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About Erin

I started lifting a few years ago. I was too shy to hire a trainer, so I become one. Another spawn of my shyness was competing. 75 more words


On Passing the NASM Personal Trainer Certification Test

I’m finally coming out from under the rock that was preparing for the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) Personal Training Certification.

I signed up for the self-paced program back in November but told only close friends and family what I was up to. 977 more words


The amount of flashcards I make for each chapter of the NASM book has almost doubled from the first time around.


Factoids, that’s why. 117 more words


Studying the way I should've before!

Two years ago this month I took the CPT exam for NASM. I failed by three questions and the ensuing months were a whirlwind of discouraging occurrences with which I will not bore you now because that’s not the point. 209 more words


I am a Certified Personal Trainer

As part of my masters program, I was required to take the NASM personal trainer certification examination, regardless of whether I passed or not. That last part has irked me for months. 322 more words


Starting New in Boise!

I was hoping to just casually slip back in and start posting about running and smoothies again, but I’m pretty sure some sort of explanation is necessary after a 6-month hiatus ;) 769 more words

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How to Design a Music and Technology Degree

On February 18th, 2016, I presented at the College Music Society regional conference at Birmingham Southern College. My topic was How to Designing a Music and Technology Degree.  127 more words