Category Archives: Weights

Adults & Sports – Reduce Your Risk of Injury


Over the last two months I have been researching the possible cause of the many lower body injuries in women. I know that injuries are a part of sports and being athletic. Nevertheless, I have become concerned with the number … Continue reading

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Exercise During Pregnancy – Healthy for Mom & Baby


Pregnancy is such an exciting time for new moms-to-be! As your body goes through endless changes throughout the 9 months of pregnancy and into the postpartum stage, it can also be a very confusing time for many women. One major … Continue reading

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When Life Hands You Lemons…


…you all know how the rest goes…blah blah blah! The problem with this quote is that it doesn’t address the difficulty in accepting these lemons in the first place. I have been very active my entire life. If I wasn’t … Continue reading

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I’m Here To Pump (clap) You Up!


I speak to women all day everyday…at work, school events, friends, family, etc. One thing that has stuck in my brain is that women are SCARED to lift weights. Now before you start yelling at me from your end of … Continue reading

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Who Put This Fork In My Road? (Part 2)


Looking at this Fork in My Road makes me want to scream! I see the road to my left leading me to a defeated life filled with jealousy of the fit and strong around me. I see the road to … Continue reading

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Is Pregnant the New Fat?


When I found myself pregnant again, I was so excited…but for me, life continued as before.  I woke up at 5:30am for bootcamp, I ran, I taught kickboxing, I took spin classes, I rode my bike, I played with my … Continue reading

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Tabata not Ciabata :)


So every time I workout with a client and mention we are going to do a Tabata Workout, they look at me funny and say ‘Ciabata…Don’t you eat that?’  I know they sound the same, but they are drastically different.  … Continue reading

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