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For this week’s challenge workout, we went to the pages of the Lift Weights Faster conditioning library to borrow from our friend and trainer, Jen Comas Keck. Her workout, The ...

Six Weeks To Strongman

“It looks like everyone else is chalking up, so we’re going to, too. Act natural.” I glanced over to see my training partner Jen Sinkler vigorously rubbing a brick of ...

LWF Challenge Workout: Leap of Faith

Yesterday afternoon, The Movement Minneapolis went on a field trip to the Skydive Twin Cities drop zone in Baldwin, Wis., where 11 members strapped themselves to a complete stranger (albeit a ...

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