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Officially a Gym Rat

Breaking news: I joined a gym. And I'm super excited! Some of you may know that I've been very apprehensive to join a gym in the past because I believe fixed machines and endless cardio do more harm than good in the long run. My workouts are always designed in a way that prioritizes¬†functional¬†fitness, that… Continue reading Officially a Gym Rat

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Fitness, health and fitness, lifestyle, Uncategorized

Post Moving Fit Life (Part 2 – 7 Tips for Staying Fit in an Apartment)

This post was supposed to get written on Saturday but my internet got knocked out all day (plus I was working a double shift) so that didn't happen. Anyways here it is! It's taking a little longer than usual to write because Ryker (my new apartment buddy) thinks typing hands are great fun to pounce… Continue reading Post Moving Fit Life (Part 2 – 7 Tips for Staying Fit in an Apartment)

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Interval Training – What it is and why you need to try it

Interval Training is one of those types of workouts that promises amazing results and actually lives up to the hype. We've all experienced too many scams in the fitness world, from workouts that promise to get rid of belly fat to diet pills that promise to make you skinny in a month (but don't tell… Continue reading Interval Training – What it is and why you need to try it

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I Killed Murph

I was really not expecting to write this post today - but I'm super pumped that I can!! If you follow my blog or Instagram, you probably know that last Monday (Memorial Day) I decided to do the CrossFit workout "Murph" (1 mile run, 100 pull-ups, 200 push-ups, 300 squats, 1 mile run) for the… Continue reading I Killed Murph

Fitness, Uncategorized, workouts

Single Dumbbell Upper Body Workout

Yesterday I did a killer 1,000 rep lower body workout, so today I'm switching to an upper body workout. The workout only requires one dumbbell, but don't let that fool you into thinking it will be easy. Often times using one dumbbell instead of two is actually more difficult because the muscles on the opposite… Continue reading Single Dumbbell Upper Body Workout