to squeeze in as much gym time as we wish we could each day. Do you get stressed out on days you can't even get to the gym at all? What about the days you wish you had … [Read more...]

How Much Weight Should You REALLY Be Lifting?

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Have you ever left the gym wondering if you worked hard enough? As in you lifted but you didn't break a sweat or really feel challenged, and maybe you even feel like you cheated yourself? Or what about the opposite? Have you ever left the gym thinking to yourself, "I need to … [Read more...]

The Importance of Grip Strength

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Part 1: STEPH My husband once laughed at me while I was trying to open a jar of jalapenos. "Functional fitness, huh? For someone so strong, it's hard to believe that you can't open a jar." My grip strength sucks, and I hate to admit it, but I've had little desire to … [Read more...]

What to Give Up in Order to Find Success

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Perhaps we should love ourselves so fiercely, that when others see us, they know exactly how it should be done. I saw this on Instagram a couple weeks ago and wrote it down in the "Thoughts" section of my journal. You know, the journal that logs my lifting PRs, my conditioning … [Read more...]