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Listen to Your Body: Returning to Fitness After a Break

Getting back into something you once used to do can feel even harder than starting it in the first place! Especially when it comes to fitness. The popular advice is to take it slow, but can easing your way back … Continue reading

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What I Want My Daughter to Know About Working Out

Gia’s brain is making sense of the world every single second, taking in verbal and non-verbal cues about how things work and what things mean. And when it comes to exercise, I want her to grow up seeing it as a joy, not a utility. Continue reading

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Try Kettlebell Training to Switch Up Your Workout

Kettlebell training has spiked in popularity in recent years as an alternative or complement to traditional dumbbell and body-weight strength training methods. A favorite of bodybuilders and CrossFitters, these weights can give you a full-body workout that engages all your major muscle groups. Continue reading

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Once Bashful Teen, Now Strong & Sexy Fitness Instructor: My Journey

Growing up, Bethany always considered herself a “bigger” girl, and wouldn’t DARE let people see photos of her in her early teen years. College was no better – she saw what was happening to her body, but had no idea how to fix it. It took a total upheaval of her lifestyle to propel her forward on her fitness journey. Continue reading

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Your Accomplishments are Off the Scale – So Celebrate Them!

The theme of the Strong is Our Sexy blog this month is Body Image, and I’ve decided to try and find one Off the Scale Victory to celebrate every day.

These OSV’s can be anything from “I didn’t snack on the ingredients while cooking”, “ran an extra 5 minutes on the treadmill”, to “totally caught that guy checking me out!” Anything that boosts my spirits, makes me feel GOOD about myself, and deserves an inner high-five! Continue reading

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4 Ways to Build up Endurance and Stamina

When you first start to workout, especially when doing anything with cardio and conditioning, it may seem like a long and grueling task at first. However, as time goes by you will build up your stamina and endurance. Soon the … Continue reading

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4 Tips For Exercising In The Heat

    Summer is the perfect time for games at the park and long walks, hikes, runs, and bike rides outside. Being able to take your exercise routine outside is a great way to switch things up and prevent workout … Continue reading

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