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LWF Challenge Workout: The Holiday Helping

“Happy holidays/May the merry bells keep ringing/Happy holidays to you!” Growing up, my dad put my favorite of all Christmas crooners, Bing Crosby, on our record player (record player!) every year around this time. I don’t know about you, but I’m getting bitten by the holiday spirit and I can feel the enthusiasm spreading even to […]

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LWF Challenge Workout: The Up and Over

It’s that time of year again where, for a lot of us, our schedules are nothing but go, go, go. And that’s fine, but our bodies will be a lot happier come January 1st if we still take time to put our muscles to the test, and our mindset will be more set if we get some […]

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3 Deadlifts for a Stronger Low Back and Better Glutes

There are three things that can turn somebody’s day (maybe even life) around: ’80s love ballads. Bangs. (My training partners call these “PR bangs.” I’m sure it’s a coincidence that whenever a member of our team cuts bangs she starts killing her lifts — or is it??) Deadlifts. Am I joking? Ehhh, I might not […]

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4 Easy Ways to Improve Your Deadlift

I’ve been on the road a lot lately, with my travels involving pinging around the States from California to Texas to Philly, to just wrapping up an absolutely outstanding 10-day excursion to Ecuador. Each trip was eye-opening in its own way and each one gelled perfectly with my favorite mantra by Albert Einstein: “Learn from […]

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LWF Challenge Workout: The Deadliest Circuit

Technology these days: I knew my phone was really starting to get me when it stopped trying to autocorrect “deadlifts” to “deadliest”. “Yes, I really am talking about deadlifts!” Today’s challenge workout is paying tribute to Apple engineers who lift — they exist, I know they do! —  and want to correct this mistake. One […]

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LWF Challenge Workout: Nickels and Dimes

It’s the time of year when we all start to feel that urgent push to fit everything in: family gatherings, holiday shopping and meal planning. And of course — your workouts! Keeping consistent with your workouts during the holiday season can be tricky, but with this small (wink, wink) challenge from me and a little bit […]

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