Anxiety in the Gym

When you think of anxiety in the gym, you might think of someone who’s not been there in years. Or ever. You might think of someone intimidated by the weights and the sweat and the people. You might think of someone just starting their journey in fitness, unsure of what to do once they’re there. You might not think of me.

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Anxiety can be crippling. It can creep into the most unassuming moments of the day and quickly turn them into the most distressing moments. For many, for me, these moments of anxiety happen in the gym. Continue reading

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The Question I Get Asked Most About Strength Training

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For those who know me it’s no secret that a lot of my spare time is devoted to strength training. Women often ask me various questions on the topic, but there is one question, without a doubt, that is asked¬†more frequently than others: how to get started. I’m not talking about picking up dumbbells for curls or tricep¬†extensions, though those things have their place. I’m talking about approaching the big lifts: squat, bench, deadlift, and overhead press.

Here’s a little background on how I got started…

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