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Unapologetically Powerful: Virtual Powerlifting Meet

There are two things I really love: 1) Competing in powerlifting meets, and 2) Connecting with other humans who love to lift weights, and also connecting those people to one another. (This really is the very best thing about the internet.) And, I had an idea to bring those two loves together: An online powerlifting meet. […]

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How to Be (Your Version of) Creative

“If you’re alive, you’re a creative person,” says Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat Pray Love and Big Magic.   I believe this now. I didn’t believe that always — my mother is a generous, loving, self-deprecating women who points out her flaws often and eagerly (regardless of their accuracy), so I heard a lot of “I’m […]

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A Leaky Issue: Bridging the Gap to a Pee-Free Workout

I love lifting heavy weights so much one might say I could pee my pants with excitement over doing so. In my case, however, this isn’t just an expression but a reality. That’s right, I’ll own it: I pee my pretty workout tights every time I deadlift 300 pounds or more and almost every time I […]

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Love Gifts: A Way of Living

[Image courtesy of Black Box Photography] David doesn’t usually say yes when I ask him on fitness dates. To be fair, it’s usually something tough and sweaty or kinda woo and weird and just generally not his cuppa tea (which is lifting heavy with some interval training and traditional cardio). So imagine my surprise when he […]

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The Chad Rodgers Butt Burner

“Excuse me, are you…Jen Sinkler?” I whirled around to see Chad Rodgers, former professional baseball player turned personal trainer founder based in southwestern Florida. I knew him, too, through his former strength coaches at Cressey Sports Performance. I was touring what turned out to be his home gym in Bonita Springs, Florida, during my search for a place to […]

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Minty-Fresh Friendships

I never planned to post this video (hence why I filmed it vertically, ugh — those black bars!). I simply wanted another keepsake of this 15-years-and-counting friendship that is so precious to me. I have zero doubt that it will be funny mainly (only) to us, but I keep rewatching it and laughing. The defining […]

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