Monthly Archives: November 2012

The Upside of Injury

I’ve experienced a benefit of having had tennis elbow. I now appreciate & love lifting even more. I have found that when you have it taken away from you & your body is ‘broken’ in a way & you just … Continue reading

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Toddler Weight Workout

My 4 year old son no longer naps. This is incredibly irritating not just because a break from him and time alone with the hubby in the afternoons would be nice, but mostly because he needs to nap! By dinner … Continue reading

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Fantastic Strong Chicks

How cool is this chick?! Incredibly cool, that’s how cool.  I think any chicks doing pull-ups are awesome, but with another 45-50 pounds extra weight… and when that extra 45# is your child wrapped around your waist?! You, strong lady, … Continue reading

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Getting HIGH Lifting

Totally didn’t feel like doing legs today. It’s SO HARD. But after the warm up & maybe 2nd set I felt FANTASTIC. So HIGH, such a rush. I literally thought, “Why don’t I do this every day?” Something about the … Continue reading

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Why Not Go to CrossFit?

I was going to call this blog “CrossFit Wannabe,” so I thought I ought to address WHY I don’t actually go to a CrossFit gym. 1. Convenience There aren’t any CrossFits near me. The closest are a 20 min drive … Continue reading

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My Goals with this Blog

Update 2-5X per week Keep posts about 300-500 words, not much more, although an occasional short post is fine. I’m known on the Turnstep Bulletin Board (TBB) for “Book-length” posts, so this will take some effort, although I plan to … Continue reading

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Naming your Blog – Tougher Than naming a Child

I was going to call this “CrossFit Wannabe” because I’ve been inspired by CrossFit and want to structure my workouts in a similar manner, but don’t actually want to go to a CrossFit facility. (Reasons why not to CrossFit are … Continue reading

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Audio “Sweet Spot” in the Home Gym

Doing deadlifts today, I put on my custom step aerobics mix. Awesome – this music is just awesome! Bent over to grab the bar & start my next set and the music sounded drastically different all of a sudden. I … Continue reading

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Top 5 Reasons Olympic Lifting is Fantastic

I’m not going to lie – my full time marketing career inspired this post. Numbered lists make great blog posts. Search engines like them, as do humans. They’re intriguing. Readers can get the point quickly by skimming the titles if … Continue reading

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