4 Steps to Master the Weighted Pistol Squat


Guest post by Paul Vandyken Do you think The Kettlebell Pistol Squat is difficult? Do you think it’s reserved for the pros? Well, you’re not alone. After all, it requires power, flexibility, balance, coordination, and core strength. Since it’s one of the favorite … [Read more...]

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


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...]