Training

My 6-minute strength workout

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 I never let a busy day get in the way of my workouts.  However, some days I'm literally left with 10-15 minutes to squeeze in a workout, so I created what I call the "2 minute drill" workout.  Simple and sweet and over in 6 minutes.  This is also workout that can be done in a hotel room.  NO EXCUSES...this... »

Try this workout quickie!

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Hey there.  Hope you are looking forward to a 3 day weekend.  I wanted to share with you my "go to" workout when I am pressed for time.  I never let time be an excuse for missing a workout.  But, some days I literally have only 20 minutes to fit in my workout. So, below is my full body routine... »

I have two giveaways….

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Happy Mothers Day ! Today I have two free awesome giveaways for you active ladies!  I discovered these sport wallets last year from one of my clients.  The business is here locally in Seattle and I even met with the owner last week. She was so generous to give me two wallets to giveaway here on the blog. I LOVE... »

Knee pain and what to do about it

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The Strong Triathlete

Knee pain is probably the most common complaint among my clients.  Knee pain is an extremely common condition, and there are many causes. Winter means colder weather which means joint injuries become more frequent. Not only do we return to winter sports and running, but the lower temperatures decrease elasticity of tendons and ligaments, resulting in increased susceptibility to injury.... »

Walk your Talk….

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Make exercise a priority! I believe I say the above comment at least a zillion times to my clients over and over again. Too often I witness people committing to exercise for a certain amount of time.....like 6 or 8 weeks. In fact, my trainer friends and I always make bets on guessing how long it will be before... »

Get Strong!

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Well, its almost 3 weeks post marathon. This is the first week I've felt good back running. I was worried I was never gonna run again or never get back into the groove. However, I know I just needed a break from it all and now I’m feeling motivated to pick up my running again. I must admit... »

Knee Pain & Running

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Knee pain.  So common among runners.  Some complain of pain on the front of their knee, the back, the side, or below the knee cap. There are many causes of knee pain and it can be prevented mostly by strengthening the leg and hip muscles.  Actually, one of the biggest causes of knee pain is due to a muscle imbalance. ... »

Knee Pain & Running

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Knee pain.  So common among runners.  Some complain of pain on the front of their knee, the back, the side, or below the knee cap. There are many causes of knee pain and it can be prevented mostly by strengthening the leg and hip muscles.  Actually, one of the biggest causes of knee pain is due to a muscle imbalance. ... »

Stop Killing Yourself!

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Start living TODAY! WARNING: I gotta vent today!  Leave a comment below with your thoughts/comments It REALLY, really bothers me when I witness people getting into an elevator only to go up ONE floor. It REALLY drives me nuts when I witness people driving cars an extra 5 minutes in the parking lot to find the closest spot. It REALLY frustrates me I can't... »

Help! I get muscle cramps……..

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Wow, I have received a considerable amount of e-mails from you asking how to avoid the dreaded muscle cramps. Can you relate to one of these photos? Cramps can be the death of your race. Don’t you find it interesting you can run the first 20 miles with no issues then BAM! The legs go on lockdown. It hurts... »


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