May 7, 2022

The ONLY WAY TO REAL PROGRESS/ Transformation *Get results in: real fat loss, muscle gain, pain free life & movement, energy, performance enhancement, agility, ability – I’m talking REAL, SUSTAINABLE PROGRESS is: PROGRAMMING Know what you are doing and why (a written out game plan for your workout that day/ week/ month) In your workout…

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The New Age Of Fitness

November 9, 2021

The New Age Of Fitness Staying on the right (healthy) side of fitness trends. Written by Dasha Anderson  This Article is Sponsored by our Partner KATLA Our bodies are made and designed to move. To push, pull, crawl, walk, jump, squat, hinge, throw, turn, twist, stretch, kick, run, hop, roll,  we are made for this—but…

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Structuring A Strength Training & Workout Program For Your Goals

February 19, 2019

Structuring A Strength Training Program – because working out should not be a medley of ‘calorie burning’, randomized moves. How often do you hear; ·      I work out. ·      Just finished my workout. ·      I’m working out this Saturday. ·      Wanna join me for a workout? And yet, and I will say this with the…

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Why Steady State Cardio Is Not The Best Way To Lose Weight! – Seriously.

February 13, 2019

Why Cardio is NOT your friend, Through the years I have had the great privilege and honor to train a great variety of individuals. From house mamas hustling to build businesses from their living room to A-list movie starts and recording artists, professional athletes and my yet-to-be pro guys who are pushing the limit everyday…

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Abs – Build Them, Sculpt Them, Strengthen Them & Keep Them

December 11, 2018

Fact is fact, so called ‘cardio’ workouts will not be enough to burn belly fat. Strength training increases muscle mass, and because muscle needs more energy to live, you will in turn burn more fat (belly fat included). This is not myth or fiction, this is fact. This is also the exact reason that there…

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What Is Exercise? (If you want results in your workouts – you need to know this)

December 6, 2018

If you understand how to use (develop) it… There is widespread confusion about what constitutes recreation and what constitutes exercise. I have fallen into this same confusion myself, as we all have, so be certain that many of your students and clients get stuck here. This inhibits them from reaching their best potential, getting the…

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My Strength Training & Lifting Modifications In Pregnancy

November 24, 2018

If,  we are the sum of we repeatedly do – which is a fact that has been proven and proven over and over again… it is a hard pill to swallow to stop practicing, perfecting, drilling, enjoying exploring and building strength for 9 (plus- recovery & doc clearance) months during pregnancy.  And so, of course…

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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu & Pregnancy: Train or Abstain?

November 23, 2018

Training & Teaching Martial Arts in #pregnancy👆 post; ART of discussion: #BRAZILIANJIUJITSU hey I’m not even close to the first woman to be passionate about it, and I’m not the first to be growing a little kicker inside of me while still actively persuing my craft; But, with Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu it has become increasingly difficult…

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RECOVERY & REST The Key To Your Workout Success

October 31, 2018

Your recovery is very important. For one, your recovery period is the time the body makes all of the gains you worked so hard for in your workout (weight-loos, muscle activation, strength adaptation). Additionally how quickly and how efficiently you recover is consistent with your physical fitness level; the healthier and fitter you get the…

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Pull Ups, Pistols & Pregnancy

October 30, 2018

#LetsTalkAboutIt … I guess this sums up the fears us girls that have trained our bodies to perform have; Toooooo often people think that women that workout (such a broad statement) are scared of gaining weight, but if you train correctly, long term and on a program you simply: – Pause – Laugh a little…

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Your First Pull Up (No, seriously, this program will get you there)

October 26, 2018

How To Do A Real (Instagram Worthy) Pull Up (No Assisted Bands and No Jumping) When I first got into fitness I was young, and had not yet completed my Masters degree in Exercise Science. At that point my understanding of fitness, health, wellness and exercise was as narrow as I hoped my waist line…

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How To Pick The Right Kettlebell Weight For Your Goals

October 1, 2018

What Kettlebell Weight Should You Choose? Okay! Now that you have a program, or looking to start to train with kettlebells you can start it with a dumbbell but eventually you will want your very own kettlebell(s). Yes, these guys (kettlebell or kb’s as we call them) come in all sorts of colors and even…

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