Category Archives: Fitness/Working Out

Diet & Exercise vs. Stress & Anxiety

So here’s the thing: I have, in my possession, a certificate that states that I know enough stuff to be a personal trainer. I can, in fact, lead the average person (beginners would be best) through a series of workouts, … Continue reading

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Another trip around the sun

My apologies for the long absences. I have been struggling with stress and anxiety in the last couple of years. In the last few months I have just begun to feel like I’m crawling out of a cave, through rock … Continue reading

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Fitness Firsts

I have been active for most of my life. Water polo started when I was 13, marching band at 14, swimming at 15, and springboard diving at 18. Before all of the organized teams, I climbed trees, camped, hiked, climbed … Continue reading

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2014 Wrap & 2015 Kick-Off

Hello again my lovelies! I’d like to offer my apologies for having been away so long. Things got pretty chaotic for me over the last few months of the year and every time I thought they were calming down a … Continue reading

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Learning, Laps, Lunging, Lounging, and of course: Beer

Okay well not so much with the lunging. After lunge walking the football field in college as part of our dryland workout for the diving team I HATE lunges. I do remember finding it funny to have some of the … Continue reading

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20 More Tracks That Keep Me Moving

Seeing as my Revv It Up playlist (yes I use two Vs, I have no explanation) contains more than 160 songs I figured I’d give a few more of the songs off of it. I have always been motivated by … Continue reading

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My Favorite Moves: Back Extensions

After years of playing water polo, marching a bass drum, and basically did all the things I was told not to do and wrecked my back. I still have pinched nerves in the lower region that will act up every … Continue reading

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My Favorite Moves: Pike Ups

I’ve mentioned before that I participated on the springboard diving team in college and this move comes by way of that experience. Diving is an activity that derives most of its grace and acrobatic movement from the core region so … Continue reading

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My Favorite Moves

If you knew me in person, you’d probably occasionally see me pick up my phone and frantically type something into the “notes” app. Unfortunately, that’s because my phone has become my electronic brain. Before the cell phone assimilation, I was … Continue reading

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