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Who are you without your physical strength?

Who are you without your physical strength?

Take a moment with me and imagine that something happened in your life and you were no longer the physically strong woman you are known for being?  Maybe you are injured, have another health problem that is keeping you out of the gym, are insanely busy...

Learning to Live in Moderation

Learning to Live in Moderation

Living in a culture where more is celebrated and less is frowned upon--learning to live in moderation-- is exceedingly difficult. In particular, when it comes to nutrition, moderation in terms of the foods we consume can be a daunting task. If portion size...

Maintenance as a Nutrition Goal?

Maintenance as a Nutrition Goal?

Half of the fun of being a strength sport athlete is setting personal records (PRs). Whether it’s in training or on the competition platform, PRs are something we all strive for. However, depending on how long you’ve been in the game, the consistency of...

Do deep squats cause knee damage?

Do deep squats cause knee damage?

If you are a strength sport athlete, then you likely have strength goals. Whether it’s a personal PR, a state or national record, or qualifying for a specific meet, you likely have something that you are working towards. So what about nutrition goals?You...

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