Category Archives: Strength Training

6 Reasons My Rings are Better than TRX Suspension Training System

DH bought me these rings for Xmas last year.

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Great Article – Why I Don’t Do CrossFit

A friend of mine posted this article on Facebook. She’s a fellow group fitness instructor, but unlike me, works in fitness full time, including doing figure competitions! Why I Don’t Do CrossFit. It’s one of the best write-ups I’ve seen. … Continue reading

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Easing back into lifting post-cortisone shot

This is part 3 of the saga. Here’s part 1 The Shoulder Degeneration Saga + MRI and part 2 What the ortho said about my shoulder arthritis Following the doc’s orders, after 2 weeks of no lifting, I eased back in … Continue reading

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What the ortho said about my shoulder arthritis

Part 2, here’s #1: The Shoulder Degeneration Saga + MRI When I arrived in the office at Union Memorial hospital, they sent me for an X-ray right in the same office. After that I waited about an hour to see the … Continue reading

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The Shoulder Degeneration Saga + MRI

My shoulder starting hurting back around August. I took a week off from lifting and it didn’t improve. When it started waking me up at night, I knew I had a problem. I saw the physical therapist who helped me … Continue reading

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My Abs are Sore – From my Chest Workout?

*Originally written in July… guess I never posted since I didn’t get around to adding a photo. Here it is now! I’ve been posting a ton of food-related stuff for a while, so I feel overdue to talk about the … Continue reading

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Feeling Weak & Hungry: What I Ate & Lifted

I wrote this up a month ago during my absence, so never posted. Looking back, these numbers aren’t so bad, but I had it in my head to INCREASE INCREASE INCREASE the weight I lift. That’s not healthy for me … Continue reading

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