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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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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Workout Clothes, Love and Hate

Workout clothes. I kind of love them. I kind of hate them. I spend hours and hours in them but

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aerobic exercise

Aerobic Training is Good for the Brain – And Why I Used to Hate It.

If you only know me through GRLIFE and we haven’t met in person, this might surprise you. But when I

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food and weights

Muscle Memory in Your DNA

I just finished reading several articles on how the DNA of your muscles remember muscle growth. Essentially, your muscles are tagged

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Athletes, Body Types and Genetics

Roughly two and a half years ago I joined a local CrossFit gym. In addition to CrossFit, they also have

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