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A Horse or a Cat?


SDLHP 115/75
Muscle Up
10 Minute Time Cap.

3 Rounds for time:

10 Pull-ups
20 Push-ups
30 Sit-ups
40 Squats
*90s rest after each round* 7 more words


Paper Waivers (AKA Chris on Intellectual Bullies)

I’ve seen ugliness from trainers on both sides of the fence. From the side of the “Bro’s” and from the highly degreed types and those with a lengthy string of letters after their name. 627 more words

Spartan Kids Are The Best Kids

I love motivating adults to get healthy and moving but motivating kids to love their bodies, burn some energy, and feel confident – that’s the best! 288 more words

Sweat Session


“You must do the thing you think you cannot do.” ~Eleanor Roosevelt

In trying to decide whether or not I was going to blog today, I flipped through my little notebook of quotes that I like and was gently reminded of the importance of having the right attitude and perspective, as so many of the quotes that I have written down speak to character, attitude, and perseverance. 1,136 more words



Darkness surrounds Me

Deep, painful, soul taking stabs

Drenched in flower Beds

Nothingness circles

No soul is left within Me

No good could Happen

I see it Coming… 90 more words


Chronic Pain and Strength Training

This is something that I rarely talk about: I’ve been dealing with chronic pain since I was a kid.

Until my early 20s it was officially dismissed as ‘growing pains.’ In my 20s I was ‘to young for that problem’ and officially categorized as having a tendency towards hypochondria. 771 more words


The PT Diaries...Week 5

So, after my monthly body update, I’ve come to the realization that I am just not doing enough to reach my goals. In all honesty, I thought that I did really well in January, the only off-plan time was when we visited the UK for one weekend. 841 more words