Dawn Highhouse

Spartan Open Weightlifting Championships

38th Spartan Open Weightlifting Meet Report On Saturday, April 13, I competed in the 38th Spartan Open Weightlifting Championship. This

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Nutrition Coach and Freelance Writer

Nutrition Coaching – What is it?

So, what is it that I do? Nutrition Coaching is all about you and your goals. Let’s walk through the

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Restorative Svasansa

I Don’t Love Yoga, But I Love Yoga Workshops

I attended a Restorative Yoga and Massage workshop at OMG Yoga in Rockford on Sunday. I’m not much of a

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Getting My Squat Back – You Don’t Have to Be Perfect to Start

You know what kills me? When there is a workout or a race or something and a friend expresses interest

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International Women's Day

I Know Some Badass Women

I am fortunate. I have a whole community of women friends that are incredibly smart, funny, brave and who have

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Exercise – If You Can’t Be With the One You Love

Monday night I got a PR on my back squat. I knew it was a max-out day, so I had

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Travel, CrossFit and a Touch of Courage

It’s been a busy few weeks! I was up at my cabin for a week around Memorial Day and then

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Protein ACTN3 in fast twitch muscle

Muscle Composition and ACTN3

When I got my DNA test results back from 23andMe, one of the things it said made me laugh. It

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Getting Back to Running

I’ve decided I need to get back to running. Me, back of the pack. I’m an ambivalent runner at best,

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My Guest Blog – A Little Backstory About Me

Last week I did a guest post on CrossFit 616’s blog. I thought I would also post it here with

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