There are a few words you might hear when you start working out that cause you to scratch your head. So, before getting into the actual movements in this series, I wanted to go over a few of those words. Bar: long piece of metal you put the weights on. This piece of equipment typically... Continue Reading →
A new series is coming! The Movement series will cover the squat, deadlift, clean, overhead and push press, and the thruster...maybe more.
Anyone who truly knows me should be laughing at the title of this post. For the last 9yrs, maybe even longer, I have been the queen of overthinking. At work, specifically fire and EMS, that over-thinking becomes a strength in pre-planning and scene size-up. In my personal life, it's a bit annoying. But there is one... Continue Reading →
Your health - mental, emotional, and physical - is far more important than the number on the scale or on the tag of that new dress you just bought.
I had a few moments of frustration today which only made things worse. Allow me to explain. We had rope rescue training today which involved me going up a rope (with a belay line as a safety) and switching to a static rope to lower myself down. This was my first time doing such a... Continue Reading →