Why Work Out

Working out is hard. It takes energy, It can be difficult. It takes time. There is a learning curve. Frequently

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Why I Walk

What is your “why”? What inspires you? I was asked this recently by some friends of mine who run Thank

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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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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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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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running friends

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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Coaching and Workout Classes – How to Get Motivated and Have Fun Working Out

Here’s an interesting statistic for you: A government study estimates that nearly 80 percent of adult Americans do not get

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