Doughnuts and Deadlifts Athlete, Kristen Pope, Talks Training, Food, Overcoming Injury, and More

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Team Strong Figure Ambassador and Doughnuts and Deadlifts Sponsored Athlete, April Harper, contacted fellow Doughnuts and Deadlifts Athlete Kristin Pope for a Strong Figure Athlete Interview. How does it feel to be an inspiring and motivating athlete for fellow lifters, strong … [Read more...]

An Insomniac’s Solution to Better Sleep

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Last week I wrote a post about how to prevent Alzheimer's disease (AD) and I addressed four simple ways we can all reduce our chances of developing AD. The final prevention strategy I identified was getting adequate sleep. Sleep is Important When we sleep, our brains flush … [Read more...]

Why CrossFit isn’t Scary

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Are you one of those people who ask me (or other CrossFitters) a hundred questions about CrossFit because you seem to be fascinated by it but you're too terrified to try it? I know I've written about it before but I just got into yet another conversation around a week ago … [Read more...]

Erik is Always Right: Nina’s Big Fat Surprise

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This is my least favorite household phrase that gets uttered much too often: Erik is always right. Do you have a special person in your life who thinks he/she is always right? And doesn't it just really irk you when that person actually turns out to be right?! (Like, all the … [Read more...]

Weekend Recap + Your SFCWs + Health Challenge #2

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I competed this weekend for the first time in over a year--something I wasn't sure I was going to get into again. And guess what? I had a freaking blast. Even with having to be cautious of my shoulders and left foot, I was able to work hard, have fun, and stay injury free. My … [Read more...]