Category Archives: Inspiration


I would like to say that I have taken a 4 month sabbatical from my blog, but that would be a lie. Because that would mean, I would have stepped away from it on purpose, but this is not true. … Continue reading

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As the seasons are changing, so are people’s reasons for skipping training sessions.  It’s one thing for something to pop up—that’s understandable, life happens. However when it becomes habit that CANNOT be tolerated. “I have work.”                        “I have to … Continue reading

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Keep It Simple

SIDE NOTE: I am now three weeks away from the RKC Workshop in Philadelphia, PA. In order to pass the RKC certification, I must complete the pull-up test (15 second Arm Hang for females) and the Snatch Test (100 repetitions … Continue reading

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Life Lesson: The Turkey and The Bull

Here is an excerpt from John Maxwell’s Self Improvement 101: What Every Leader Needs to Know   A turkey was chatting with a bull. “I would love to be able to get to the top of that tree,” sighed the … Continue reading

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…It was definitely tough enough! For those who have no clue what I am talking about, the Tough Mudder is 10-12 mile obstacle courses designed by the British Special Forces to test all around strength, stamina, mental grit, and camaraderie. … Continue reading

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Strength Coach Round Table Discussion III

Strength Coach Round Table Discussion: How did you get started in the Strength and Conditioning World? Brendon: My start in this business is almost the same as everyone else… I played sports growing up my whole life and the weight room became … Continue reading

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Personal Best

Being a competitive person myself, it is hard for me not to compare myself to other females (or even males) in the strength world. However, there is a difference between being inspired by these strength enthusiasts and getting discouraged. When … Continue reading

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