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Chasing Passion: From bodybuilding to powerlifting and kettlebells

Two months ago, I quit my job without another one lined up,was in the middle of trying to start my own fitness business, and was running out of options for making ends meet.  Walking my dog pondering next steps, I … Continue reading

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Protein Intake Recommendations for Muscle Building

The Basics: Protien’s Integral Role in Muscle Building Your body is constantly breaking down and synthesizing new proteins.  The building blocks of proteins are 20 different amino acids, 9 of which are considered essential in that your body cannot make … Continue reading

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Pull-ups: 0-5 in Four Months

I started training in September with zero pull-up capability, with my goal of having eight pull-ups by Christmas.  I’m lagging a bit on that, but I’m happy with five.  I was up to three by Thanksgiving, focused on my running … Continue reading

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50 Mile Ultra Run Training – Part 2 – Building an aerobic base, running slow

As I was reading more and more articles to write this post I came to the conclusion… I don’t know what I’m doing anymore. Ahhhhhh! I remember the feeling after my first Olympic Tri, that there were phases that I … Continue reading

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Fitness Progress: Women can do Pull-ups

About 2 months in – my last post about my goals was from end of Aug, and my goal was to reach these numbers before Christmas. Current                             … Continue reading

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