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Jill Coleman’s Radically Responsible Makeover

Editor’s Note: Jill Coleman is one of my very best friends, and an absolute force when it comes to getting your mind right. She’s funny and insightful, and if you follow me on Twitter, no doubt you’ve seen me retweet her pithy wisbits ranging from Byron Katie quotes to fitness straight-talk gleaned from years of experience. For those who […]

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The LiVit Consistency Challenge

You could say that our gym, The Movement Minneapolis, isn’t your typical gym. Beyond the barbells and kettlebells, big liftin’ and conditioning circuits, we often offer up a monthly challenge to our members — not typical challenges that revolve around body composition or clean eating, normally, but the kind that focus on completing a task: 5,000 swings, […]

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15 Finds for 2015

Sometimes small things make a big difference: A word of encouragement at a low moment. A great meal. A meaningful glance.The perfect pair of workout tights. A healthy snack. A product that somehow elevates an otherwise average experience. Because I can’t give you meaningful glances over the internet, I decided to make you a list of a […]

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How to Create an Indomitable Mindset

Editor’s note: Fitness instructor Amy Hodge has had two gangliogliomas — rare, cancerous brain tumors — one at a time, and one after the other. Ominous names for ominous news. They showed up in her mid-brain, the very center of her head, a place where very few neurosurgeons will dare to go. Nine weeks after […]

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Action Over Angst

I am most of my friends’ and clients’ least favorite person to complain to, because I have a near-zero tolerance for it. In the vast majority of cases, I believe action wins out over angst, and so the first question out of my mouth is usually, “So what are you going to do about it?” […]

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Hit the Hole That’s Right In Front of You

Most of the Tuesdays and Thursday evenings this summer, I’ve been attending co-ed touch rugby practice, which doubles as practice for a competitive women’s sevens side in Minneapolis called the Youngbloodz. This weekend, they’re heading to Seattle to play in the club sevens national championships, and I’m excited to see how they fare. The team […]

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