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It’s finally summer in Minnesota! So, I’m taking the opportunity to bask in the heat, and I’m inviting you to join me for “The Corporate Ladder”! (And if you love it, check ...

LWF Challenge Workout: Beach Party

We’re in the thick of summer right now and that means, for those of us who live in the frozen tundra 8 months out of the year, that we up ...

Tame the Tate Press

Looks weird, doesn’t it? This exercise is called the Tate press, and it’s fantastic for cheaters. And I am a cheater. Let me explain. Or rather, let my coach, Alex ...

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