Author Archives: A. Wheeler

Making Metabolic Conditioning Less Scary: Q&A with Two MetCon Champs

Metabolic Conditioning is high intensity circuit training using total body, compound exercises and very short recovery intervals. I resolved to try it this year, but I’m a little intimidated! So I asked some experienced MetConners, Heather and Verona, to give me the lowdown. Continue reading

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12 Half-Marathons, 12 Months, One Very Strong Lady

When I think about running, I think about Erin. I met her in July 2014 when she was halfway through her feat to run 12 half marathons in 12 months! At first, it sounded crazy. But as I got to … Continue reading

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From Type A to Type Ahhh: Learning to Unplug, Filipino-Style

I first visited the Philippines in 2007. My dad was born in the Philippines and came to the United States in the mid-70s. He has always told us stories from his childhood, but I didn’t quite know what to expect … Continue reading

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How Aerial Sports Brought This Mother-Daughter Duo Closer Together

Heather and Kaitlin are a mother-daughter duo who share a love for aerial sports. Heather is celebrating her 4-year “pole-iversary” this May, and Kaitlin has been practicing aerial silks for two and a half years. As we celebrate Motherhood this month, … Continue reading

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The Daring Dozen: I Ran 12 Half-Marathons in 12 Months

I started running in 2009. In 2012, I was already signed up for 6 half-marathons, and decided to add 6 more. Read more of Erin’s incredible journey as a half-marathoner. Continue reading

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Hula Community Has Plenty of Aloha to Go Around

In this interview, longtime hula dancer Kim tells us about this beautiful art form, sharing hula with her daughter, and how Hula is Life translates to Strong is Our Sexy. Continue reading

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Beast Mode Engaged: 38 Fitness Classes in One Month

Meet Heather, who decided that during the month of December, she would take all 38 of the different fitness classes offered at Bella Forza Fitness. Here, she reflects on the experience and offers advice to other women who love fitness classes. Continue reading

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