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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 Viada, founder of Complete Human Performance, explain. “Though the number one method for improving the bench press is to spend more time bench pressing, when […]

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Unapologetically Strong Coaching now officially OPEN!

Whenever a potential member walks through the doors of The Movement Minneapolis, more often than not the reason they do is because they are urgently looking for something different than what they’re currently doing. Oftentimes, they feel like they’ve tried everything and had little success, or they had some initial success and then hit a […]

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LWF Challenge Workout: Trail Blazer

I can admit it: I might use what I like to call “loving peer pressure” to get my friends to join me in a workout. I can’t help it! I just want everyone to have as much fun as I do! This latest Lift Weights Faster Challenge Workout was filmed at CrossFit Center City, one […]

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How to Design Your Own Radass Circuits

Artists love to (and/or have to!) paint, composers spend hours creating music, and then there’s me: I really, really love to design full-body conditioning circuits. I was introduced to the art of it by my friend and mentor, strength and conditioning coach Dos Remedios, and the author of Cardio Strength Training. The only thing I […]

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The Act of Consistency

[photo credit: Jalbus Photo] Observation: I often see people getting ahead of themselves when it comes to fitness goals. I witness frustration with the speed of results, and sometimes a peculiar sense of entitlement to results that haven’t actually been earned. Just like nutrition, the process isn’t sexy, but showing up again and again and […]

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Understanding and Managing Joint Hypermobility

I always joke that some people are made out of rubber and some are made of lead. Personally, I’m lead, meaning I’m not very flexible, but others — many women, especially — are over at the far other end of the spectrum. Hypermobile joints can be a major concern in the context of fitness, and I […]

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