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LWF Challenge Workout: The Corporate Ladder

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 out “Ladder Lunacy,” too.) Tip: If you don’t have a ladder, just draw one with chalk on your sidewalk or driveway. Watch the video for […]

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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 our fitness and our Vitamin D levels by taking our circuit workouts outside.  “Beach Party” doesn’t have to be done outdoors, of course, that’s the […]

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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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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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LWF Challenge Workout: Drop It Like It’s Hot

One question my daughter often loves to ask me (one of many, since she’s 10 going on 18 and a wonderful and sometimes exasperating mix of curiosity and know-it-all) is: “What are your favorite things in the whole world, Mommy?” She asks me this question all the time but I’m not allowed to list the […]

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